College of Health and Human Services
George Mason University
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Health Policy, MS Course Sequence

The following is only a suggested sequence of classes. Availability of courses is subject to change, so please talk to your advisor to plan your program of study and regularly check the schedule of classes on Patriot Web. Always register as soon as possible because classes can fill up quickly.

Year One

  • Fall
    • HAP 640
    • HAP 652
    • PUBP 730 (Fall or Spring)
  • Spring
    • HAP 715
    • HAP 742
    • PUBP 730 (Spring or Fall)
  • Summer
    • Elective 1

Year Two

  • Fall
    • PUAD 615
    • HAP 719
    • HAP 645
  • Spring
    • PUAD 750
    • HAP 764
    • HAP 793
  • Summer
    • HAP 730* (Or PUBP 713 in Spring)
    • Elective 2

Course List

(A) Arlington Campus
(DE) Distance Education

Course Term(s) Offered
PUBP 730, US Institutions and the Policy Process Fall, Spring (A)
PUAD 615, Administrative Law Fall
PUAD 750, Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations Spring
HAP 640, Current Issues in Health Policy Fall (A)
HAP 645, Introduction to Health Services Research Fall, Summer (DE)
HAP 652, Essentials of Health Insurance and Managed Care Fall
HAP 715, Health Economics Fall, Spring
HAP 719, Advanced Statistics in Health Services Research I Fall
HAP 730, Health Care Decision Analysis Summer (DE) or PUBP 713 Spring
HAP 742, Health Policy Development and Analysis Spring (A)
HAP 764, Health Policy and Government Payment Systems for Health Care Services Spring (A)
HAP 793, Final Project in Applied Health Policy Spring
HAP Elective I Fall, Spring, Summer
HAP Elective II Fall, Spring
Expertise