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308.867.01 MSPH SEMINAR IN HEALTH POLICY

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Wednesday,  10:30 - 11:50am
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Christine King
Course Instructors:

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Description:

Introduces work undertaken in health policy settings and prepares MSPH students in Health Policy and Management for the field placement requirement in the second year of the program.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Define Health Policy
  2. Identify major arenas of health policy work
  3. Discuss the scope of health policy work: what do health policy analysts do? •Develop a professional resume targeted toward future employers
  4. Write attention-getting cover letters to accompany resumes
  5. Begin the process of career networking: start a jobs database, investigate interest areas, Discuss the power of personal contacts
  6. Begin the process of career networking: start a jobs database, investigate interest areas, Discuss the power of personal contacts
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on class participation and written assignments.

Enrollment Restriction:

Restricted to MSPH in Health Policy degree candidates

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

enrollment is restricted to MSPH-health policy students only

For consent, contact:

chking@jhsph.edu