Public Health/Health Services Policy Management, M.P.A. with Nanjing Medical University

Degree Requirements (58 hours)

It is believed that the students will typically take 12 or less credit hours as non-degree seeking students.  If students take 12 or less credit hours as non-degree seeking students, it is possible that the degree can be completed in two years beyond non-degree seeking status.   It is expected that students will apply to the Graduate School after the first semester as a non-degree seeking student.

Management (31 hours)

Course Title Credits
HSPM 712Health Economics3
HSPM 713Information Systems in Health Administration3
HSPM 714Perspectives in Community Health Organizations3
HSPM 724Health Law3
HSPM 765Leadership in Health Care Organizations1
HSPM 766Health Services Administration I3
HSPM 769Organizational Behavior3
HSPM 770Decision Making For Health Care Executives3
HSPM 774Quality Management in Healthcare3
HSPM 776Physician Practice Management3
HSPM 777Healthcare Policy and Principles of Health Insurance3
Total Credit Hours31

Accounting and Finance (9 hours)

Course Title Credits
HSPM 731Health Care Finance I3
HSPM 732Health Care Finance II3
HSPM 733Health Care Management Accounting3
Total Credit Hours9

Biostatistics and Quantitative Methods (3 hours)

Course Title Credits
HSPM 716Quantitative Methods for Health Administration3
Total Credit Hours3

Public Health (3 hours)

Course Title Credits
PUBH 700Perspectives in Public Health3
Total Credit Hours3

Managerial Epidemiology and Statistics for Health Care (3 hours)

Course Title Credits
HSPM 775Managerial Epidemiology and Statistics in Healthcare3
Total Credit Hours3

Health Planning (3 hours)

Course Title Credits
HSPM 718Health Planning3
Total Credit Hours3

Approved Electives (3 hours)

Elective may be chosen from health services graduate courses or from graduate courses in the University that support the overall educational goals of the student.  The Faculty Advisor must approve the elective course.

Management Residency (3 hours)

Course Title Credits
HSPM 797Management Residency1-3
Total Credit Hours1-3