Coordinated Master of Science in Public Health and Doctor of Medicine (MSPH/MD) Program

Coordinated Master of Science in Public Health and Doctor of Medicine (MSPH/MD) Program

This coordinated degree program is offered through the UAB School of Medicine and the UAB School of Public Health Health Care Organization & Policy department. The MSPH in Outcomes Research is an online program is designed for medical students who also want to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of specific health care treatments.

Curriculum

The MSPH degree requires a minimum of 43 hours; however, 12 hours are shared from the Medical School curriculum.

RequirementsHours
MSPH Core Requirements (10 hours):
BST 611Intermediate Statistical Analysis I3
BST 612Intermediate Statistical Analysis II3
EPI 610Principles of Epidemiologic Research4
Outcomes Research Track (21 hours):
HCO 601Health Economics3
HCO 621Clinical Decision Making and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis 3
HCO 623QPharmacoeconomics and Regulation Online3
HCO 670Social and Ethical Issues in Public Health3
HCO 677Patient-Based Outcomes Measurement3
HCO 687Empirical Methods for Health Research3
HCO 691Policy Analysis: Modeling & Simulation3
Credit from MD Curriculum (12 hours):
Scholarly Activity8
Special Topics4
Total Hours:43