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International Health

Core Courses

In addition to these required core courses, students must take the requirements of either International Health or Health Policy and Management, as well as other elective courses to complete 70 credits to complete the degree.

First Term

313.670: Mathematical Microeconomics (4)
313.861: Public Health Economics Seminar (1)
140.621: Statistical Methods in Public Health (4)
340.601: Principles of Epidemiology (5)
550.860: Research Ethics (1)
221.840: Special Studies in Health Systems (1)
550.860: Academic and Research Ethics

Second Term

140.622: Statistical Methods in Public Health II (4)
313.641: Health Economics I (3)
313.790: Economic Evaluation I (3)
313.861: Public Health Economics Seminar (1)

Third Term

140.623: Statistical Methods in Public Health III (4)
313.644: Health Economics II (3)
313.631: Economic Evaluation II (4)
313.861: Public Health Economics Seminar (1)

Fourth Term

221.651: Econometrics I (4)
313.645: Health Economics III: Capstone HPM/IH (4)
313.632: Economic Evaluation III (3)
313.861: Public Health Economics Seminar (1)

International Health requirements for the
MHS in Health Economics

Courses within the Department of International health are required in addition to the core course requirements.

First Term

221.601: Introduction to International Health (4)

Second Term

221.646: Health Systems in Low and Middle Income Countries (3) 
Choose one elective from:
221.627: Maternal & Neonatal Mortality in Low and Middle Income Countries (4)
223.680: Global Disease Control Program and Policies (4) Online
309.631: Population Health Informatics (3)
309.712: Assessing Health Status and Patient Outcomes (3)

Third Term

221.650: Health Policy Analysis in Low and Middle Income Countries (3)
Choose one elective from:
221.652: Health Financing in Low and Middle Income Countries (3)
223.687: Vaccine Policy Issues (3)
309.670: Comparative Health Insurance (3)
312.693: Introduction to Comparative Effectiveness and Outcome Research (3)

Fourth Term

221.620: Using Summary Measures of Population Health to Improve Health Systems (4) 
Choose one elective from:
221.617: Behavioral Economics in Health Decisions (2)
330.606: Economics of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders (3)
380.658: Economics of Gender and Family (2)