Commission On Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education

University Website:
http://www.bu.edu/sph
Degree Offered Accreditation Information

Residential:
MPH
First Accreditation: 2015
Last Site Visit:
Spring 2018
Next Site Review:
Spring 2025
Program Information Contact Information
 

School of Public Health
Health Policy and Management
Master of Public Health

 

Chris Louis, Ph.D., MHA
Assistant Professor of Health Law, Policy and Management

Boston University, MPH

715 Albany Street, T261W
Boston, MA 02118


louisc@bu.edu

Phone: (617) 358-2077

 

 

Program Statistics *
2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Enrolled Students*
Full Time 51 92 108
Part Time 9 20 24
Total 60 112 132
Enrolled Student Experience (percentage)
Enrolled directly from Bachelor’s degree. 31 33 61
Enrolled 1 – 3 years after Bachelor’s degree. 29 25 22
Enrolled more than 3 years after Bachelor’s degree. 0 8 17
Enrolled Student Diversity * (Numbers)
Nonresident alien No Data No Data No Data
Race and Ethnicity unknown No Data No Data No Data
Hispanic or Latino of any race No Data No Data No Data
For non-Hispanics only: No Data No Data No Data
American Indian or Alaska Native No Data No Data No Data
Asian No Data No Data No Data
Black or African American No Data No Data No Data
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander No Data No Data No Data
White No Data No Data No Data
Two or more races No Data No Data No Data
Female No Data No Data No Data
Male No Data No Data No Data
Applications and Admissions (number)
Applications Received (completed only) No data No data 193
Applicants Offered Admission No data No data 138
Applicants Enrolled No data No data 45
Metrics
Acceptance Rate (Offered/Completed Applications Received) No data No data 71%
Yield (Enrolled/Offered) No data No data 33%
Enrollment Rate (Enrolled/Completed Applications Received) No data No data 23%
On-Time Class Graduation (Percent)* 99% 100% 99%
Overall undergraduate degree GPA (on a 4.0 scale) 3.76 3.33 3.32
Other Enrollment Requirements
GMAT required required required
GRE required required required
Healthcare or Other Work Experience Required not required not required not required
Placement Of Graduating Class Within 3 Months
Post-graduate fellowship 1 2 7
Post-graduate fellowship duplicate field duplicate field duplicate field
Hospital or Health System 10 6 9
Physician Practice 2 1 1
Military Health System or Veterans Health Administration 1 0 1
Other governmental agencies (i.e. local, state and federal agencies) 2 0 2
Association, Foundation or Voluntary agency (i.e. AHA, RWJ Foundation, Red Cross) 0 0 0
Long-term Care Facility/Home Health Agency 0 0 0
Consulting 5 2 3
Insurance / HMO 1 0 0
Pharmaceutical/bio-tech/medical device company 4 0 2
Employed overseas 1 0 2
Other
(e.g., pursuing another graduate degree, employed outside healthcare, etc. or international student returned home without seeking employment)
0 4 0
Total Placed (number) 27 15 27
Percent Placed (placed/graduates)* 100% 100% 96%
Total Placed (Percent) 100% 100% 96%
Curriculum
Total Required & Elective Graduation hours or units(number) 42 42 42
Elective Graduation hours or units (number) 6 6 6
Total Estimated Tuition and Related Fees for Degree
(assumes students meet all prerequisites)
In-State (Total cost for degree) No Data No Data $79,224
Out-of-State (Total cost for degree) No Data No Data $79,224
Class Structure
Quarter, Semester, Trimester, or other Semester Semester Semester
Required courses offered in person (number)* 11 11 11
Required courses offered online including hybrid format (number)* 2 2 2
Is a practicum or internship required for graduation? yes yes yes
If yes, required practicum or internship hours 240 240 240
Is a residency or internship required for graduation? yes yes yes
If yes, required residency or internship hours 240 240 240
Median Salary Of Graduating Class *
Reporting Students (Number) 15 12 20
Post-graduate fellowship 40,000 59,000 95,000
Jobs 68,000 60,000 66,500
Program Faculty (Number)
Faculty* 4 4 5
Adjunct** 2 8 9
Total 10 16 16
* CAHME is providing this data from reports submitted by programs. For all information, past performance does not guarantee future results. Income data is provided for comparison and does not indicate the salaries that you will receive. Students performance may vary. N/A represents that the program did not report this information.
Accreditation Summary Report
Program Comments
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