Requirement A: Leadership Development Courses (10 Credits)
The PHL Concentration requires completion of at least 10 credits of leadership-related courses. CPHL recommends that students take a range of courses to foster well-rounded leadership development. Below is the list of PHL Concentration approved courses to fulfill this requirement. Please refer to the HSPH Registrar’s course catalog for full details.
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HSPH Course Roster
Note: Courses below are in order of “semester taught”. The Course availability for all courses is subject to change.
|Course Number||Course Title||Semester Taught||Course Credit|
|SBS 296||Leadership in Minority Health Policy||Fall||2.5|
|GHP 552-1||Leadership Development in Global Health/Health Policy||Fall 1||1.25|
|GHP 552-2||Leadership Development in Global Health-Healthcare Delivery||Fall 1||1.25|
|GHP 293||Indiv & Soc Responsibility for Health||Fall 2||2.5|
|GHP 244||Health Sector Reform: A Worldwide Perspective||Fall 2||2.5|
|HPM 520||Organizing Consumer and Community Interests in the Health System||Fall 2||2.5|
|HPM 554||Leadership in Public Health: From Theory to Action||Fall 2||2.5|
|HPM 245||Public Health Leadership Skills||Winter||2.5|
|GHP 515 and 518||Essentials of Humanitarian Action in the field (I & II)||Spring||3.75 (2.5 + 1.25)|
|HPM 247||Political Analysis for U.S. Health Policy||Spring||5|
|SBS 298||Issues in minority Health Policy||Spring||2.5|
|GHP 548||Global Health System Gov Ch & Inst Inv||Spring 1||2.5|
|HPM 231||Competitive Strategy||Spring 1||2.5|
|HPM 278||Skills & Methods Health Care Negotiations||Spring 2||1.25|
|HPM 536||Leading Change||Spring 2||2.5|
|HPM 539||Health Care Org & Behavior||Spring 2||2.5|
|HPM 516||Health Care Quality and Safety||Spring 2||2.5|
|SBS 510||Social Entrepreneurship in Public Health and the Environment||Spring 2||2.5|
|Key: GHP: Global Health and Population; HPM: Health Policy and Management; SBS: Social and Behavioral Sciences|
Cross-Registration Course Roster
Note: The following cross-registration courses have been approved to count towards requirement “A” of the PHL Concentration. Students must meet enrollment requirements for each course. Access to HSPH students may be limited.
|Institution||Course Number||Course Title|
|HBS||5915||Introduction to Innovation and Entrepreneurship|
|HBS||2060||Managing Human Capital|
|HBS||1816||Managing, Organizing and Motivating for Value|
|HBS||2230||Managing Global Health: Applying Behavioral Economics to Create Impact|
|HKS||IGA 103||Global Governance|
|HKS||MLD 377||Organizing People, Power and Change|
|HKS||MLD 355||Public Narrative: Self, Us, Now|
|HKS||MLD 364||Leadership on the Line|
|HKS||MLD 201||Exercising Leadership: The Politics of Change|
|MIT||15-665||Power & Negotiation|
|Key: HBS: Harvard Business School; HKS: Harvard Kennedy School; HLS: Harvard Law School; MIT: Massachusetts Institute of Technology|
Is the Leadership Course you are interested in not listed above?
Students may petition additional leadership courses by completing this form http://tinyurl.com/CPHL-Course-Petition-Form. All petitioned courses must be approved by CPHL staff prior to completion of the PHL Concentration.
For more information, please contact: CPHL@hsph.harvard.edu