2022-2023 Graduate Course Catalog 
    
    Dec 07, 2022  
2022-2023 Graduate Course Catalog

Health Services Administration and Policy, CAS


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Contact:

Stephanie Worden
Assistant Director, Admission and Financial Aid
Department of Public Administration and International Affairs
215 Eggers Hall
315-443-4000
paia@syr.edu
 
Margaret Lane, Assistant Director, Executive Education
219 Maxwell Hall
315-443-8708
melane02@syr.edu
 

The Certificate is a 12-credit program open to mid-career professionals who require a policy background to operate effectively in the dynamic health care sector. The certificate is earned after completion of two required graduate courses (6 credits) in health policy and two electives (6 credits) selected from approved courses offered by participating colleges and schools within the University in such areas as health and social policy, health law, demography, management, and economics.

This program is designed for two semesters of study and may be pursued independent of, or as part of, a master's or Ph.D. program. All courses may be applied to the MPA, MAIR, EMPA, or the EMIR degree.

Student Learning Outcomes


1. Explain the structure, function, and financing of the United States healthcare system.

2. Apply core governance and management skills to a healthcare setting.

3. Explain and assess leadership and managerial theories, skills, and competencies.

Major Requirements


The Certificate is a 12-credit program open to mid-career professionals who require a policy background to operate effectively in the dynamic health care sector. The certificate is earned after completion of two required graduate courses (6 credits) in health policy and two electives (6 credits) selected from approved courses offered by participating colleges and schools within the University in such areas as health and social policy, health law, demography, management, and economics.

This program is designed for two semesters of study and may be pursued independent of, or as part of, a master’s or Ph.D. program. All courses may be applied to the MPA, MAIR, EMPA, or the EMIR degree.

Two required courses:


Students will complete two of the following required courses:

Two approved elective courses:


Offered by participating schools and colleges within the University in such areas as health and social policy, health law, demography, management, and economics

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