Curriculum

Term: Fall, Year 1

Course number & title Credits Prerequisites
PM 445 Introduction to health services research & policy 3.0 None
PM 421: US Health Care system: Financing, delivery, and performance 3.0 None

PM 463: Statistics I: Introduction to mathematical statistics

Or

BST 463 Introduction to Biostatistics

3.0

 

 

4.0

Calculus

 

 

None

PM 456: Health economics I 3.0 None
IND 503: Ethics in research 1.0 None
Total credits 13

Term: Spring, Year 1

Course number & title Credits Prerequisites
PM 412: Survey research 3.0 None
PM 472: Measurement & evaluation of research instruments 3.0 None
PM 448: Health policy analysis (offered odd years only)
OR
PM 484: Decision making and cost effectiveness analysis (offered all years)
3.0 PM 448: none

PM 484: one graduate level statistics course
PM 464: Introduction to regression analysis 3.0 None
Total credits 12

Term: Fall, Year 2

Course number & title Credits Prerequisites
PM 422: Quality of care & risk adjustment 3.0 Calculus & PM 421
PM 460: Master's essay 6.0 None
PM 415 Principles of epidemiology or PM 416 Epidemiologic methods (depending on previous coursework) 3.0 None
Total credits 12

Total credits required = 37