For the Master of Science in Health Outcomes & Pharmacoeconomics online, the curriculum includes a total of 33 required semester credit hours to satisfy degree requirements. The curriculum is customizable and students can choose their courses.
Below is a sample curriculum. Please note, this is subject to change based on university discretion. The proposed schedule is a guide and is subject to change based on curriculum modifications and faculty availability.
This course is designed to provide an understanding of the theory and application of economic evaluation methods used in healthcare decision-making. Various methods such as cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-utility analysis, cost-minimization analysis, and cost-benefit analysis will be discussed to evaluate healthcare services, pharmaceuticals, and medical device products. Additionally, techniques to measure costs and outcomes will be discussed in detail along with assigning the monetary value to outcomes. Different types of models such as decision trees and Markov models will be taught. Students will have a chance to conduct independent group projects using a decision-analytic software package by which they will be able to conduct a cost-effectiveness analysis to compare different therapeutic options
The objective of this graduate course is to prepare students to evaluate outcomes, comparative effectiveness, and health services research using real-world data (RWD). In this course, students will learn about the contents and structure of typical secondary healthcare databases used to perform outcomes, comparative effectiveness, and health services research, discuss the relative advantages and disadvantages of RWD data and identify methodological challenges of using RWD.
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