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Health Services Policy and Management

Health services policy and management is an interdisciplinary field concerned with the promotion of personal and public health through planning, organizing, directing, controlling, coordinating, and evaluating health services.

Career opportunities exist in hospitals and clinics, state and federal health care agencies, professional organizations, consulting firms, insurance companies, health departments, and hospital and medical associations.

Jobs in the field include management consultant, CEO, CFO, professional relations associate, quality assurance manager, and health industry analyst.

News and Special Events

Amanda Kitchings
Amanda Kitchings

MHA and public health - One student’s journey

Hailing from Aiken, South Carolina, Amanda Kitchings is a born and bred Gamecock who knew that USC would one day be her home. She studied Psychology as an undergraduate because she is fascinated by human behavior and knew she wanted to help people. As she began looking into graduate programs, she decided that she wanted to pursue a career that would enable her to impact people's lives on a broad spectrum... Full Article

Brandon Jones and Dr. Sudha Xirasagar
Brandon L. Jones with his mentor, Dr. Sudha Xirasagar, at the Arnold School
of Public Health Hooding and Awards Ceremony, May 8, 2014

Brandon L. Jones, our 2006 alumnus of the Master of Health Administration program is the 2014 recipient of the Gerry Sue Arnold Alumni Award for his outstanding contributions to the field of public health. Brandon has dedicated his career to improving care and access for the uninsured and underserved populations. Brandon started his career with a one-year management fellowship at the Boston University Medical Center. After that he worked in federally qualified health centers, in South Carolina, upstate New York, and Pennsylvania. Currently he is the Chief Operations Officer at the Susquehanna Community Health & Dental Center, Inc, in Williamsport, PA.


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