Doctor of Philosophy in the Field of Public Policy and Administration (Health Policy Track)

Program Director A. Dor

Students in the doctor of philosophy in the field of public policy and administration (health policy track) degree program are prepared to analyze a broad array of health policy issues, such as assessing health and health needs, financing health services, health care reform, global health, care for underserved populations, and long-term care. A multidisciplinary approach to these issues brings together the disciplines of economics, philosophy, sociology, law, public health, and health management.

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.

Visit the program webpage for additional information.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 48 credits

Students who choose this field will be prepared to analyze a broad array of health policy issues. These problems include, for example, assessing health and health needs, financing health services, health care reform, global health, care for underserved populations and long-term care. A multidisciplinary approach to these issues will combine the curricula of economics, philosophy, sociology, law, public health and health management.

General examination core
PUBH 8404Advanced Topics: Health Systems and Health Policy Research
PUBH 8408Advanced Topics: Health Behavior Research & Practice Applications
Field electives
Public Health/Health Policy
HSML 6202Introduction to Health Services Delivery
HSML 6207Health Services Information Applications
HSML 6236Aging and Disability: Needs and Services
PUBH 6004Environmental and Occupational Health in a Sustainable World
PUBH 6006Management and Policy Approaches to Public Health
PUBH 6315Intro-Health Policy Analysis
PUBH 6320Advanced Health Policy Analysis
PUBH 6330Health Services and Law
PUBH 6335Public Health and Law
PUBH 6340Health Economics and Finance
PUBH 6364Federal Budget Process for Health Policy
PUBH 6374Pharmaceutical Policy
PUBH 6442Comparative Global Health Systems
PUBH 6501Program Evaluation
PUBH 8419Measurement in Public Health & Health Services
Methods
ECON 8375Econometrics I
ECON 8376Econometrics II
ECON 8379Laboratory in Applied Econometrics
PPPA 6013Econometrics for Policy Research I
PUBH 6249Use of Statistical Packages: Data Management and Data Analysis
PUBH 6260Advanced Data Analysis for Public Health
Economics
ECON 8342Labor Economics II
ECON 8345Industrial Organization I
ECON 8363Public Finance I