Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) vs. Master’s in Public Health (MPH)
MPA vs. MPH: At a Glance
Public Administration Program Overview
Public Health Program Overview
Master’s in Public Administration vs. Public Health Curriculum
Careers for Master of Public Administration Graduates
- Compensation and benefits managers: planning, developing and overseeing programs to pay employees.
- Cost estimators: collecting and analyzing data to estimate the time, money, materials and labor required to make a product or provide a service.
- Human resources managers: planning, coordinating and directing the administrative functions of an organization.
- Management analysts: recommending ways to improve an organization’s efficiency.
- Meeting, convention and event planners: arranging all aspects of events and professional gatherings.
- Purchasing managers, buyers, and purchasing agents: buying products and services for organizations.
- Top executives: planning strategies and policies to ensure an organization meets its goals.
Careers for Master of Public Health Graduates
- Anthropologists and archeologists: studying the origin, development and behavior of humans.
- Economists: collecting and analyzing data, researching trends, and evaluating economic issues related to resources, goods and services.
- Mathematicians and statisticians: analyzing data and applying mathematical and statistical techniques to help solve problems.
- Political scientists: studying the origin, development and operation of political systems.
- Survey researchers: designing and conducting surveys and analyzing survey data.