Health Policy Analysis

Advanced Professional Certificate in 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 graduate-level certificate, offering analytical skills for professionals in health policy. This 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 Certificate (courses are 3 credits unless noted).


Required Courses:

Students must complete the following courses (12 credits):

HPAM-GP 2836 Current Issues in Health Policy

PADM-GP 2171 Evaluating Programs and Policies

PADM-GP 2902 Multiple Regression and Introduction to Econometrics

PADM-GP 2875 Estimating Impacts in Policy Research

Students must also complete a course(s) from the following (3 credits):

HPAM-GP 1830 Introduction to Health Policy and Management

HPAM-GP 2852 Comparative Health Systems or HPAM-GP 2867 Health Systems Reform

HPAM-GP 4830 Health Economics: Principles (1.5 credits)

HPAM-GP 4831 Health Economics: Topics in Domestic Health Policy

Three credits of coursework may be substituted from 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 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 certificate.

CORE-GP 1022 Introduction to Public Policy

CORE-GP 1011 Statistical Methods for Public, Nonprofit, and Health Management

CORE-GP 1018 Microeconomics for Public Management, Planning, and Policy Analysis 


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