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Program Accreditation


Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)

CAHME is an interdisciplinary group of educational, professional, clinical, and commercial organizations is devoted to accountability and quality improvement of education for healthcare management and administration professionals. CAHME serves the public by promoting, evaluating, and improving the quality of graduate healthcare management education in the United States and Canada. CAHME is the only organization recognized to grant accreditation to individual academic programs offering a professional master's degree in healthcare management education.


The MPH:HMP and MPA:HA are CAHME accredited degree programs.

MPH:HMP and MPA:HA accredited through 2015-2016
2015 CAHME Self-Study Report


Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

CePH is an independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education that accredits schools of public health and public health programs to assure that the school or program has been evaluated and has met accepted standards established by and with the public health profession. ASPPH (Association of Schools of Public Health) is the membership organization for these prestigious academic institutions.

The Oregon MPH is a CePH accredited degree program. The Department of Public Administration’s MPH:HMP degree is one option within the Oregon MPH program.

Oregon MPH program undergoing re-accreditation 2013-2014; see for more information and the self-study.

Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)

 NASPAA is the membership association of graduate programs in public administration, public policy, and public affairs. NASPAA’s Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation is the specialized accreditor of these master degree programs. NASPAA’s twofold mission is to ensure excellence in education and training for public service and to promote the ideal of public service.
The MPA, MPA:HA and EMPA are NASPAA accredited degree programs.

MPA and MPA:HA accredited through 2019-2020
NASPAA Self-Study Report 2012

EMPA accreditation through 2019-2020
NASPAA Self-Study Report 2012