Required Courses

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PhD in Health Services Research - Required Courses

Students take 9 required courses. Concepts learned in the classroom are reinforced through lectures, reading courses, and other structured learning experiences. Additional coursework beyond those listed depends on the requirements of the specialty track

Required Courses

Introduction to Methods in Epidemiologic Research (PHP 2120) 
Note: Required course for MPH students.

Principles of Biostatistics and Data Analysis (PHP 2510) 
Note: This course is an approved MPH elective. Undergraduate concentrators in Community Health may use this course to the meet the Statistics requirement.

The U.S. Health Care System: Case Studies in Financing, Delivery, Regulation and Public Health (PHP 2400) 
Note: This course meets the MPH core requirement in Health Services Administration.

Graduate Independent Study and Thesis Research (Full Credit) (PHP 2980) 
Note: This course is an MPH approved elective.

Advanced Methods in Epidemiologic Research (PHP 2200) 
Note: This course is an MPH approved elective.

Applied Regression Analysis (PHP 2511) 
Note: This course is an MPH approved elective.

Graduate Independent Study and Thesis Research (Full Credit) (PHP 2980) 
Note: This course is an MPH approved elective.

Development of a Research Proposal in Public Health (PHP 2850)

 

Health Services Research Theory (Students are required to select one.) 

Introduction to Methods in Epidemiologic Research (PHP 2120) 
Note: Required course for MPH students.

Qualitative Methods in Health Research (PHP 2060) 
Note: This course is an MPH approved elective.

Applied Research Methods (PHP 2040) 
Note: Epidemiology students may use this course as a methodological elective. Required course for MPH students.

Measurement Issues in Health Care (PHP 2019)

Economics of Medical Therapies: Health Policy and Practice (PHP 2350) 
Note: 1.000 Credit hours 1.000 Lecture hours

Analysis of Population Based Datasets (PHP 2430) 
Note: Approved course selection for Health Services Research, specialty track in Pharmaceutical Health Services Research.

Clinical Trials Methodology (PHP 2030) 
Note: Epidemiology students may use this course as a methodological elective. Approved course selection for Health Services Research, specialty track in Pharmaceutical Health Services Research. This course is an MPH approved elective.