Coursework is normally completed during the first and second years of full-time study. Between 4-10 half courses are required. Courses are chosen from the list of recommended courses for each curriculum area.
Required courses include:
Students without prior graduate training in a given area are required to take the maximum number of required courses for that area. Students who have completed relevant graduate courses prior to admission may had selected course requirements waived at the time of admission to the Health Policy
The specific courses offered each year varies. The course list for the 2019-2020 academic year is available here.
Students typically complete the PhD program in 4 (full-time) years. Below is an overview of the timelines and major milestones of the program.
Note: This is a summary of basic milestones for completing the PhD program. This is for reference only.