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Health Policy & Management

Certificate Curriculum & Requirements

The certificate requires a minimum of 21 credits, including four required courses, the practicum, and at least six credits of elective courses. Students should contact the faculty sponsor as early as possible to discuss the practicum. The certificate courses for the 2013-14 academic year are listed in the table below. **Please note that the curriculum is being updated for the 2014-15 academic year and will be posted upon approval.

Required Courses: Students must complete the following required courses and practicum:

Elective Courses: Students must complete at least six credits from the following elective courses. Students may wish to concentrate on one domain or select courses from several domains.

Elective Courses: Domain 1: Quality of Care

Elective Courses: Domain 2: Patient Safety

Elective Courses: Domain 3: Outcomes Research

Elective Courses: Domain 4: Health Care Management Informatics

SI= Course is offered in the Summer Institute held in June and July in Baltimore; WI= Course is offered in the Winter Institute held in January in Baltimore/Washington, DC.

Requirements for Successful Completion

All required and elective courses must be taken for a letter grade and a 3.0 or better overall GPA for all certificate courses is required. Requirements must be completed within a three-year period.

The student must submit a Notification of Completion to the certificate's administrative contact after completing all of the certificate requirements. The student's transcript will not indicate that the certificate was earned until the Notification of Completion has been submitted, verified by the certificate program, and processed by the Registrar's Office.