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Occupational Health Services Research and Policy

 

Students Enrolling through the Division of Environmental Health Sciences

Core Curriculum
PubH 6341 Epidemiology I, Epidemiologic Methods (3 cr, Fall)
PubH 6342 Epidemiology II, Epidemiologyic Methods (3 cr, Spring)
PubH 6450 Biostatistics I (4 cr, Fall)
PubH 6451 Biostatistics II (4 cr, Spring)
PubH 6170 Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety (3 cr, Fall)
PubH 6103 Exposure to Environmental Hazards (2 cr, Fall, 1st half of semester)
PubH 6104 Environmental Health Effects: Toxicology (2 cr, Fall, 2nd half of semester)
PubH 6105 Environmental and Occupational Health Policy (2 cr)
PubH 6140 Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology (2 cr)
PubH 6325 Data Processing with PC-SAS (1 cr)
PubH 6742 Ethics in Public Health Research and Policy (1 cr)
PubH 8120 Occupational Health and Safety Research Seminar (1 cr per seminar, minimum attendance: 2 credits)
PubH 8140 Validity Concepts in Epidemiological Research (2 cr)
GRAD 8101 Teaching in Higher Education (3 cr, Fall or Spring)

Supporting Coursework In Health Policy and Management
PubH 6862 Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health Care (3 cr, Spring)
PubH 6855 Medical Sociology (3 cr, Spring)
PubH 8801 Health Services Policy Analysis Theory (3 cr, Fall)
PUBH 6845 Using Demographic Data for Policy Analysis (3 cr, Spring)

Dissertation Credits
PubH 8888 Thesis Credits: Doctoral Dissertation (24)

TOTAL CREDITS: 70
Selection of elective coursework to facilitate dissertation research should be selected in consultation with student's Research Advisor and OHSRP faculty program directors

Non-Credit Learning Experiences:
Educational Research Center (ERC) Interdisciplinary Seminar Series (minimum attendance: 5 of 9 seminars per year)
Grant Writers' Seminars and Workshops, L.L.C.: Write Winning Grants (2 days)


Students Enrolling through the Division of Health Policy and Management

Prerequisites
Take or test out by the end of the first year one of the following courses:
PubH 6724 Public Health and the US Health Care System (3 cr, Fall and Spring)
PubH 6556 Health and Health Systems (3 cr, Fall)

Core Required Curriculum in Health Services Research, Policy & Administration with a Health Policy and Analysis Area of Emphasis
PubH 7401 Fundamental of Biostatistical Inference (4 cr, Fall)
PubH 7402 Biostatistical Modeling and Methods (4 cr, Spring)
PubH 6832 Economics of the Health Care System (3 cr, Fall)
PubH 6855 Medical Sociology (3 cr, Spring)
PubH 8341 Advanced Epidemiologic Methods: Concepts (3 cr, Fall)
PubH 8801 Health Services Policy Analysis: Theory (3 cr, Fall)
PubH 8802 Applications in Health Services Policy (2 cr, Spring, odd years)
PubH 8811 Research Studies in Health Care (3 cr, Fall)
PubH 8830 Writing for Research (2 cr, Spring)
PubH 8831 Writing for Research (2 cr, Fall)
PubH 6742 Ethics in Public Health: Research and Policy (1 cr, Spring)

Area of Emphasis in Health Policy and Analysis
Option 1: Suggested focus on Methods - choose courses to fit individual needs
PubH 6845 Using Demographic Data for Policy Analysis (3 cr, Spring - Highly Recommended)
PubH 8804 Advanced Quantitative Methods Seminar (3 cr, Spring - Highly Recommended)
PubH 6717 Decision Analysis for Health Care (2 cr, Fall)
PubH 6810 Survey Research Methods (3 cr, Fall)
PubH 6862 Cost-Effectiveness Analysis (3 cr, Spring)
PubH 6811 Health Disparities in Research (2 cr, Fall, even years)

Option 2: Topic-specific area focus (e.g., Health Disparities, Economics, and Ethics)

Supporting Coursework for Occupational Health Services Research and Policy Focus
PubH 6170 Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety (3 cr, Fall)
PubH 6103 Exposure to Environmental Hazards (2 cr, Fall, 1st half of semester)
PubH 6104 Environmental Health Effects: Toxicology (2 cr, Fall, 2nd half of semester)
PubH 6105 Environmental and Occupational Health Policy (2 cr, Spring)
PubH XXXX Elective to be selected in consultation with advisory (3 cr)

Dissertation Credits
PubH 8888 Thesis Credits: Doctoral Dissertation (24)

TOTAL CREDITS: 78
Electives to be selected in consultation with advisors from HPM and EnHS

Non-Credit Learning Experiences:
Educational Research Center (ERC) Interdisciplinary Seminar Series (minimum attendance: 5 of 9 seminars per year)


 

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