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Course ID:HPAM 3410. 3 hours.
Course Title:Health Systems Science and Informatics
Course
Description:
Overview of the information tools and technology used to manage modern healthcare delivery systems. The focus for instruction is the intersection of technology and human activities to form integrated socio-technical systems. Broad coverage of health informatics, quality and safety science, leadership and change models, and health data analytics.
Athena Title:Health Systems Science
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 3410E
Prerequisite:PBHL 3100 or PBHL 3100E or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 3410E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Health Systems Science and Informatics
Course
Description:
Overview of the information tools and technology used to manage modern healthcare delivery systems. The focus for instruction is the intersection of technology and human activities to form integrated socio-technical systems. Broad coverage of health informatics, quality and safety science, leadership and change models, and health data analytics.
Athena Title:Health Systems Science
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 3410
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:PBHL 3100 or PBHL 3100E or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 3500E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Healthcare Management
Course
Description:
Public health professionals assume leadership roles in organizations where they are responsible for planning, organizing, staffing, coordinating, reporting, and budgeting of activities. This course is designed to stimulate critical thinking about modern public health administrative issues and develop selected management techniques and perspectives.
Athena Title:Intro to Healthcare Management
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 3500
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Pre or Corequisite:PBHL 3100 or PBHL 3100E or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 3500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Healthcare Management
Course
Description:
Public health professionals assume leadership roles in organizations where they are responsible for planning, organizing, staffing, coordinating, reporting, and budgeting of activities. This course is designed to stimulate critical thinking about modern public health administrative issues and develop selected management techniques and perspectives.
Athena Title:Intro to Healthcare Management
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 3500E
Pre or Corequisite:PBHL 3100 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 3600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Health Policy
Course
Description:
This introductory survey of health policy issues will include the organization of the health system, health care financing, the policy process in the United States, laws and ethics related to health policy and management, the essential features of policy analysis, and public health communication.
Athena Title:Introduction to Health Policy
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 3600E
Pre or Corequisite:PBHL 3100 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 3600E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Health Policy
Course
Description:
This introductory survey of health policy issues will include the organization of the health system, health care financing, the policy process in the United States, laws and ethics related to health policy and management, the essential features of policy analysis, and public health communication.
Athena Title:INTRO HLTH POL E
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 3600 or HPAM(PHRM) 7600
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Pre or Corequisite:PBHL 3100 or HPRB 3010 or HPRB 3020 or EHSC 3060
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 3650. 3 hours.
Course Title:Comparative Healthcare Systems
Course
Description:
Provides a framework for students to analyze how health care is organized and delivered in settings around the world. The course will engage students in a comparative analysis of health indicators in different countries. Students will undertake an analysis of health care delivery, financing, and workforce issues.
Athena Title:Comparative Healthcare Systems
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 3650E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 3650E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Comparative Healthcare Systems
Course
Description:
Provides a framework for students to analyze how health care is organized and delivered in settings around the world. The course will engage students in a comparative analysis of health indicators in different countries. Students will undertake an analysis of health care delivery, financing, and workforce issues.
Athena Title:Comparative Healthcare Systems
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 3650
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 3750. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Problems in Health Policy and Management
Course
Description:
Directed study of selected topics.
Athena Title:SPEC PROBS HLTH POL
Nontraditional Format:Students develop a proposal for a learning experience not available in a regular department course. The amount of work and/or the depth of inquiry depends on the number of credits the student desires. The proposal must be approved by the faculty member directing the project and by the undergraduate coordinator.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 4100. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Age of Human and Social Capital
Course
Description:
An overview of the philosophies, attitudes, and approaches used in the field of human services. Introspective analysis and current event evaluation will highlight a recognized need for social capital to leverage individual human capital for the greater good, especially in public health and health management.
Athena Title:Human and Social Capital
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 4100E
Pre or Corequisite:HPAM 3600 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 4100E. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Age of Human and Social Capital
Course
Description:
An overview of the philosophies, attitudes, and approaches used in the field of human services. Introspective analysis and current event evaluation will highlight a recognized need for social capital to leverage individual human capital for the greater good, especially in public health and health management.
Athena Title:Human and Social Capital
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 4100
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Pre or Corequisite:HPAM 3600 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 4150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Health Policy Law and Ethics
Course
Description:
An examination of the influence of competing legal, social, and ethical forces on the development of health policies, health care delivery, and public health. Students will gain a richer understanding of the legal system, social responsibility, and political considerations that affect the policy process in the complex twenty-first century environment.
Athena Title:Health Policy Law and Ethics
Prerequisite:HPAM 3600 or HPAM 3600E or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 4300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Essentials of Health Care Administration
Course
Description:
This course builds on Introduction to Healthcare Management, with a broad examination of the operational and leadership imperatives of healthcare administrators; and an analysis of current issues confronting today’s manager/leaders. Topics covered are based on the core competencies set forth by the Healthcare Leadership Alliance.
Athena Title:Essentials Health Care Admin
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 4300E
Prerequisite:HPAM 3500 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 4300E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Essentials of Health Care Administration
Course
Description:
This course builds on Introduction to Healthcare Management, with a broad examination of the operational and leadership imperatives of healthcare administrators; and an analysis of current issues confronting today’s manager/leaders. Topics covered are based on the core competencies set forth by the Healthcare Leadership Alliance.
Athena Title:Essentials Health Care Admin
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 4300
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:HPAM 3500 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 4410. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Health Informatics and Analytics
Course
Description:
This introductory course reviews informatics in the U.S. health environment, data security and privacy, informatics terminology and technology, data standards, and health data sets. Students will receive hands-on experience analyzing de-identified data sets using MS-Excel and presenting their results in a case analysis format.
Athena Title:Hlth Informatics and Analytics
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 4410E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 4410E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Health Informatics and Analytics
Course
Description:
A review of informatics in the U.S. health environment, data security and privacy, informatics terminology and technology, data standards, and health data sets. Students will receive hands-on experience analyzing de-identified data sets using MS-Excel and presenting their results in a case analysis format.
Athena Title:Hlth Informatics and Analytics
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 4410
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 4500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Applied Concepts in Health Care Management
Course
Description:
Application of the management and leadership concepts and principles learned in Introduction to Healthcare Management and Essentials of Health Care Administration to real-world issues through case studies of public and private health care organizations. Emphasis will be on critical thinking and problem solving in all types of health care settings.
Athena Title:Applied Concepts Hlth Care Mgt
Prerequisite:[HPAM 3500 and (HPAM 4300 or HPAM 4300E)] or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 4600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Health Policy
Course
Description:
An advanced course in health policy building on Introduction to Health Policy. The course will focus on ongoing health care reform implementation, as well as topics such as drug development and regulation, health workforce shortages, and ethical issues related to new scientific developments.
Athena Title:Advanced Health Policy
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 4600E
Prerequisite:HPAM 3600 or HPAM 3600E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 4600E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Health Policy
Course
Description:
An advanced course in health policy building on Introduction to Health Policy. The course will focus on ongoing health care reform implementation, as well as topics such as drug development and regulation, health workforce shortages, and ethical issues related to new scientific developments.
Athena Title:Advanced Health Policy
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 4600
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:HPAM 3600 or HPAM 3600E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 4700S. 3 hours.
Course Title:Service Learning Policy Challenge
Course
Description:
This course utilizes community settings as the primary pedagogical tool for engaging students in exploring policy options for local organizations to improve public health. Students work in teams to identify a local problem and design a policy solution through projects structured to translate knowledge into action in real-world settings.
Athena Title:Service Lrng Policy Challenge
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Students will be involved in the planning and implementation of the projects(s) and may spend time outside of the classroom. Students will be engaged in the service-learning component for approximately 50-75% of overall instructional time.
Prerequisite:HPAM 3600 or HPAM 3600E or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 4960R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 16 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research I
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research I
Nontraditional Format:This course belongs to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. This course requires the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 4970R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research II
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research II
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 4980R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research III
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research III
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 4990R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research Thesis (or Final Project)
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data. Students will write or produce a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Thesis
Nontraditional Format:This is a capstone course under the direct supervision of a faculty member. This course may be the culmination of the 4960R- 4980R sequence. Students will write a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio, that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry into an unknown, fundamental, or applied problem. The thesis or capstone product is written in close collaboration with the faculty member and must be approved by that faculty member and/or the department. The student will apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape the research question and apply skills and techniques learned to complete the research project. The student will have gathered data, synthesized relevant literature and materials, analyzed, and interpreted data. The student will demonstrate in writing the contribution of their work to the discovery and interpretation of knowledge significant to their field of study. The student will have presented results in the form of a properly formatted, professionally rigorous thesis document or other appropriate professional capstone product and through the formal presentation of the thesis or product to faculty and peers during an approved event. The student will receive feedback from the faculty member on the overall execution of their thesis project, the written thesis, and their presentation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7001. 1 hour.
Course Title:Foundations in Health Policy and Management
Course
Description:
A foundation course for new students to insure that each individual has the requisite capabilities for proficiency in advanced study in health policy and management. Topics include basic concepts, principles and skills in accounting/finance, management theory, algebra, economics, research procedures, written and verbal communication, systems thinking, and team- based learning.
Athena Title:Foundations in HPAM
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:Graduate Student Seminar
Nontraditional Format:Seminar
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Health Policy and Management
Course
Description:
A detailed look at the organization and financing of the United States health care system. Topics include policy and management issues affecting patients, providers, and payers; the role of government in addressing cost, quality, and access; and the relationship between policy and management in their historical, economic, and political context.
Athena Title:Intro to Health Policy Mgmt
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 7010E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7010E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Health Policy and Management
Course
Description:
A detailed look at the organization and financing of the United States health care system. Topics include policy and management issues affecting patients, providers, and payers; the role of government in addressing cost, quality, and access; and the relationship between policy and management in their historical, economic, and political context.
Athena Title:Intro to Health Policy Mgmt
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 7010
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7050E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Health Policy and Obesity
Course
Description:
An exploration of the impact of obesity on the domestic healthcare environment and on public health policy at the local and national levels.
Athena Title:Health Policy and Obesity
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 7050
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online
Prerequisite:HPAM 7010 or HPAM 7010E or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7050. 3 hours.
Course Title:Health Policy and Obesity
Course
Description:
Explores the impact of obesity on the domestic healthcare environment and on public health policy at the local and national levels.
Athena Title:Health Policy and Obesity
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 7050E
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7060. 3 hours.
Course Title:Policy Issues in Women's Health
Course
Description:
Focuses on women’s health policy across the life span by examining the political, legal, economic, and social factors that affect women’s health. The course will enable students’ critical analysis of such issues. Students will learn the barriers and opportunities for prioritizing women’s health on institutional public policy agendas.
Athena Title:Policy Issues in Women's Hlth
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7100. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Current Topics in Health Policy and Management
Course
Description:
Current topics in health policy and management as they relate to local, national, and global public health issues will be explored in this seminar. Topics may be drawn from those in the areas of health promotion, disease prevention, environmental health, gerontology, health financing, and health care delivery systems.
Athena Title:HEALTH POLICY TOPIC
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HADM 7100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7150. 3 hours.
Course Title:United States Health Care Delivery Systems
Course
Description:
An overview of the systems of health care delivery and financing in the United States, including public and private payers and insurers. Current institutional structures and delivery systems are described. Emphasis is on the basic concepts and issues associated with the management and regulation of health care delivery.
Athena Title:US Health Care Delivery Sys
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHRM(HPAM) 7230. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ethical Issues in Research
Course
Description:
Ethics of research in animals and human subjects, fraud, scientific misconduct, and conflicts of interest.
Athena Title:Ethical Issues in Research
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PHRM 7230E, HPAM 7230E
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHRM(HPAM) 7230E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ethical Issues in Research
Course
Description:
Ethics of research in animals and human subjects, fraud, scientific misconduct, and conflicts of interest.
Athena Title:ETHICAL ISSUES RES
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PHRM(HADM) 7230
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7250E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Human Resources Management in Health Care
Course
Description:
An overview of how human resource management influences organizational success, how human resource strategy should align with the strategic goals of an organization, and the skills that managers need in order to successfully manage human resources. Students will utilize a simulation for application of course material in the online classroom.
Athena Title:Human Res Mgmt Hlth Care
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 7250
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7250. 3 hours.
Course Title:Human Resources Management in Health Care
Course
Description:
An overview of how human resource management influences organizational success, how human resource strategy should align with the strategic goals of an organization, and the skills that managers need in order to successfully manage human resources. Students will engage in a variety of exercises which require application of course material.
Athena Title:Human Res Mgmt in HC
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 7250E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Policy Analysis in Public Health
Course
Description:
In-depth look at major health politics and policy issues confronted by a broad spectrum of public and private sectors. Provides students with an understanding of the theoretical and practical basis for developing policies to improve health in a variety of health care settings.
Athena Title:Policy Analysis Public Health
Prerequisite:HPAM 7010 or HPAM 7010E
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7410. 3 hours.
Course Title:Health Informatics I
Course
Description:
Examination of informatics in the U.S. health environment, data security and privacy, informatics terminology and technology, data standards, and health data sets. Students receive hands-on experience analyzing de-identified data sets utilizing data visualization software and devising a management operations plan from their results.
Athena Title:Health Informatics I
Prerequisite:[(HPAM 7010 or HPAM 7010E) and (BIOS 7010 or BIOS 7010E) and EPID(HPAM) 7700] or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7450. 3 hours.
Course Title:Policy Evaluation in Public Health I
Course
Description:
An introduction to the field of policy evaluation from a public health perspective. A survey of standard quantitative and qualitative techniques for prospectively analyzing health policy issues, including multi-criteria decision making, benefit-cost and cost-effectiveness analyses, and political analysis.
Athena Title:Policy Eval in Public Health I
Prerequisite:HPAM 7010 or HPAM 7010E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Organizational Theory and Behavior in Health Care
Course
Description:
An introduction to organizational theory and behavior and its application to management of healthcare organizations. Topics include organizational governance, design, structure, ethics, and the role of managers as professionals. Case studies and skill building exercises are utilized to provide a deeper understanding of motivation, leadership, communication, conflict, and group dynamics.
Athena Title:Org Theory/Beh in Health Care
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7550. 3 hours.
Course Title:Quality Improvement in Health I
Course
Description:
Introduction to quality improvement in public health and healthcare delivery from a multi-stakeholder perspective. Theoretical basis for continuous learning at the individual, organization, and systems levels are presented, with practical skills acquired through case analysis and planning of improvement programs. Specific focus placed on systems thinking, process analysis, and redesign.
Athena Title:Quality Improvement Health I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 7550E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7550E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Quality Improvement in Health I
Course
Description:
Introduction to quality improvement in public health and healthcare delivery from a multi-stakeholder perspective. Theoretical basis for continuous learning at the individual, organization, and systems levels are presented, with practical skills acquired through case analysis and planning of improvement programs. Specific focus placed on systems thinking, process analysis, and redesign.
Athena Title:Quality Improvement Health I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 7550
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Health Economics I
Course
Description:
Presents a theoretical and analytical overview of the tools needed to address topics like rising health care costs, government role, and reform. Topics will include economic determinants of health, medical care and health insurance markets, role of the government in health promotion, environmental health, health care reform, and cost-benefit analysis.
Athena Title:Health Economics I
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT(HPAM) 7610. 3 hours.
Course Title:Economics of Aging
Course
Description:
An overview of the economics of aging from a multidisciplinary perspective. We examine the consequences of population aging globally. Topics include demographics, economic status of elders, labor market activity, retirement, intergenerational conflict, private and public pensions, and an evaluation of current income and health policies for elders.
Athena Title:ECON OF AGING
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7650. 3 hours.
Course Title:Comparative Healthcare Systems
Course
Description:
A framework for students to analyze how health care is organized and delivered in settings around the world. The course will engage students in a comparative analysis of health indicators in different countries. Students will undertake a detailed analysis of health care delivery, financing, and workforce issues.
Athena Title:Comparative Hlthcare Syst
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 7650E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7650E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Comparative Healthcare Systems
Course
Description:
A framework for students to analyze how health care is organized and delivered in settings around the world. The course will engage students in a comparative analysis of health indicators in different countries. Students will undertake a detailed analysis of health care delivery, financing, and workforce issues.
Athena Title:Comparative Hlthcare Syst
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 7650
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID(HPAM) 7700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Public Health and Healthcare Ethics
Course
Description:
Survey of ethical issues facing healthcare providers in the United States and the public health system. Students will be required to think critically about ethical issues in health care today, analyze complex situations, and develop a personal position and will be active participants leading weekly discussions from the reading.
Athena Title:PUBLIC HEALTH ETHIC
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PHRM 7700
Nontraditional Format:This course will review a number of topics and challenge students to think critically about them. Classes will consist of lectures and student led discussions. Guest lecturers will be drawn from the academic community, as well as other institutions, e.g., hospitals, health departments, etc. A major goal will be a research paper on one of the ethical issues reviewed in class. Student papers will be presented to the class at the end of the semester.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7720. 3 hours.
Course Title:Marketing of Healthcare Organizations I
Course
Description:
Introduction to marketing from a healthcare perspective. A discussion of the role and function of marketing in healthcare organizations using consumer, competitor, and company analyses. Topics include decision-making for consumers and the organization, use of marketing research, target markets, position and competition, branding of services, and ethical considerations.
Athena Title:Marketing of Healthcare Orgs I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 7720E
Prerequisite:HPAM 7010 or HPAM 7010E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7720E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Marketing of Healthcare Organizations I
Course
Description:
Introduction to marketing from a healthcare perspective. A discussion of the role and function of marketing in healthcare organizations using consumer, competitor, and company analyses. Topics include decision-making for consumers and the organization, use of marketing research, target markets, position and competition, branding of services, and ethical considerations.
Athena Title:Marketing of Healthcare Orgs I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 7720
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:HPAM 7010 or HPAM 7010E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7750. 3 hours.
Course Title:Healthcare Finance I
Course
Description:
Introduction to financial management, financial analysis, and financial decision-making within the healthcare environment. Basic financial management concepts will be explored to answer questions such as which projects to finance, how to finance short-term operations, and how to finance long-term projects within the healthcare setting.
Athena Title:Healthcare Finance I
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7760. 3 hours.
Course Title:Public Health Law and Ethics for Public Health Practitioners
Course
Description:
This course strengthens students' and practitioners' knowledge on foundational and current issues in law and ethics that impact the policies and practice of public health. It allows students to identify and appropriately assess legal, ethical, and human rights issues that underlie the field of public health.
Athena Title:Public Health Law and Ethics
Nontraditional Format:Classes will consist of lectures and student-led discussions. Using case studies, students will recognize and integrate legal, ethical, and human rights concepts into public health policy development and practice.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7820. 3 hours.
Course Title:Practice Management Consulting in Healthcare
Course
Description:
Practice management consulting skills and principles. Focuses on skills necessary to successfully complete a short-term consulting engagement with a physician practice. The students will gather data, research the problem, prepare a report, and present their report to the principals of the practice.
Athena Title:Practice Management Consulting
Prerequisite:HPAM 7750
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7840. 3 hours.
Course Title:Managerial Epidemiology
Course
Description:
Designed to apply epidemiological principles and tools to decision- making in a healthcare environment. Builds upon fundamental epidemiologic principles and theory and will enable students to develop advanced knowledge in statistics, population health management, and assessment of medical care processes and outcomes in public health services.
Athena Title:Managerial Epidemiology
Pre or Corequisite:EPID 7010 or EPID 7010E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7850. 3 hours.
Course Title:Economic Evaluation Methods in Health I
Course
Description:
Introduction to economic evaluation methods of healthcare and public health programs: cost analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, and benefit-cost analysis. An emphasis on defining outcomes, policy implications, and appropriate use of the methods.
Athena Title:Econ Eval Methods in Health I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PHRM 8670, HPAM 8670
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7850L. 1 hour. 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Economic Evaluation Methods in Health I Laboratory
Course
Description:
This lab complements the lecture portion, which includes an introduction to several methods for conducting economic evaluation of public health programs. A focus on the practical application of these methods in Excel and other programs.
Athena Title:Econ Eval Methods Hlth I Lab
Corequisite:HPAM 7850
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7890. 3 hours.
Course Title:Strategic Management in Health Care Organizations I
Course
Description:
Advanced concepts, principles, and practices involved in strategic management. A case-based approach focused on the complex, real-world challenges encountered in both public and private healthcare settings will be employed. The course will address principles and methods of strategic assessment, strategy formulation, evaluation, implementation, and control.
Athena Title:Strategic Mgmt in HC Orgs I
Prerequisite:HPAM 7010 or HPAM 7010E or EPID(HPAM) 7700 or HPAM 8800
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7900. 3 hours.
Course Title:Internship in Health Administration
Course
Description:
Practical experience in health administration through placement in appropriate field experiences. The internship is intended to provide students with opportunities to apply theories and techniques learned in the classroom to actual situations within the health care community and administrative work experience in a health care facility.
Athena Title:Internship in Health Admin
Nontraditional Format:Graduate-level field experience in health administration. Required of all students completing the Master of Health Administration. Master of Public Health candidates not eligible.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7910. 1 hour.
Course Title:Professional Development Seminar in Health Administration I
Course
Description:
Seminar I focuses on resume building and development of interpersonal skills related to health administration, including interaction with faculty and community leaders for skill-building in resume writing, interviewing, and professional presentations.
Athena Title:Prof Deve Sem Hlth Admin I
Nontraditional Format:Graduate-level seminar in health administration. Required of students completing the Master of Health Administration.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7920. 1 hour.
Course Title:Professional Development Seminar in Health Administration II
Course
Description:
Seminar II will build upon skills learned in Seminar I, with focus on development of professional ethics and leadership through interaction with faculty and community leaders and practice of these skills.
Athena Title:Prof Deve Sem Hlth Admin II
Nontraditional Format:Graduate-level seminar in health administration. Required of all students completing the Master of Health Administration.
Pre or Corequisite:HPAM 7910 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7930. 1 hour.
Course Title:Professional Development Seminar in Health Administration III
Course
Description:
Seminar III will build upon skills learned in Seminars I and II, and will focus on career planning through portfolio design and development and job and administrative fellowship search skills.
Athena Title:Prof Deve Hlth Admin III
Nontraditional Format:Graduate-level seminar in health administration. Required of all students completing the Master of Health Administration.
Prerequisite:HPAM 7920 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HPAM 7950. 3 hours.
Course Title:Capstone Project in Health Administration
Course
Description:
A culminating experience that uses a combination of team-based learning, classroom participation/discussion, and project management of a comprehensive project that is supervised by a faculty member and/or practitioner/preceptor. Content experts and outside speakers may be invited to help enrich the learning experience.
Athena Title:Capstone in Health Admin
Nontraditional Format:Course will utilize both classroom-based meetings and project-based work. Required of all students completing the Master of Health Administration. Master of Public Health candidates not eligible.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 8000. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Research in Health Policy and Management
Course
Description:
Individual research under the direction of a department faculty member.
Athena Title:DIR RSCH HLTH POL
Nontraditional Format:Graduate-level independent study of an issue that applies to the student's research interests. Must be approved in advance by the faculty mentor, the major professor, and the department graduate coordinator. The number of credits determines how extensive the final paper is to be.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HPAM 8010S. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Advanced Service-Learning in Health Policy and Management
Course
Description:
Students will apply health policy and management methods and applications in one or more public health related settings through participation in a collaborative health policy and management project within the public health community.
Athena Title:Adv Svc Lrn HPAM
Nontraditional Format:The hours that students spend in direct project participation will be determined by the requirements of the project itself. The number of hours that students spend in the discussion groups/lecture/seminar/etc. will be determined by the planning, preparation, and evaluation required by the specific project. Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. The course uses service-learning as the primary pedagogical tool for teaching course objectives. Students will work on a comprehensive project(s) and may be required to send considerable time outside the classroom. Students will be engaged in the service-learning component for approximately 75- 100% of overall instructional time.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:HPAM 7010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 8300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Research Methods in Health Policy
Course
Description:
Focuses on the practice of research with an emphasis on topics relevant in the field of health policy. Topics include a review of empirical techniques, the tools for understanding and critically assessing the literature, and the tools for conducting original research.
Athena Title:POLICY RES METH
Prerequisite:HPAM(PHRM) 7600
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHRM(PMCY)(HPAM) 8310. 3 hours.
Course Title:Discrete Choice Experiments in Health Economics Evaluations
Course
Description:
Theoretical background, assessment, research design, modeling, statistical analysis, and utility of Discrete Choice Experiments in evaluating health care decision making in a limited resources opportunity cost framework. Statistical analytic techniques to enhance the understanding and applications of the techniques of Discrete Choice Experiments.
Athena Title:DISCRETE CHOICE EXP
Nontraditional Format:Lectures, small group work, independent reading of literature and assigned manuscripts, use of computer packages (STATA, LIMDEP), and required write-up and preparation of manuscripts.
Pre or Corequisite:STAT 6200 or STAT 6210
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 8320. 3 hours.
Course Title:Survey Research Methods in Health Policy and Management
Course
Description:
An introduction to principles of survey design that are the basis of standard practices in the field. There is a strong emphasis on surveys and design principles used when collecting health related data. The rheoretical, empirical, and applied literature related to survey methodology will be examined.
Athena Title:Survey Research Methods in HPM
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PADP 7160
Prerequisite:HPAM 7010 and BIOS 7010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 8400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Policy Analysis in Public Health
Course
Description:
In-depth analysis of major health politics and policy issues confronted by a broad spectrum of public and private sectors. Provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical and practical basis for the development and analysis of policies for the improvement of health in a variety of health care settings.
Athena Title:Adv Policy Analysis Pub Health
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 8410. 3 hours.
Course Title:Health Informatics I
Course
Description:
Examination of informatics in the U.S. health environment, data security and privacy, informatics terminology and technology, data standards, and health data sets. Students receive hands-on experience analyzing de-identified data sets utilizing data visualization software and devising a management operations plan from their results.
Athena Title:Health Informatics I
Prerequisite:(HPAM 7010 and BIOS 7010 and HPAM 8700) or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 8450. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Policy Evaluation in Public Health
Course
Description:
The field of policy evaluation from a public health perspective. Provides a survey of standard quantitative and qualitative techniques for prospectively analyzing health policy issues, including multi-criteria decision making, benefit-cost and cost- effectiveness analyses, and political analysis.
Athena Title:Adv Policy Eval in Public Hlth
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 8600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Health Economics
Course
Description:
Applies economics theory in health, health care, and health policy with emphasis on core themes applicable to health economics. Lectures will include economic evaluation, demand for health care, insurance markets, asymmetric information, managed care, hospital and pharmaceutical industry, and governmental role.
Athena Title:Advanced Health Economics
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 8650. 3 hours.
Course Title:Healthcare Finance
Course
Description:
Introduction to financial management, financial analysis, and financial decision-making within the healthcare environment. Basic financial management concepts will be explored to answer questions such as which projects to finance, how to finance short-term operations, and how to finance long-term projects within the healthcare setting.
Athena Title:HEALTHCARE FINA
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHRM(HPAM) 8670. 3 hours.
Course Title:Economic Evaluation in Health Care
Course
Description:
The application of economic evaluation techniques in health care decision-making. Topics include cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-benefit analysis, discounting, Markov models, sensitivity analysis and controversies of economic evaluations.
Athena Title:Economic Eval in Health Care
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 7850
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 8700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Management of Public Health Organizations
Course
Description:
Public health professionals assume leadership roles in organizations where they are responsible for planning, organizing, staffing, coordinating, reporting, and budgeting of activities. This course is designed to stimulate critical thinking about modern public health administrative issues, address DrPH core competencies, and develop selected management techniques and perspectives.
Athena Title:Adv Mgmt of Public Hlth Orgs
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 8760. 3 hours.
Course Title:Public Health Law and Ethics for Public Health Practitioners
Course
Description:
Strengthens students' and practitioners’ knowledge on current and foundational issues in law and ethics that impact the policies and practice of public health. Allows students to identify and appropriately assess legal, ethical, and human rights issues that underlie the field of public health.
Athena Title:Public Health Law and Ethics
Nontraditional Format:Classes will consist of lectures and student-led discussions. Using case studies students will recognize and integrate legal, ethical, and human rights concepts into public health policy development and practice.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 8800. 3 hours.
Course Title:Leadership in Public Health
Course
Description:
Designed to develop leadership competencies relevant for work in healthcare institutions by introducing major theories and concepts of leadership, ways of applying these to public health issues, and providing opportunities for students to develop skills and resources to further develop their own and others’ leadership.
Athena Title:Leadership in Public Health
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 8800E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 8800E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Leadership in Public Health
Course
Description:
Designed to develop leadership competencies relevant for work in healthcare institutions by introducing major theories and concepts of leadership, ways of applying these to public health issues, and providing opportunities for students to develop skills and resources to further develop their own and others' leadership.
Athena Title:Leadership in Public Health
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 8800
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 8810. 3 hours.
Course Title:Health Policy Planning and Evaluation
Course
Description:
Introduces the skills and techniques required to research and develop health policy and programmatic initiatives in national and state systems and at the community level. Students will be presented with concepts, processes, and techniques used in health policy planning and will engage in various planning exercises.
Athena Title:POLICY PLAN EVAL
Prerequisite:HPAM(PHRM) 7600
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM(GLOB) 8820. 3 hours.
Course Title:Global Health Policy
Course
Description:
Examination of the relationship between global policies and institutions and human population health. The first part focuses on the general structure and performance of international institutions that oversee global health issues. The course then examines how these policies and institutions operate with respect to specific global health problems.
Athena Title:Global Health Policy
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 8820E, GLOB 8820E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM(GLOB) 8820E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Global Health Policy
Course
Description:
Examination of the relationship between global policies and institutions and human population health. The first part focuses on the general structure and performance of international institutions that oversee global health issues. The course then examines how these policies and institutions operate with respect to specific global health problems.
Athena Title:Global Health Policy
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 8820, GLOB 8820
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 8840. 3 hours.
Course Title:Managerial Epidemiology for Public Health Practitioners
Course
Description:
Designed to apply epidemiological principles and tools to decision- making in a healthcare environment. Builds upon fundamental epidemiologic principles and theory and enables students to develop advanced knowledge in statistics, population health management, and assessment of medical care processes and outcomes in public health services.
Athena Title:Managerial Epi Publ Hlth Pract
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 8850L. 1 hour. 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Economic Evaluation Methods in Health Lab
Course
Description:
This lab complements the lecture portion, which includes an introduction to several methods for conducting economic evaluation of public health programs. A focus on the practical application of these methods in Excel and other programs.
Athena Title:Econ Eval Methods Hlth Lab
Corequisite:HPAM 8850
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HPAM 8850. 3 hours.
Course Title:Economic Evaluation Methods in Health
Course
Description:
Introduction to economic evaluation methods of health care and public health programs: cost analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, and benefit-cost analysis. Includes an emphasis on defining outcomes, policy implications, and appropriate use of the methods.
Athena Title:Econ Eval Methods Hlth and Med
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PHRM 8670, HPAM 8670
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 8860. 4 hours.
Course Title:Decision Analysis and Economic Evaluation in Health
Course
Description:
This course presents the analytic tools of decision analysis for use in economic evaluations in health care and public health. Development of different modeling strategies will be introduced, including decision trees, state-transition models, and discrete event simulation. Application of the methods in Excel and other programs will also be included.
Athena Title:Dec Analy and Econ Eval Hlth
Prerequisite:BIOS 7010 or BIOS 7010E or ERSH 8310
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 8900. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Health Administration
Course
Description:
Selected topics concerning recent developments in health administration and/or health policy.
Athena Title:Special Topics in HPAM
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 8910. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Problems in Health Administration
Course
Description:
Research or intensive study in a specialized area of health administration under the direction of a faculty member.
Athena Title:Problems in HPAM
Nontraditional Format:Variable hours established by instructor.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM 9000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DOCTORAL RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Directed study under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HPAM 9005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:DOC GRAD STU SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HPAM 9100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Doctor of Public Health Seminar I
Course
Description:
The first of two required doctoral seminars addressing national competencies for the professional degree. The seminar is designed to link theory and practice in data and analysis, leadership, management and governance, policy and programs, and education and workforce development in public health.
Athena Title:Doctor of Public Health Sem I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 9100E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HPAM 9100E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Doctor of Public Health Seminar I
Course
Description:
The first of two required doctoral seminars addressing national competencies for the professional degree. The seminar is designed to link theory and practice in data and analysis, leadership, management and governance, policy and programs, and education and workforce development in public health.
Athena Title:Doctor of Public Health Sem I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 9100
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HPAM 9200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Doctor of Public Health Seminar II
Course
Description:
The integrative sequel to the first doctoral seminar for the Doctor of Public Health degree. The seminar is designed to link theory and practice through data analysis, leadership, management, governance, policy and programs, and education and workforce development.
Athena Title:Doctor of Public Health Sem II
Prerequisite:HPAM 9100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HPAM 9300. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:DOCT DISSERTATION
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
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