Health Management and Policy

Develop the ability to solve health care problems in practical ways whithin sound conceptual frameworks and understand health services delivery from the distinct viewpoints of those who receive, provide, finance and regulate care. By choosing the Health Management and Policy major option, you will learn about the management of public health and health care programs and agencies, and the analysis of public health policies. The program is right for you if you want to manage health programs in a wide range of institutions, both public and private, and is particularly wellsuited for students interested in the business associated with the delivery and financing of health services. You also may earn a Certificate in Gerontology.


Future Students

Visit Undergraduate Academic Advising to pursue this program.


Current Students

Courses offered

Use the general catalog to view courses offered in the program.

Course requirements

Use an option sheet (pdf) to track your progress in completing course requirements.

Sample plan

Sample plans are a guide to give students an idea of which classes they may take and when. These samples are intended for information purposes only. Students should consult with their OSU academic advisor to create a personalized degree plan.
Health Management & Policy Option Sample Plan (pdf)

Academic advising

Schedule an advising appointment.

Pre-public health to full major

Pre-Public Health to Full Major FAQ

Additional resources


Accelerated Graduate Program in Health Management and Policy

If you are a current OSU undergraduate student, you can take graduate classes and apply those credits to your current undergraduate degree, then transfer them to a participating graduate program. See how.