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Health Systems and Policy Concentration
Additional Course Requirements

Students electing to pursue the Health Systems and Policy MPH Concentration must satisfy the General MPH Requirements for the School of Public Health and Department of Health Services as well as the substitutions and additional requirements listed below.

Health Systems and Policy Concentration Additional Requirements

Core Requirements:
Health Systems and Policy
Health Policy Research
Public Health Law

and Two Methods Courses From:
Social Networks and Health: Methods and Applications
Qualitative Methods in Health Services Research
Health Program Evaluation
Survey Research Methods
Economic Evaluation in Health and Medicine
Assessing Outcomes in Health and Medicine
Health Policy Economics
Organizational Theory and Applications in the Study of Health Services

and at least One Ethics Course From:
B H 509
Ethics and the Social Determinates of Health
B H 511
Medical Ethics
Ethical Issues in Health Services
LAW H 503
Medical Ethics and Jurisprudence
LAW H 504
Legal, Ethical, and Social Issues in Public Health Genetics
LAW H 509
End of Life: Rights and Choices
LAW H 540
Health and Human Rights
PB AF 506
Ethics and Public Policy
PHG 542
Genetic Discovery in Medicine and Public Health
PHG 525
Public Commentary on Ethical Issues in Health Genetics
PHG 551
Human Genomics: Science, Ethics, and Society

Capstone Project in lieu of the MPH Thesis Requirement:

Waivers:
Waivers or substitutions of the Methods, Ethics, and General Elective Requirements can be made with the approval of the Health Systems and Policy Concentration Faculty Lead. Core Requirement waivers and substitutions are rare and require multiple School and Departmental approvals.