Health Policy Analysis

NYU Wagner's Health Policy and Management program has been recognized as one of the best in the country. We draw from this program to bring you this Advanced Certificate, offering analytical skills for professionals in health policy. This Advanced Certificate will allow you to evaluate programs and policies, conduct high-level statistical analysis, and explore current issues in health policy.

The curriculum offers an opportunity for students to hone their quantitative analysis skills through a series of statistics and evaluation courses which must be taken in sequence.

Students must complete 15 credits to obtain this Advanced Certificate (courses are 3 credits unless noted).

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CURRICulum

Required Courses:

Students must complete the following courses (12 credits):

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites Typically offered credits
PADM-GP.2171 Evaluating Programs and Policies CORE-GP.1011 Fall, Spring, Summer 3
HPAM-GP.2836 Current Issues in Health Policy None Fall 3
PADM-GP.2875 Estimating Impacts in Policy Research PADM-GP.2902; and PADM-GP.2171 or permission from the instructor Spring 3
PADM-GP.2902 Multiple Regression and Introduction to Econometrics CORE-GP.1011 Fall, Spring, Summer 3

 

Students must choose and complete courses from the following (3 credits):

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites Typically offered credits
HPAM-GP.1830 Introduction to Health Policy and Management None Fall, Spring 3
HPAM-GP.2852 Comparative Analysis of Health Systems HPAM-GP.1830 or HPAM-GP.2836, CORE-GP.1018, and CORE-GP.1022 January 3
HPAM-GP.4830 Health Economics: Principles CORE-GP.1011, CORE-GP.1018 Fall, Spring 1.5
HPAM-GP.4831 Health Economics: Topics in Domestic Health Policy CORE-GP.1011, CORE-GP.1018, HPAM-GP.4830 Spring 1.5

 

HPAM-GP 2867 Health Systems Reform may be substituted for HPAM-GP 2852 Comparative Analysis of Health Systems.

Three credits of coursework may be substituted from another NYU Wagner course (including another field/area of specialization) with approval.

 

Prerequisite Courses:

Students must waive the following courses if they are prerequisites to any of the above elective courses a student wishes to take toward the Advanced Certificate. If students are unable to waive the course(s), only one course from the list below may count toward the certificate and other courses would need to be completed in addition to the Advanced Certificate.

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites Typically offered credits
CORE-GP.1011 Statistical Methods None Fall, Spring, Summer 3
CORE-GP.1018 Microeconomics None Fall, Spring, Summer 3
CORE-GP.1022 Introduction to Public Policy None Fall, Spring 3