Health Services and Policy Research, MS

This is the first version of the 2024–25 General Catalog. Please check back regularly for changes. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the MS in health services and policy research, students will be able to:

  • evaluate the organization, financing, and delivery of U.S. health services;
  • evaluate policies for their impact on public health and health equity;
  • analyze the behavior of health care market stakeholders using the principles of health economics;
  • select the appropriate study design and statistical models for health services research questions and outcomes;
  • use statistical computing programs to analyze quantitative data; and
  • conduct a study using health services research methods.