Executive Master of Public Health Program

The Executive Master of Public Health (EMPH) Program is one of the most influential knowledge-based leadership programs of its kind. Located in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, this degree offers a rigorous, fully-accredited, competency-based curriculum in a bi-weekly weekend format that is designed to meet the needs of working professionals.

The UCLA Executive MPH Program, one of the top healthcare management programs in the country, helped propel my career to new heights. Not only did the expert, well-connected instructors, timely curriculum, and unique cohort experience support my career goals, but the close vicinity to UCLA Health allowed me to apply what I was learning in the classroom directly to the workplace...
Kevin Baldwin
Class of 2014

Is this the program for you?

Are you a professional interested in furthering your career goals while still working full-time?
Would you like to earn a Master's Degree in Health Policy & Management from a world-renowned program while growing your network at the same time?
Are you ready to be part of a rapidly growing community of academics, professionals, and organizational leaders involved with shaping the future of healthcare in California and across the nation?

Professional Development

Not ready for a full masters program with your busy schedule? UCLA's Executive Programs in Health Policy & Management offers various professional development program series in Health Law, Healthcare Transformation & Performance Excellence, Innovation & Strategic Execution, Health System Analytics, and more, so you can gain the skills right now when you need them.

COPE Health Scholars

Gain clinical experience. Make a difference in the lives of patients. Become an integral part of the patient care team.

Alongside physicians and nurses, you will provide basic care for patients and gain the exposure that you need to get into professional schools to land a job in healthcare. A division of COPE Health Solutions, the Health Scholar Program offers practical hands-on experience for aspiring healthcare professionals.

Earn a Record of Participation in Patient Experience and Pre-Licensed Clinical Care from UCLA's Executive Programs in Health Policy and Management.

The COPE Health Scholar Program has given me the opportunity to see both the business and clinical sides of the healthcare field. The experience I have obtained from my interactions with patients, nurses, physicians, and hospital administrators is truly priceless.
Steve N.
COPE Health Scholar Graduate