Competencies

2017 PhD Graduates
Upon receiving a PhD degree, students in HPM will be able to:
  • Develop and test hypotheses and conceptual frameworks related to health policy, health economics, and management issues
  • Evaluate research literature and evidence from a diversity of disciplinary perspectives
  • Frame novel research questions related to health policy, health economics, and management
  • Design and conduct advanced, original research in health policy, health economics, and management .
  • Apply advanced research methods to design, conduct, and interpret independent research projects.
  • Present research findings orally and in writing to colleagues and professionals on national and international levels.
  • Teach master’s level courses in health policy and management.
  • Employ principles of research ethics to specific research projects.
  • Generate data to create publishable manuscripts that represent important contributions to the literature in health policy, health economics, and management.