Health Policy

(18 credit hours) The Health Policy concentration is designed to provide students with a strong grounding that prepares them for employment in the growing sectors of health policy, health care and life sciences management, and international health sectors, as well as for pursuing Ph.D. programs in health policy.

Required Courses (9 credit hours)

The following courses are required:

SPEA-H 549 Health Policy (3 cr.)
SPEA-P 507 Data Analysis and Modeling for Public Affairs (3 cr.)
SPEA-P 562 Public Program Evaluation (3 cr.)
Economics, Finance and Regulation Components (9 credit hours)

Three of the following courses, of which at least two must be from SPEA.

SPEA-H 524 Health Industry Regulation (3 cr.)
SPEA-H 525 Health Economics (3 cr.)
SPEA-H 526 Healthcare Finance (3 cr.)
SPEA-H 527 International Healthcare Systems (3 cr.)
SPEA-N 557 Proposal Development and Grant Management (3  cr.)
BUS-X 519 or BUS-X 519 and BUS-X 518 BUS-X 519 Business of Life Sciences: Value Chain or BUS-X 519 Life Sciences from Research to Patient and BUS-X 518 Life Science Global Trends (3 cr.)
SPH-P 685 Public Health Policy and Politics in the U.S. (3 cr.)


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