Expertise in Health Care Abroad

The International specialization in the Health Policy and Management Program provides the skills for students to become professionals who work in other countries and cultures.

Specifically, this specialization:

  • Promotes an understanding of how health institutional structures and managerial processes vary around the world.
  • Provides a comparative interdisciplinary foundation that bridges cutting-edge conceptual thinking, critical analytical techniques and concrete health management skills.
  • Facilitates an ability to appreciate and respond to the critical challenges of implementing complex health policies and programs in varying contexts.

Required International Core Courses

Students Must Take One of the Following Courses

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Students Must Take Two of the Following Courses

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All Capstone projects begin in the Fall and are completed at the end of the Spring semester. Full-time students who begin in the Spring semester typically need 2½ years to complete their degree.

CAP-GP.3226, Capstone: Advanced Project in International Management and Policy

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