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Courses - Summer 2019
HLSA
Health Services Administration Department Site
HLSA300
Introduction to Health Policy and Services
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in SPHL100 or PHSC300.
Restriction: Must be in Public Health Science program; and must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Credit only granted for: SPHL498P or HLSA300.
Formerly: SPHL498P.
A multidimensional view of public health policy and services. Through interactive discussion of assigned readings, team-based learning, and supplementary lecture, students will learn about the nature of and development of policy, public health policy, and financing and delivery of health care services. This course will place a significant emphasis on a team-based learning approach to understanding the health care system and health care reform.
HLSA601
Introduction to Health Systems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Management and leadership skills for effective public health planning, organization, management and administration. Emphasis is on the role of institutions in learning and behavioral change process, organizational theory, administration management, and coordinating provision of community health services.
HLSA688
HLSA702
Policy and Politics of Health
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Organizational and financial components of the U.S. health care system, including social and political forces that bind the system. Advanced political analysis of the health care system, including key issues and problems.
HLSA775
Public Health Research
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: EPIB650.
Restriction: Must be in a major in SPHL-School of Public Health; or permission of instructor.
Provides an interdisciplinary approach to gaining an understanding of and acquiring the skills to conduct public health research. This course covers policy and social issues, theory, and methods of evaluation and participatory research, from simple community based health programs to large-scale interventions. The course emphasizes experimental and quasi-experimental designs to estimate program impact as well as evaluation of program implementation. Case studies drawn from the public health field illustrate various types of evaluations and participatory research initiatives. Lectures, interactive discussions, group projects, individual projects and related assignments.
HLSA778
Internship in Public Health
Credits: 1 - 4
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Internship and seminar providing an opportunity to apply previously acquired knowledge and skills in a health or allied health organization.Setting of the internship will depend upon the student's background and career goals
HLSA785
Internship in Public Health
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Permission of SPHL-Health Services Administration department.
Credit only granted for: HLSA785 or HLSA778.
Internship and seminar providing an opportunity to apply previously acquired knowledge and skills in a health or allied health organization. Setting of the internship will depend upon the student's background and career goals.
HLSA786
Capstone Project in Public Health
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Permission of SPHL-Health Services Administration department.
Capstone experience provding opportunity to apply knowledge and skills to a specific public health problem or issue. Completion of project relevant to public health under the direction of an advisor.
HLSA799
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
HLSA898
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
HLSA899
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.