PhD Health Services Research

Concentration: Health Services Research (HPM)
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health
Delivery: Traditional

The PhD concentration in Health Services Research (HPM) prepares students for research careers in both academic and non-academic organizations.  Program of study is tailored to the interests and backgrounds of individual students.  All students who complete the HPM doctoral degree concentration must demonstrate proficiency in defined substantive areas and must develop stated competencies. 

Program of Study

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Current Competencies (beginning fall 2017)

PhD Competencies
Health Services Research Competencies