Upon successful completion of the program, students will have mastered the following competencies:
- Use statistics and econometric methods (including statistical inferences, regression methods, and applied econometric methods) to solve public health problems.
- Understand the burden of disease; measure and calculate health outcomes; differentiate between methods of economic evaluation; and practice use of economic evaluation.
- Apply economic theory and mathematical microeconomic modeling within the field of health economics.
- Evaluate and apply methods in health economics and economic evaluation in public health research.
- Assess the analytical methods and evaluation techniques in the fields of health services research and health policy.
- Cite and reference methods and techniques used within an area of specialization: healthcare financing & delivery; comparative effectiveness and outcomes research; or healthcare and public health challenges.
- Execute a post-graduate career plan.