By utilizing acquired skills and knowledge, HSMP graduates are needed to formulate sound, creative solutions to complex problems in our nation’s health care system. Graduates from the Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy gain the skills necessary to make the delivery of care to our communities safer and more efficient while expanding health insurance coverage and eliminating disparities across the United States.
In today’s complex and rapidly changing healthcare environment, the field of health systems, management and policy is continuing to grow and the demand for educated professionals is great. Our graduates often seek career placements locally, nationally and internationally. Common job titles in health systems, management and policy include:
- Associate Director
- Academic Policy Advisor
- CEO & President
- Health Care Consultant
- Health Care Manager
- Health Policy Analyst
- Health Services Researcher
- Program Planner and Evaluator
- Vice President of Legal and Compliance
Graduates in these positions administer, manage, and evaluate health policies, programs and services in the following environments:
- Academic Medical Centers
- Consulting Firms
- Hospitals and Health Systems
- Health Foundations
- Health Insurance Companies
- Managed Care Organizations
- Pharmaceutical Companies
- Research Institutes
- State and Federal Health Agencies
The faculty in the Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy are dedicated to assisting students in their transition from classroom to career. Throughout their time at the Colorado School of Public Health students are encouraged to meet with their faculty advisor to discuss potential career paths and opportunities.
For more information about careers, please check out the Pfizer Guide to Careers in Public Health, available online at www.whatispublichealth.org or visit the Colorado School of Public Health career links.