The University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service combines an extensive applied research and technical assistance portfolio with rigorous academic programs. In addition to preparing students for successful careers in public service, public health, and the non-profit sphere, Muskie’s graduate programs strengthen the civic life of our Maine community.
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MPPM & MPH
Designed for working professionals and pre-career students who aspire to professional roles in a range of policy arenas.
Combine a MPPM or MPH degree with another graduate degree to build a unique skillset that will help you stand out from the competition.
A solid foundation of knowledge and skills in health literacy and communication, quality improvement, and patient safety. Offers students the opportunity to pursue interests in health systems, basic public health sciences, and data analysis and translation.
Podcast title - Episode 4: Growing up rural
Podcast short description - How growing up in rural areas affects long-term physical and mental health.read more
Podcast title - Episode 3: How did we get here? Rural health challenges in America
Podcast short description - We discuss current issues and challenges in providing rural health care.read more
Case short title - Certificate in Healthcare Quality
Case short description - Professional training for managing and mitigating medical mistakes.read more