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MHS Capstone in Health Economics

East Baltimore
3rd term
Health Policy and Management
Variable Credit
Academic Year:
2017 - 2018
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor :
David Earle

This course is the culminating requirement of the Master in Health Sciences in Health Economics. Students will be required to complete a mentored research capstone and contribute to the writing and presentation of a scholarly article.

Produce a scholarly paper that provides a meaningful contribution to knowledge of the health economics. Affords the opportunity to work under the direction of a research mentor and presenting research results to a group of peers.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Integrate and apply the skills and competencies they have acquired to a public health/health economics problem
  2. Develop a concise and cohesive written document that defines a health economics problem or issue
  3. Conduct a comprehensive literature review and synthesize as appropriate for their selected topic or issue
  4. Present results of research in a scholarly paper
  5. Present the results of their research orally to peers
Methods of Assessment:

Scholarly research article (80%) and peer presentation (20%)

Enrollment Restriction:

Restricted to HPM MHS/health economics students

Instructor Consent:

No consent required