The Pennsylvania State University Department of Health Policy & Administration

  • PA


604 Donald H Ford Building
University Park
United States

About Us

Interested in health management, health policy, or health services research? The Department of Health Policy and Administration (HPA) at Penn State prepares students to be the health care leaders of tomorrow. Our Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree prepares students for the complexities they will face in health services management, one of the fastest growing management occupations. Our Ph.D. program develops intellectual leaders who will produce important new insights through research on health policy, health care organizations and population health. Our undergraduate program develops graduates with the knowledge, skills, and values appropriate for beginning a career in health management or health policy or for graduate education in public health, health policy, health law, health services research, and other health-related and clinical fields.