The Health Policy and Systems Management program offers an MPH degree concentrating in Health Systems Management. All students are required to take foundation courses in behavioral health sciences, biologic basis of health, biostatistics, environmental health sciences, epidemiology, ethics and health systems management.

In additional to the required health systems management curriculum, students may take elective courses that focus on quality and cost effectiveness in the health care delivery systems and on the information systems that support them. Required and elective advanced HPSM courses, practice experience and a capstone complete the 45- credit hour curriculum.

School of Public Health Requirements

Credits
BCHS 6212 Behavioral Science Theories for Public Health Practice
3 hours
BIOS 6100 Biostatistics I Lecture and Laboratory
4 hours
EPID 6210 Principles of Epidemiology
3 hours
ENHS 6238 Principles of Environmental Health
3 hours
HPSM 6268 Health Services Administration and Management
3 hours
PUBH 6221 Foundations of Public Health Ethics
1 hour
PUBH 6800 Practice Placement Experience
3 hours
HPSM 6600 Capstone
3 hours
EPID 6216 Biologic Basis of Health

for non-health professional students

3 hours

HPSM Requirements

Credits
HPSM 6248 Organizational Behavior
3 hours
HPSM 6269 Healthcare Economics and Economic Evaluation of Healthcare Services
3 hours
HPSM 6270 Financial Management and Accounting in Healthcare
3 hours
HPSM 6288 Health Policy and Law
3 hours

HPSM Electives

Credits
HPSM 6225 Health Outcomes Research 3 hours
HPSM 6258 Healthcare Law and Ethics
3 hours
HPSM 6271 Principles of Healthcare Quality
3 hours
HPSM 6272 Methods in Healthcare Quality
3 hours
HPSM 6273 Information Systems in Healthcare
3 hours
HPSM 6274 Marketing in Healthcare
3 hours
HPSM 6275 Human Resources Management in Healthcare
2 hours
HPSM 6276 Organizational Leadership
3 hours
HPSM 6277 Health Advocacy and Community-Based Activism
2 hours
HPSM 6289 The Role of Government in Health and Healthcare
3 hours
HPSM 6290 Public Health Law, Ethics and Human Rights
2 hours
HPSM 6292 Health Policy Analysis
3 hours
HPSM 6400 Independent Study
1-3 hours