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308.867.01 MSPH SEMINAR IN HEALTH POLICY

Term: 3rd term
Credits: 1 credits
Contact: Christine King
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructors:
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 Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Define Health Policy
Identify major arenas of health policy work
Discuss the scope of health policy work: what do health policy analysts do? •Develop a professional resume targeted toward future employers
Write attention-getting cover letters to accompany resumes
Begin the process of career networking: start a jobs database, investigate interest areas, Discuss the power of personal contacts
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.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Wednesday 10:30 - 11:50
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Restriction: Restricted to MSPH in Health Policy degree candidates
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students

enrollment is restricted to MSPH-health policy students only

For consent, contact: chking@jhsph.edu
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail