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University of Southern Maine

Program in Health Policy and Management

Portland, ME

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University of Southern Maine

Overview

University of Southern Maine / Program in Health Policy and Management is located in Portland, ME, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Certificate of Graduate Studies (CGS)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Public Health (MBA/MPH)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Capstone project, field experience

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
20
Accepted
13
Enrolled
80%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

51
Total Graduate Students
54%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
45%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.96%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 82%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.92%
Asian 1.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.96%
Unknown 7.84%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Public health systems, population health and health policy, rural health, patient safety, health services research, aging and disability policy, Medicare and Medicaid policy, mental health policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 96 Falmouth Street
Portland, ME  04103
United States
Contact Dr. Elise Bolda
Chair
Email: eliseb@usm.maine.edu
Phone: 207-780-4847