PhD Curriculum (77-80 Credits)

Core Courses (54 Credits)

HPL 500

US Healthcare Delivery and Organization (3)

PBH 502

Behavioral and Social Theories of Public Health (3)

HPL 520

Advanced Statistics (3)

PHS 615

Advanced Statistics:  Multi-level modeling

PBH 606

Advanced Epidemiology (3) *

PBH 507

Introduction to Environmental Health (3)

PBH 509 or
HPL 506

Public Health Policy and Advocacy (3) or
Health Policy:  Analysis and Advocacy (3) **

HPL 504

Health Law and Regulatory Issues (3)

PHS 602

Bioethics (3)

HPL 508

Health Informatics (3)

HPL 540

Health Economics (3)

PHS 650

Evaluative & Outcomes Research & Design (3) ***

PBH 512

Qualitative Research Methods (3)

PHS 700

Integrative Research Seminar (1+1+1) (Pass/Fail)

PHS 620

Teaching and Learning Seminar (3)

CCM 500

Chronic Illness Prevention and Chronic Care Management (3)

HQS 500

Introduction to Healthcare Quality and Safety (all but HQS track) (3) ****

HPL 502

Essentials of Population Health (3)

Examination and Dissertation (8-11 credits)

PHS 800

Core Competency Examination (1) (Pass/Fail)

PHS 805

Dissertation Proposal Seminar (3) (Pass/Fail)

PHS 807

Specialization Examination (1) (Pass/Fail)

PHS 810

Dissertation (3-6) (Pass/Fail)

Specialization Courses (15 credits)

 

Health Policy

HPL 550

Comparative Health Systems (3)

AHE 500

US Healthcare Financing and Reimbursement (3)

PHS 600/ PBH602

Behavioral and Social Theories in Population Health (3)

HPL 552

Comparative Systems of Health Law (3)

 

Elective (3)

 

Healthcare Quality and Safety

HQS 501

Organizational Development and Change in Health Care (3)

HQS 505

Tools and Methods for Healthcare Quality and Safety Improvement (3)

HQS 503

Healthcare Quality and Safety Measurement and Outcomes Analysis (3)

HQS 507

Advanced Applications of Healthcare Quality and Safety Methods in Clinical Settings (3)

AHE 500

Healthcare Finance and Reimbursement (3)

 

Applied Health Economics and Outcomes Research

AHE 500

US Healthcare Financing and Reimbursement (3)

AHE 504

Economic Modeling in Health Care (3)

AHE 506

Subjective Outcomes in Health Evaluation (3)

AHE 512

Simulation for Economic Evaluation (3)

AHE 514

Economic Outcomes and Analysis (3)

 

Behavioral & Health Science

PHS 600

Behaviorial and Scoial Science in Population Health (3)

PBH 515

Cultural Humility and Competence (3)

PBH 511

Health Communication and Social Marketing (3)

PBH 514

Dimensions of Global Health (3)

 

Elective (3)

* AHEOR specialization take AHE 509 instead of PBH 606
** HP specialization take HPL 506
**** AHEOR specialization take AHE 510 instead of PHS 650
**** HQS specialization take elective instead of HQS 500