About ECPE

We provide executive education and continuing education courses that encourage leadership development and provide the knowledge and skills you need to improve organizational performance. Our portfolio of executive education programs and continuing education courses cover topics including leadership, management, research improvement and innovation, public health education, environmental health and safety, nutrition, health policy, and organizational strategy.

Our Mission

The overarching mission of Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health is to advance the public’s health through learning, discovery, and communication. The Center for Executive and Continuing Professional Education translates faculty research and experience into intensive, applied continuing education courses to help leaders across industries address critical challenges in public health and health care. ECPE has designed, developed, and delivered executive education courses around the globe, with over 60,000 alumni.

Program Participants

Your fellow continuing education participants are an integral part of your learning experience, offering valuable insight to overcome the challenges you face daily. You will learn alongside talented leaders from diverse functions and industries from around the world. You will leave Harvard having developed a global network of leading peers you can rely on for guidance as you return home and implement what you learned.

ECPE Participant Industry Mix

  • Hospitals and Hospital Systems – 24.8%
  • Colleges, Universities, and Profession Schools – 19.1%
  • Health Services (Medical Groups, Specialties, etc.) – 12.2%
  • U.S. Government – 11.2%
  • Pharmaceuticals – 4.9%
  • All Other – 27.9%

ECPE Participant Geographical Mix FY21-22

  • Europe & Central Asia – 29.1%
  • East Asia and Pacific – 25.5%
  • Sub-Saharan Africa – 13.2%
  • Latin America and the Caribbean – 11.4%
  • Middle East and North Africa – 11.4%
  • South Asia – 4.5%
  • Other – 4.9%

Online enrollment has grown to 44% of our total enrollment over the past four years. During these years, US enrollees favored on campus programs while non-US participants favored online programs. We are watching these trends closely in our planning for the coming years. Total non-North America enrollments grew over 70% from FY19-20 to FY21-22. Europe & Central Asia saw the biggest jumps as a percentage of total enrollment.

Contact Us

Thank you for your interest in the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Executive and Continuing Professional Education. Please note, the addresses listed below are for the administrative offices. For location of our events, visit the corresponding program page.

Phone: 617.432.2100
Fax: 617.432.2242
Email: contedu@hsph.harvard.edu

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Executive and Continuing Professional Education (ECPE)
677 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115-6096 USA

Address for overnight delivery and packages only:
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Executive and Continuing Professional Education (ECPE)
90 Smith Street
Boston, MA 02120 USA