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  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Course Catalog

Health Services Management and Policy, CAS


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Contact:

Thomas Dennison, Director
thdennis@maxwell.syr.edu

Student Learning Outcomes


1. Explain the structure, function, and financing of the United States healthcare system

2. Apply core governance and management skills to a healthcare setting

Major Requirements


The Certificate is a 12-credit program open to mid-career professionals who require a policy background to operate effectively in the dynamic health care sector. The certificate is earned after completion of two required graduate courses (6 credits) in health policy and two electives (6 credits) selected from approved courses offered by participating colleges and schools within the University in such areas as health and social policy, health law, demography, management, and economics. The culmination of the certificate is a capstone experience that may be a research paper or a supervised field experience that concludes with the development of a written paper.

This program is designed for two semesters of study and may be pursued independent of, or as part of, a master’s or Ph.D. program. All courses may be applied to the EMPA or the EMIR degree. For those pursuing the certificate independently of another degree program, the capstone does not earn additional credit.

Two approved elective courses:


Offered by participating schools and colleges within the University in such areas as health and social policy, health law, demography, management, and economics

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