Specialization in Social Policy and Health
This specialization is for students interested in how social policies influence public health and/or the relationship between healthcare policy and other social policies.
In addition to the specialization courses below, students must complete all course requirements for the concentration in Health and Public Policy.
Students must complete 2 of the following courses:
- 308.610.01 The Political Economy of Social Inequalities
- 318.623.01 Social Policy for Vulnerable Populations in the U.S.
- 318.636.01 Urban Policy
- 380.697.01 Health and Wellbeing of the Urban Poor: Labor Markets, Safety Nets and the Criminal Justice System
- 410.611.01 Under Pressure: Health, Wealth and Poverty
Students must then select 3 courses from the following offerings:
- 300.650.01 Crisis and Response in Public Health Policy and Practice
- 205.630.01 Health Impact Assessment
- 302.610.01 State Healthcare Policy
- 410.668.01 Policy Interventions for Health Behavior Change
- 410.672.81 Introduction to Campaigning & Organizing for Public Health
- 301.615.01 Seminar in Health Disparities
- 410.721.01 Translating Research in Public Health Programs I (part one of a two-
- 410.722.01 Translating Research in Public Health Programs I (part two of a two-
- 410.663.01 Media Advocacy and Public Health: Theory and Practice
- 221.654.81 Systems Thinking in Public Health: Applications of Key Methods and
- 221.650.01 Health Policy Analysis in Low and Middle Income Countries
- 340.666.81 Foundations of Social Epidemiology
- 221.660.01 Systems Science in Public Health: Basic Modeling and Simulation Models