Degree Description : Ph.D. in Health Economics
Institution : University of Colorado
Programme Description :
The Ph.D. in Health Economics is designed to train scientists to engage in modern economic research related to questions pertinent to the healthcare sector and to personal and public health. It is an on-campus program. Students take courses both from the Economics Department, which is housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and from the Health Systems, Management & Policy (HSMP) Department, which is housed in the Colorado School of Public Health. The ECON coursework grounds students in rigorous economic theory and modern statistical methods, whereas the HSMP coursework connects students to institutional details of the healthcare sector, administrative data methods, grant writing, and the development of interdisciplinary healthcare research.