Health Systems and Policy

Master of Public Health Option

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Oregon State University’s Master of Public Health - Health Systems and Policy program will provide you with well-rounded training in policy analysis and systems.

You and your cohorts will be matched with a faculty advisor, providing the opportunity to collaborate on research and outreach projects.

You’ll learn to solve health care challenges in practical ways and understand health services delivery from the distinct viewpoints of those who receive, provide, finance and regulate care.

In sum, you’ll be equipped to effect real change in people’s lives.

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How To Apply

The Graduate Programs Application page contains instructions for each step of the application process.


Program Handbooks and Competencies


Master of Public Health

Master of Public Health (MPH) with a concentration in Health Systems and Policy.

Accelerated MPH Program

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.



The H510 MPH internship is a 200-hour professional internship where knowledge from coursework is applied in a real-world setting.



The College of Public Health and Human Sciences is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health


Further Information

If you have specific questions about the application process, visit the college's Graduate Student Admissions page.

For academic or professional information specific to the OSU Health Systems and Policy program, please contact the graduate program director Denise M. Hynes, BSN, MPH, Ph.D., RN.