The Master of Arts in Health Economics provides a basic understanding of the theoretical foundations and tools of economic analysis so that students gain competence in economic theory and its uses. The program exposes students to a variety of areas of economic study through course work, independent study and research. In addition, this program provides students with quantitative and computer skills that can be used to do analysis for health organizations and consulting firms that advise health organizations.
Degree Requirements In addition to satisfying general Graduate School requirements, the student must satisfactorily complete the following course requirements.
The M.A. in Health Economics requires 30 hours of course work to be distributed among required courses and program courses as follows:
Required Courses: 21 hours
*NOTE: These courses must be completed with a grade of B- or better.
Undergraduate Courses for Graduate Credit: Economics
The following courses may be elected for graduate credit. A maximum of nine hours of approved 400-level course work may be permitted in the earning of any graduate degree.
If you intend to enroll in any of the following undergraduate courses for graduate credit, you must submit a request form from the Graduate School to receive permission before enrolling in the course; otherwise, you will receive undergraduate credit.