Public health, business administration degree developed for job market

This week the The Red & Black interviewed Dr. Neale Chumbler, department head of health policy and management, about the new MBA/MPH dual degree now offered by the College of Public Health and Terry College of Business, continuing ongoing coverage of the new program.

“The idea is actually to meet the needs of the students,” Chumbler said. “Some students were graduating with an MBA and wanting to get into health care consulting and other health care oriented jobs, and they needed more [of] a health-related type of degree. Then, some of our MPH graduates were wanting to get more explicit management training.”

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– Lauren McDonald

Posted January 22, 2014.