Sep 22, 2019  
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog 

Health Services Research, Management, and Policy Department

Chair and Graduate Coordinator: R. P. Duncan
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The Department of Health Services Research, Management, and Policy offers degree programs at both the master’s and doctoral level. The Master of Health Administration prepares individuals for management positions in the health care field. The Department also participates in the Master of Public Health degree by offering a concentration in public health management and policy. These programs are described more fully in the General Information section of this catalog under the heading Specialized Graduate Degrees.

At the doctoral level, the Department offers the Ph.D. degree in health services research. This full-time program prepares graduates to investigate and evaluate the complexities of health care systems in the U.S. and elsewhere. Health services research is a multidisciplinary field that examines the delivery, organization, financing, and outcomes of health care services.