How BEAM Supports
Public Health Organizations
A Stronger Workforce, More Successful Programs, Improved Outcomes
A robust (re)accreditation portfolio
By filling a well-established knowledge gap,* BEAM helps organizations meet workforce development strategy requirements outlined by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB).
A stronger case for funding
BEAM supports public health organizations in their roles as responsible stewards of taxpayer funds. A solid financial management track record positions these organizations for future state and federal funding.
Advancement of best practices
Equipped with the tools and takeaways from the program, BEAM graduates are able to promote best practices and improved outcomes within their organizations and over time, across the public health sector.
Recruitment and retention
By offering access to an engaging learning opportunity that leads to a respected credential, organizations can help satisfy the professional goals of a new generation of public health professionals.
How BEAM Supports
Public Health Professionals
Critical Professional Knowledge, a Respected Credential, Enhanced Career Prospects
Real-life, applicable learnings
Program case studies and resources draw from salient governmental public health scenarios. Students are able to immediately implement what they learn in both governmental and nonprofit public health workplace settings.
Critical thinking and problem-solving
BEAM encourages students to think and manage programs analytically and strategically – universal skills that help motivate, innovate and drive administrative, managerial and organizational accomplishments.
A prestigious credential
Students who successfully complete the program receive a University of Miami certificate signed by the deans of the schools of medicine and business.
* In the 2017 Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey (PH WINS), 55% of state and local governmental public health professionals said they lacked skills in budget and financial management.