University at Albany

Healthcare Management Concentration

The Career You Want. The Skills You Need.

Direct a nonprofit organization; manage a hospital; become a policy analyst at state or local departments of health, federal health agencies, or health policy research firms, be the regulatory expert in a corporate healthcare company or its most valued business executive. Whatever your career aspiration, the nationally ranked MPA program at Rockefeller College will prepare you as a leader for healthcare management in the new era of healthcare.

The MPA Program in Healthcare Management at Rockefeller College focuses on preparing leaders for healthcare management in the new era of healthcare.

The Right Program at the Right Time

Program Begins Spring 2014

  • Broad-based Core Curriculum - Courses in public management, analytic methods, financial management, and microeconomics develop our students with a robust management skill-set.
  • Industry-Selected Healthcare Courses - Specialty healthcare courses selected by healthcare employers to ensure synergistic offering with today's healthcare demands.
  • Professional Internship opportunities - Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy has partnered with local institutions to secure internship positions for its Healthcare Management MPA students

Study Under Distinguished Faculty Experts

Peter Finn Ashley M. Fox Kevin Bronner, PhD Theresa Pardo, PhD
Peter Finn Ashley M. Fox Kevin Bronner Theresa Pardo
Erika Martin, PhD, MPH Steven Weinberg, PhD
Erika Martin Stephen Weinberg

Specialty Health Management Courses

  • PAD 550 Foundations of Government Information Strategy and Management
  • PAD 631 Cost Management for Government, Health Care, and Nonprofit Organizations
  • PAD 644 Health Care Finance
  • PAD 647 Capital Markets, Risk and Governments
  • PAD 650 Building A Case for IT Investments in the Public Sector
  • PAD 654 Economics of Health Policy: Your Money or Your Life
  • PAD 656 Health Care Financial Analysis
  • PAD 659 Managing Public Service Organization Finances