Policy Area Specializations

Health Policy

Students pursuing the health policy specialization will consider pressing issues related to quality, cost and access to health care, and acquire the knowledge and skills to influence health policy.

Suggested management elective:

  • PPD 545 – Human Behavior in Public Organizations

Suggested analytic elective:

  • PPD 617 – Urban Demography and Growth OR
  • PPD 542 – Program and Policy Evaluation

Sample electives may include:

  • PPD 509 – Problems and Issues in the Health Field
  • PPD 513 – Legal Issues in Health Care Delivery
  • PPD 606 – Urban Health Policy
  • PPD 607 – Introduction to Public Health Policy