Program Requirement Checksheet

MPA-Health: Health Policy Analysis

I. SCHOOLWIDE CORE COURSES [15 CREDITS]

Students must complete or waive all schoolwide core courses

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.1020 Management and Leadership None Fall, Spring, Summer 3
CORE-GP.1021 Financial Management None Fall, Spring, Summer 3
CORE-GP.1022 Introduction to Public Policy None Fall, Spring 3

 

 

II. SPECIALIZATION REQUIREMENTS [18 total credits]

Students must complete the following courses: [7.5 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
HPAM-GP.4830 Health Economics: Principles CORE-GP.1011, CORE-GP.1018 Fall, Spring 1.5

Note: Students without prior health policy and management undergraduate or graduate coursework experience are strongly encouraged to take HPAM-GP 1830 Introduction to Health Policy & Management, prior to taking this class.

Please note the time of course offerings for certain courses listed above:

HPAM-GP.4830: Spring 1st half

 

 

Policy Students must also complete 10.5 credits in either the Analytics Track OR the Advocacy Track:

Option #1: Analytics Track

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites Typically offered credits
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
HPAM-GP.4831 Health Economics: Topics in Domestic Health Policy CORE-GP.1011, CORE-GP.1018, HPAM-GP.4830 Spring 1.5

Please note the time of course offerings for certain courses listed above:

HPAM-GP.4831: Spring 2nd half

 

 

Students must also complete 3 credits of constrained electives: [3 credits]

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Option #2: Advocacy Track

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites Typically offered credits
PADM-GP.2411 Policy Formation and Policy Analysis CORE-GP.1022 Fall, Spring 3
PADM-GP.4137 Communications and Branding for Nonprofits None Spring 1.5

 

 

Students must also complete 6 credits of constrained electives: [6 credits]

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III. CAPSTONE [3 credits]

To be eligible for Capstone, all students must have: earned at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA, declared a specialization, fulfilled the Professional Experience Requirement, and completed the course prerequisite listed for their choice of Capstone (see below).

Students must complete ONE of the two following pairs [3 credits]:

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites credits
  CAP-GP 3801 (Fall) AND CAP-GP 3802 (Spring) Capstone: Advanced Projects in Policy, Management, Finance, and Advocacy I & II CORE-GP: 1011, 1018, 1020, 1021, 1022;
AND
HPAM-GP 1830 or HPAM-GP 2836;
AND
HPAM-GP 4830
1.5 credits (Fall) AND 1.5 credits (Spring)
  CAP-GP 3148 (Fall) AND CAP-GP 3149 (Spring) Capstone: Advanced Research Projects in Quantitative Analysis I & II CORE-GP: 1011, 1018, 1020, 1021, 1022;
AND
HPAM-GP 1830 or HPAM-GP 2836;
AND
HPAM-GP 4830;
AND
PADM-GP 2902;
AND
Co-reqs: PADM-GP 2171, taken no later than fall of Capstone                                        
1.5 credits (Fall) AND 1.5 credits (Spring)

 

 

IV. ELECTIVES [9 credits]

Course Number  Course Name         Prerequisites          Typically offered credits
           
           
           
           

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS IN DEGREE: 45

Valid for Spring 2019 semester