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MS Program in Health Services

Core Requirements for the MS Program

General Resources:

Optional Concentration:

General Credit Requirements


Students must complete:

  • 63 credits total

of which:

  • At least 30 credits must be from graduate-level in-classroom courses

which must include:

  • At least 18 credits from Health Systems and Population Health in-classroom courses.

in addition to:


School of Public Health and Health Services MS Course Requirements

Effective Autumn 2017

Required Courses:

EPI 512
Epidemiologic Methods I

EPI 513
Epidemiologic Methods II

HSERV 511
Introduction to Health Services and Public Health
(HSERV Students must take the 4 credit section which includes a discussion session)

HSMGMT 514
Health Economics

HSERV 592
MPH Program Seminar
(2 quarters required; 3 recommended; offered AUT, WIN, & SPR)

(Clinical Fellows are required to take the seminar specifically designated for clinicians in the SPH masters degree)

HSERV 700
Thesis
(9 credits required)

And one sequence of courses in Biostatistics:

BIOST 511
Medical Biometry I

BIOST 512
Medical Biometry II

BIOST 513
Medical Biometry III

OR

BIOST 517
Applied Biostatistics I

BIOST 518
Applied Biostatistics II


Plus at least two courses in Health Services Research Methods:

HSERV 590/517
Advanced Qualitative Research Methods

HSERV 522
Program Evaluation

HSERV 523
Advanced Health Services Research Methods I

HSERV 524
Advanced Health Services Research Methods II

HSERV 525
Advanced Health Services Research Methods III

HSERV 527
Survey Research Methods

HSERV 583
Economic Evaluation in Health and Medicine

HSERV 584
Assessing Outcomes in Health and Medicine

HSERV 586
Medical Geography