Job titles in health policy and services and policy include:
- Medical and health services manager: approximate median annual salary $101,340**
- Manager, government and regulatory affairs: approximate median annual salary $108,800*
- Manager, health policy and research: approximate median annual salary $75,600*
- Senior health policy analyst: approximate median annual salary $83,570*
- Medical director: approximate median annual salary $233,210*
**U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
Typical Work Settings for Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Services Graduates
- State or local public health departments
- County or city governing bodies
- Nonprofit organizations
- Hospitals or physician groups
- Advocacy organizations (e.g., American Cancer Society)
- Governing bodies
- Government agencies (e.g., U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Services Job Outlook
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects a 28% job growth in medical and health services manager occupations between 2021 and 2031 — much higher than the national average. The BLS notes that this will likely be due to increased demand for policy assessments and improvements. Health care organizations will also need political scientists to analyze and advocate for their policies.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Why Choose USC for Your Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Services?
USC’s MPH in Health Policy and Services program is 100% online and offers a level of flexibility that allows students to learn and study at their own pace. Students enrolled in the MPH program receive personalized instruction and mentorship provided by USC’s faculty of industry experts. They can also forge connections through the school’s network of 400,000 Trojan alumni.