New York Medical College

School of Health Sciences and Practice

Doctor of Public Health in Health Policy and Mangement


Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences

Basic Sciences Building - Room A41

Valhalla, NY 10595

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Public Health

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) in Health Policy and Management prepares professionals with the knowledge and skills to assume local, state and national leadership positions in public health practice within the public and private sectors. The focus of the program is on understanding the socioeconomic determinants of health; these include the allocation and distribution of public and private investments in human capital, physical and social infrastructures and health care. The program emphasizes the dynamic changes currently underway in the financing, organization and access to health care services, their relationship to health and economic policies and their potential impact on improving population health. The DrPH is designed for the mid-career professional and practitioner of public health in traditional health departments, managed care organizations, community-based organizations, hospitals, consulting firms, international agencies, state and federal agencies as well as others. This program targets individuals who will influence policy formation and public health management. It specifically develops an individual’s analytical skills for policy formation, program management and evaluation. New students are admitted for fall semesters only.


New York Medical College is chartered by the Regents of the State of New York, and all of its degree programs are authorized by the New York State Department of Education. The College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

International Student Requirements:

TOEFL, transcript evaluation, financial support documentation.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 54

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1000 USD

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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