Students who complete the MHS in Health Economics will be able to
- Understand the appropriate role of cost-effectiveness analysis and economic reasoning in the policy making process for health care in the United States and around the world.
- Understand how economics is combined effectively with other public health sciences including biostatistics, epidemiology, and disease modeling in the conduct of cost-effectiveness studies and other types of economic studies.
- Provide input into the conduct of economic evaluations related to new health interventions, health systems, health services, or public health interventions.
- Perform statistical and other analytic or modeling tasks necessary to complete cost-effectiveness analyses.
- Use economic theory to predict responses to changes in policies and incentives provided by changes in government policy, the health system, in health services provision, or in public health.
- Provide content input into the conduct of econometric analyses of changes related to policy and to perform data management and statistical tasks related to econometric analyses.
- Provide input into the interpretation of results of all types of economic evaluations and analyses for policy purposes.