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Many health administration degrees are similar to business degrees in that both sets of students study subjects like management, finance, economics and accounting. Spangler joined the Office of the Provost in 1995 and serves as provostial liaison for the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health, Yale University Health Services, the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, and other health and biomedical units. The Department of Public Health (DPH) serves as the lead agency for the Program which is administered jointly with the DMH, DCF, and DDS.

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