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Health Policy and Management

Specialization in Social Policy and Health

For students interested in social policy and health, the impact of social policies on population health, including well-being and quality of life, and the relationship between social policy and health care policy are emphasized.

Students must complete the course requirements for the concentration in Health and Public Policy. In addition, students choose to focus their studies on either "Comparative Social Policy and Health" or "Health and Social Inequalities."


Students are also required to take one of the following qualitative research courses in their second year.

Students are also expected to select at least two courses from one of the two tracks depending on whether they are focusing on "Comparative Social Policy and Health" or "Health and Social Inequalities." Courses for each option will vary from year to year.

Comparative Social Policy and Health

Health and Social Inequalities