Curriculum with Sample Course Schedule

Rutgers Master of Science in Health Outcomes, Policy and Economics

Day/Time CRN Course Number Section Course Title School Credits
Fall Semester 1st Year
T 6:10 pm - 9:00 pm 17062 PHCO 0501 030 Health Systems & Policy SPH 3
TR 6:10 pm - 9:00 pm 17064 PHCO 0504 030 Introduction to Biostatistics SPH 3
Web-based 17217 PHCO 0502 031 Principles & Methods of Epidemiology SPH 3
M 6:10 pm - 9:00pm 17070 HSAP 0615 030 Health Care Economics SPH 3
12
Spring Semester 1st year
M 6:10 pm - 9:00 pm 57433 BIST 0535 030 Biometric Computing SPH 3
W 6:10 pm - 9:00 pm 57389 EPID 0656 030 Intermediate Epidemiologic Research Methods SPH 3
M 6:10 pm - 9:00 pm 57099 HSAP 0620 030 Public Health, Ethics, & Law (or Legal, Regulatory, and Ethical Issues in the Pharmaceutical Industry in Fall semester 2nd year) SPH 3*
Elective 3
12
Fall Semester 2nd year
W 6:10 pm - 9:00 pm 17318 EPID 0563 030 Introduction to Outcomes Research SPH 3
RBS TBD* 22:373:621* Legal, Regulatory, and Ethical Issues in the Pharmaceutical Industry (or HSAP 0620 Spring) SPH or RBS 3*
T 5:10 pm - 8:00 pm 17361 BIST 0551 030 Applied Regression Analysis for Public Health SPH 3
17397 HOPE 9511 030 Capstone Project EMSOP 3
9
Spring Semester 2nd year
TBD 57399 PHCO 0508 030 Issues in Envir & Occ Health SPH 11
17403 HOPE 9512 030 Capstone Project EMSOP 3
Elective 3
7/10
7/10
Total required credits =39 for those matriculated in Fall 2014 or Fall 2015
=40 for those who matriculate in Fall 2016 or later
Electives (Year 2)
Th 6:10 pm - 9:00 pm (Fall) 17319 EPID 0657 030 Applied Methods in Epidemiologic Research SPH 3
W 6:10 pm -9:00 pm (Spring) 57396 BIST 0660 030 Clinical Trials: Design & Analysis of Medical Experiments SPH 3
M 5:30pm - 8:30 pm 57468 QNME 0545 001 Cost-effectiveness in Public Health and Medicine SPH 3
W 6:10 pm - 9:00 pm 57076 HSAP 0614 030 Health Services & Policy Research Methods SPH 3
Web-based (Fall and Spring) 53226 IDST 6400E 00W Evidence Based Literature Review SHRP- (IDST) 3
TBD (Spring 2015) EPID 0672  Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management SPH 3
T 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm (Spring) 57390 EPID 0591 030 Topics in Comparative Effectiveness SPH 3
Spring/Summer 77206 QNME 0629 001 Meta-analysis SPH 3
Web-based 53424 BPHE 6025P 00W Pharmacoepidemiology SHRP 3

Additional electives may be included as new course offerings become available through the School of Pharmacy, School of Public Health, or other Rutgers graduate training programs.

*You may take either of these courses to fulfill the necessary credit requirements.

1Pending review and approval beginning for new students admitted Fall 2016 or later.

Capstone Projects

All students will be required to complete a two-semester 6 credit Capstone Project. The goal of this project is for the student to demonstrate mastery of the program curriculum through an independent, faculty-supervised research study.