Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies

Feinberg School of Medicine

Health Services and Outcomes Research

Address:

Wieboldt Hall, 6th Floor

339 East Chicago Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

Phone:

312-503-6490

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Health Services and Outcomes Research

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The United States faces significant challenges in the translation of basic biomedical research into practice as well as in the substantive redesign of the healthcare delivery system to achieve cost-effective, high quality, and safe healthcare. The two-year, part-time, Master of Science degree program offers a unique opportunity for interdisciplinary and applied training to individuals who have completed an MD or PhD, or have at least 5-7 years of healthcare related experience, to fulfill the need in the field of health services and outcomes research. The program includes courses in: • Health Economics and Healthcare Financing • Health Services Research Methods and Measurement • Disparities in Healthcare • Writing and Peer Review for Publication • Biostatistics and Epidemiology • Ethical Issues in Health Services Research

Accreditation:

Northwestern University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Students in master's degree programs may qualify for federal or private loans. Graduate students should direct their financial aid eligibility questions to the Chicago Office of Financial Aid at 312-503-8722.

Locale: Small City

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