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Health Policy and Management

MHS Program Curriculum
Academic Year 2018/2019

The MHS in Health Economics & Outcomes Research requires the completion of at least 70 credits.

Core Course Requirements
140.621-624  Statistical Methods in Public Health I-IV
300.651  Introduction to the US Healthcare System
309.616-617  Introduction to Research Methods for Health Services Research I-II
309.712  Assessing Health Status and Patient Outcomes
313.630-632  Economic Evaluation I-III
313.861  Seminar in Health Economics & Outcomes Research
313.865  MHS Capstone
340.721  Epidemiologic Inference in Public Health
550.865  Public Health Perspectives on Research

Course Requirements for Economic Evaluation Track
313.643-645  Health Economics I-III
313.670  Mathematical Microeconomics I
221.651  Econometrics I

Course Requirements for Outcomes Research Track
312.693  Introduction to Comparative Effectiveness & Outcomes Research
309.631  Population Health Informatics
309.730  Patient Safety & Medical Errors
313.641  Introduction to Health Economics

Students must complete at least 8-9 credits of elective course work (typically 3-4 courses) in order to meet the 70 credits required for the degree.  Students may, with advisor guidance, elect courses in any academic department.  A few examples of elective course options:
309.600  Evaluating Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Programs
309.620  Managed Care & Health Insurance
309.670  Comparative Health Insurance
311.615  Quality of Medical Care
313.620  Introduction to Behavioral Economics
340.682  Pharmacoepidemiology Methods

Sample Schedule for Economic Evaluation Track

Sample Schedule for Outcomes Research Track