PhD Curriculum (77-80 Credits)

  Core Courses (59-62 credits)
HPL 500 US Health Care Organization/Delivery (3)
PBH 502
PHS 600
Behavioral /Social Theories (3) or
Behavioral & Social Sciences in Population Health Sciences
PBH 605 Advanced Health Statistics  (3)
PHS 615
AHE 612
Advanced Statistics: Multi-level Modeling or
Advanced Statistical and Econometric Analytics
PBH 506 Intro to Epidemiology (3)
PBH 606 Advanced Epidemiology (3)
PBH 507
Fundamentals of Environmental Health (3)
PBH 509
HPL 506
Public Health Policy and Advocacy (3)
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)
PBH 609 Geo-Based  Information Systems (GIS)  Mapping (3)
PHS 650 Evaluative & Outcomes Research & Design (3)
PBH 512 Qualitative Research Methods (3)
PHS 700 Integrative Research Seminar (1+1+1)
PHS 620 Teaching and Learning Seminar (3)
PHS 800 Preliminary Examination (1)
PHS 802 Comprehensive Exam Preparation (1)
PHS 805 Dissertation Proposal Seminar (3)
PHS 810 Dissertation (3-6 c)
  Specialization Courses (18 credits)
  Health Policy
HPL 550 International  Models of Healthcare Organization & Delivery (3)
HQS 503 Healthcare Quality & Safety Measurement & Outcomes Analysis (3 )
HQS 532 Managerial Accounting in Health Care (3)
PBH 509  Public Health Policy and Advocacy (3)
  2 electives (6)
  Healthcare Quality & Safety
HQS 501 Organization  Behavior and Change in Health Care (3 )
HQS 505 Healthcare Quality and Safety Tools and Methods (3)
HQS 503 Healthcare Quality & Safety Measurement and Outcomes Analysis (3)
HQS 507 Advanced Applications of Healthcare Quality and Safety Tools/Methods in Clinical Settings(3)
  Chronic Care Management
HQS 501 Organization Behavior and Change in Health Care (3 )
HQS 503 Healthcare Quality & Safety Measurement and Outcomes Analysis (3 )
CCM 501 Models of Chronic Illness Prevention (3)
CCM 503 Models of Chronic Disease Management (3)
CCM 550
CCM 551
Practice-based Approaches to Chronic Care Management (3)  and/or
Community-based Approaches to Chronic Disease Management (3)
CCM 560 Tools & Methods for Chronic Care Management (3)
  Applied Health Economics
AHE 500 Healthcare Financing and Reimbursement (3)
AHE 502 Measuring Economic Outcomes and Conducting Economic Analyses (3)
AHE 504 Economic Modeling in Health Care (3)
AHE 506 Measuring Humanistic Outcomes (3)
AHE 508 International Perspectives on Pricing, Reimbursement and Policy (3)
AHE 510 Econometric Methods (3)
AHE 612 Advanced Statistical and Econometric Analytics
  Behavioral & Health Science
PBH 520 Program Planning  &Evaluation (3)
PBH 515 Cultural Humility & Competence (3)
PBH 511 Health Communication & Social Marketing (3)
PBH 514 Dimensions of Global Health (3)
HQS 501 Organizational Behavior and Change in Health Care (3)
CCM 501 Models of Chronic Illness Prevention (3)