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MHS Capstone in Health Economics

East Baltimore
4th Term
Health Policy and Management
Academic Year
2023 - 2024
Instruction Method
Auditors Allowed
Available to Undergraduate
Grading Restriction
Course Instructor(s)
Contact Name
Frequency Schedule
Every Year
Next Offered
2024 - 2025
This course is the culminating requirement of the Master in Health Sciences in Health Economics. Students will be required to complete a mentored research capstone and contribute to the writing and presentation of a scholarly article.
Produce a scholarly paper that provides a meaningful contribution to knowledge of the health economics. Affords the opportunity to work under the direction of a research mentor and presenting research results to a group of peers.
Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  1. Integrate and apply the skills and competencies they have acquired to a public health/health economics problem
  2. Develop a concise and cohesive written document that defines a health economics problem or issue
  3. Conduct a comprehensive literature review and synthesize as appropriate for their selected topic or issue
  4. Present results of research in a scholarly paper
  5. Present the results of their research orally to peers
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
  • 20% Final Presentation
  • 80% Scholarly research paper
Enrollment Restriction
Restricted to HPM MHS/health economics students