The Master of Science in Health Outcomes and Pharmacoeconomics program at the University of Cincinnati Online prepares students for careers in health care research, medical & health service managerial roles, medical affairs, and market access in public and private health systems, the pharmaceutical or medical device industries, health insurance companies, government, and academia. Health outcomes research generates evidence to improve patient care delivery, as well as decision-making in regard to policy discussions for health care reimbursements and priorities.
Students will take courses covering topics including biostatistics, pharmacoepidemiology, Comparative effectiveness research, cost-effectiveness analysis, and decision analytical modeling. Students will also complete a non-thesis capstone project that ties together curricular outcomes from the entire program.
Health Outcomes Research and Pharmacoeconomics blend health economics and outcomes research including real-world data analytics and pharmacoepidemiology to provide evidence-based insights to policymakers for decision-making. These efforts are focused on gathering information that measures and values outcomes of healthcare interventions, as well as the effect of healthcare interventions on patients, care to assist in data-driven decisions. Healthcare administrators and decision-makers can take this data and make decisions that will help to improve the quality of overall healthcare provided to patients.
The Master’s in Health Outcomes program at the University of Cincinnati Online is designed for students who are passionate about making a difference in healthcare. Our students typically come from a variety of backgrounds, including public health, healthcare administration, medicine, nursing, and pharmacy. We also have students currently enrolled who have worked in pharmacy settings, operating rooms, hospice care, hospital administration, and more.
If you are looking for a program that will equip you with the skills and knowledge to make an impact in healthcare, then the Master’s in Health Outcomes program is right for you. Our program will teach you how to:
The goal of the MS in Pharmaceutical Science-Health Outcomes & Pharmacoeconomics Track is to train students with expertise in pharmaceutical sciences, economics, business and quantitative analysis who can apply these skills to conduct and manage health outcomes studies in diverse settings. At the completion of this track, students will be able to:
Career opportunities in health outcomes include the following:
If you are an employee or member of one of our partner organizations, you may be eligible for a tuition scholarship.
If you are interested in a career in research, medical & health service managerial roles, medical affairs, market access in public and private health systems, the pharmaceutical or medical device industries, health insurance companies and more.
This is your chance to make an impact on patient’s lives and improve their overall healthcare experience. You’ll gain expertise that will allow to advocate for policies and programs to promote health equality.
No. your degree will be conferred by the University of Cincinnati, which will also be reflected on your transcripts and degree.
What is asynchronous online learning? Fully asynchronous courses allow you flexibility in your schedule. Once enrolled in a program, you may view instructional materials when it works best for you as long as you meet course deadlines. There is no live video lecture component for this type of learning. For more information on asynchronous learning visit our blog post: Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning
Once enrolled, you’ll use tools like Canvas and meet with your Student Success Coordinator on a regular basis to ensure you’re on track to graduate. Learn more about the UC Online experience in the video below.
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