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  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog THIS IS NOT THE CURRENT CATALOG. LINKS AND CONTENT ARE OUT OF DATE!

Graduate Certificate in Medical Economics (CMECN)


Advisor: David Crary, Ph.D.
703G Pray-Harrold
734.487.0001
dcrary@emich.edu

This program will prepare students to:

  1. Understand the application of economic principles to medical care issues.

  2. Understand the role of economic forces underlying the transformation of the medical care system.

  3. Explain the economic aspects and implications of contractual relationships between patients, providers and insurers.

  4. Evaluate the quality, effectiveness and cost of medical care.

  5. Understand the economic structure of the health care industry and how it affects the financing and delivery of medical care.

Except for ECON 500 , credits earned in this certificate program may be subsequently be counted toward the MA in Health Economics.

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for the graduate certificate program in medical economics, a student must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a minimum grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale.

Note:


* This requirement is waived for students who have taken ECON 201  and ECON 202  or equivalent courses. If ECON 500  is waived, the student selects three elective courses.