Dec 14, 2018  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog

Graduate Certificate in Medical Economics (CMECN)

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.

Program Admission

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  1. Complete a Graduate Application
  2. Submit official transcripts from all previously attended colleges/universities (EMU alums do no need to request official transcripts).
  3. Earned a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution, or an equivalent degree from a non-U.S. institution.
  4. A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale, or 3.0 in the last half of the undergraduate program.

International Transcripts - Post-secondary transcripts from a non-U.S. institution must be submitted directly to one of four approved evaluation services for a detailed, course by course report. See International Admission Checklist for additional information. Applicants should allow 2-6 weeks for the evaluation to be completed.

Department Information

Economics, College of Arts & Sciences

James Saunoris, Ph.D. | Department Head | 703 Pray-Harrold | 734.487.3395 |

Advisor Information

Mehmet Yaya, Ph.D. | Graduate Coordinator | 703M Pray-Harrold | 734.487.0007 |

Degree Requirements: 15 hours

Except for ECON 500, credits earned in this certificate program may subsequently be counted toward the Master of Arts in Health Economics (ECNH) .

Required Courses: 9 hours

Students must complete the following required courses with a cumulative 3.0 GPA.