Health Policy for Clinicians

Advanced Professional Certificate in Health Policy for clinicians

The Advanced Certificate in Health Policy for Clinicians offers physicians, postdoctoral students, other health practitioners and clinicians the opportunity to enhance their expertise by learning to manage various policy questions within any healthcare framework. Drawing from NYU Wagner's highly-ranked Health Policy and Management program, this certificate offers an opportunity for professionals to enhance their skills and knowledge in the economics and politics of health policy.

Students must complete 12 credits to obtain this Certificate (courses are 3 credits unless noted).


Required Courses:

Students must complete the following courses (6 credits):

HPAM-GP 2836 Current Issues in Health Policy

HPAM-GP 4830 Health Economics I (1.5 credits)

HPAM-GP 4831 Health Economics II (1.5 credits)

Students must also choose and complete courses from the following (6 credits):

HPAM-GP 2825 Continuous Quality Improvement

HPAM-GP 2846 The Realities of Managing Complex Health Systems

HPAM-GP 4852 Ethical Issues in Healthcare Management (1.5 credits)

HPAM-GP 4853 Health Care Law and Ethics (1.5 credits)

PADM-GP 2170 Performance Measurement and Management

PADM-GP 2171 Evaluating Programs and Policies

PADM-GP 2173  Operations Management for Public, Nonprofit, and Health Contexts

PADM-GP 2174 The Intersection of Operations, Policy, and Leadership

PADM-GP 2411 Policy Formation and Analysis

Prerequisite Courses:

Students must waive prerequisite courses if they are required for 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 1011 Statistical Methods for Public, Nonprofit, and Health Management

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

CORE-GP 1020 Management and Leadership

CORE-GP 1022 Introduction to Public Policy