24 months
Duration
1487 USD/credit 31227 USD/year
1487 USD/credit 31227 USD/year
599 USD/credit 12579 USD/year
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About

The program in Health and Medical Policy at George Mason University prepares students to become analysts and informed decision-makers at the local, state, and national levels, to be policy consultants, to support the work of foundations, or to engage with public health and advocacy organizations in the U.S. and abroad.

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Overview

Students in the program in Health and Medical Policy at George Mason University are expected to graduate with the knowledge and skills needed to analyze health policy issues; examine health system approaches; formulate new policies; and support policy development in health care financing, healthcare delivery system innovations, and the allocation of scarce resources.

Key Features 

  • Students will learn how health care services in the U.S. are delivered and paid for, how well the U.S. health care system performs from an individual and societal perspective, and how various key stakeholders influence the formation and development of health policy.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Role of Government in Health Care and Public Health
  • Essentials of Health Insurance and Managed Care
  • Health Economics
  • Health Policy Development and Analysis
  • US Institutions and the Policy Process
  • Administrative Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

42 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must meet the admission standards and application requirements specified in Graduate Admissions  and must apply using the online Application for Graduate Admission. The application process is competitive, and applications are considered for the fall and spring semesters.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31227 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1487 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    31227 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1487 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12579 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 599 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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