Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Population Health


There are three, 14-week terms per year running from September to July.  Students can begin in the Fall (September) or Spring (January) terms. This flexibility enables students to complete the graduate certificate in one to two years and the master's degree in two to four years depending on their pace through the program.

All courses are offered asynchronously online using best practices and interactive learning, and are taught by practitioner faculty with years of experience and recognized expertise.



Graduate Certificate

Master of
  18 credits
6 courses
39 credits
12 courses + Capstone
HPL 500: U.S. Healthcare Organization & Delivery X X
POP 500: Essentials of Population Health X X
HQS 500: Introduction to Healthcare Quality & Safety X X
POP 510: Health Economics, Risk & Finance   X X
HPL 508: Health Informatics & Population Health Analytics X X
POP 550: Disease Prevention & Care Management X X
HPL 504: Health Law & Regulatory Issues   X
AHE 509: Epidemiology & Evidence for Outcomes Research   X
HPL 506: Health Policy: Analysis & Advocacy   X
HQS 501: Organization Development & Change in Health Care   X
POP 560: Population Health Management Applications   X
POP 600: Capstone Seminar
POP 601: Capstone Project     X