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School of Public Health
PhD Program in Health Services

Sample Schedules

The following are examples of curriculum schedules, one for incoming students with a background in statistics and epidemiology and another for students with no prior background in statistics and epidemiology.


With Prior Background in Statistics and Epidemiology


AUT 1

Health Systems and Policy (3)
(HSERV 512)

Advanced Health Services Research Methods I (4)
(HSERV 523)

Doctoral Seminar (2)
(HSERV 592)

WIN 1

Health Policy Research (3)
(HSERV 513)

Advanced Health Services Research Methods II (4)
(HSERV 524)

Emphasis Area (3-4) ELECTIVE

SPR 1

Social Determinants of Population Health and Health Disparities (3)
(HSERV 514)

Advanced Health Services Research Methods III (4)
(HSERV 525)

Health Economics (4)
(HSMGMT 514)

Doctoral Seminar (2)
(HSERV 592)

Preliminary Exam

 


AUT 2

Doctoral Seminar (2)
(HSERV 592)

Microeconomic Analysis I (4)
ECON 500
(satisfies theory req.)

Emphasis Area (3-4) ELECTIVE

Emphasis Area (3-4) ELECTIVE

WIN 2

Emphasis Area (3-4) ELECTIVE

Emphasis Area (3-4) ELECTIVE

Written General Exam

SPR 2

Doctoral Seminar (2)
(HSERV 592)

Dissertation (8)
HSERV 800

Oral General Exam

 


AUT 3

Doctoral Seminar (2)
(HSERV 592)

Dissertation (8)
HSERV 800

WIN 3

Dissertation (8)
HSERV 800

SPR 3

Doctoral Seminar (2)
(HSERV 592)

Dissertation (8)
HSERV 800

Dissertation Defense

 

No Prior Background in Statistics and Epidemiology


AUT 1

Health Systems and Policy (3)
(HSERV 512)

Medical
Biometry I (4)
(BIOST 511)

Epidemiological
Methods I (4)
(EPI 512)

Doctoral Seminar (2)
(HSERV 592)

WIN 1

Health Policy Research (3)
(HSERV 513)

Medical
Biometry II (4)
(BIOST 512)

Epidemiological
Methods II (4)
(EPI 513)

SPR 1

Social Determinants of Population Health and Health Disparities (3)
(HSERV 514)

Medical
Biometry III (4)
(BIOST 513)

Health Economics (4)
(HSMGMT 514)

Doctoral Seminar (2)
(HSERV 592)

Preliminary Exam

 


AUT 2

Advanced Health Services Research Methods I (4)
(HSERV 523)

Microeconomic Analysis I (4)
ECON 500
(satisfies theory req.)

Emphasis Area (3-4) ELECTIVE

Doctoral Seminar (2)
(HSERV 592)

WIN 2

Advanced Health Services Research Methods II (4)
(HSERV 524)

Emphasis Area (3-4) ELECTIVE

Emphasis Area (3-4) ELECTIVE

SPR 2

Advanced Health Services Research Methods III (4)
(HSERV 525)

Emphasis Area (3-4) ELECTIVE

Emphasis Area (3-4) ELECTIVE

Doctoral Seminar (2)
(HSERV 592)

Written General Exam

 


AUT 3

Doctoral Seminar (2)
(HSERV 592)

Independent Study (8)

WIN 3

Independent Study (8)

Oral General Exam

SPR 3

Doctoral Seminar (2)
(HSERV 592)

Dissertation (8)
HSERV 800

 


AUT 4

Doctoral Seminar (2)
(HSERV 592)

Dissertation (8)
HSERV 800

WIN 4

Dissertation (8)
HSERV 800

SPR 4

Doctoral Seminar (2)
(HSERV 592)

Dissertation (8)
HSERV 800

Dissertation Defense