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Degree Requirements

The MS program is a 6 trimester program for those who have all the prerequisites and an additional trimester for those who need prerequisite courses.

i) To complete the MS (HPM) Program, students will need to complete the curricular requirements with a grade of B (3.0 Grade Point Average) or above. Additionally, students will need to complete a capstone Master's project and four credits of practicum.

ii) Must take all required HPM courses at MSMU.

SemesterCourse Number; Title; and Credit Hours
Fall; Year 1

(7 Credit Hrs)

Policy, Politics, and Policy Analysis in Public Health and Health Care (4)

 

Introduction to Health Economics (3)

Spring; Year 1

(7 Credit Hrs)

Financing health care in America (3)

 

Healthcare Organization and Management (3)

 

Practicum in Health Policy and Management (1)

Summer; Yr 1

(7 Credit Hrs)

Decision-making in health management and policy (3)

 

Advanced Health Policy Analysis (3)

 

Practicum in Health Policy and Management (1)

Fall; Year 2

(7 Credit Hrs)

Healthcare Analytics for Quality and Outcomes Improvement (3)

 

Cost-Effectiveness, & Comparative Effectiveness in Health & Healthcare (3)

 

Practicum in Health Policy and Management (1)

Spring; Year 2

(7 Credit Hrs)

Health Policy Design, Implementation, & Evaluation (3)

 

Legal and Ethical Aspects of Healthcare Management and Policy-making (3)

 

Practicum in Health Policy and Management (1)

Summer; Yr 2

(7 Credit Hrs)

Accounting and Financial Management in Healthcare (3)

 

The Future of Health: Leading Change; Advancing Health; Improving Care (4)