USC Price School of Public Policy

Health Policy and Management Curriculum

Health Management and Policy Curriculum

Health Policy

Required Courses (16 units)

  • Fundamentals of Health Policy and Management (PPD 325) – 4 units
  • Public Policy and Law (PPD 314) – 4 units
  • Analytic Foundations for Public Policy (PPD 315) – 4 units
  • Health Policy (PPD 415) – 4 units

Electives (12 units) – select from the following list

    Introduction to Health Care System (PPD 330) – 4 units
  • Administration of Health Care Organizations (PPD 413) – 4 units
  • Community Health Policy and Planning (PPD 414) – 4 units
  • Health Issues in Adulthood (GERO 416) – 4 units
  • Environmental Health in the Community (HP 408) – 4 units
  • Health Promotion and Prevention Policy (HP 412) – 4 units

Health Management

Required Courses (16 units)

  • Fundamentals of Health Policy and Management (PPD 325) – 4 units
  • Organizational Behavior in Public Administration (PPD 320) – 4 units
  • Financial Management of Public and Nonprofit Organizations (PPD 407) – 4 units
  • Administration of Health Care Organizations (PPD 413) – 4 units

Electives (12 units) – select from the following list

  • Financial Accounting in Public and Nonprofit Organizations (PPD 318) – 4 units
  • Introduction to Health Care Systems (PPD 330) – 4 units
  • Management Analysis I (PPD 403) – 4 units
  • Community Health Policy and Planning (PPD 414) – 4 units
  • Social Innovations (PPD 478)