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Global Health Care Management: International Field Experience

Dublin, Ireland
May 11 - 18, 2013

HCM 596 explores the many facets of global health to expose the student to the complexity of the concepts that impact health and healthcare in developing and developed countries around the world. This course will allow students to examine and explore: social, political, economic, demographic, and cultural determinants of health and healthcare and the development of various healthcare systems around the world. Students will analyze and compare theories and models of health policy and access. The course content will examine international healthcare development and social change around the globe. The roles of different international health organizations will be defined and examined. Students will reflect on how the global health issues apply to the US healthcare system. Emphasis will be placed on healthcare management strategies used in different countries to allocate and maintain resources to improve on health status and delivery of care.

Course: HCM 596: International Field Experience
The course will include three mandatory predeparture meetings.

Faculty: Alyson Eisenhardt

Departure date: May 10
Course Schedule in Dublin: TBD

Students are encouraged to travel before or after the course to pursue their own interests as the course is intensely scheduled to achieve the required three credits and does not include a lot of free time.

Tuition and Fees
The study abroad tuition/program fee covers the three credits abroad, hotel room (double occupancy), some group meals, local transportation to company visits and cultural activities, and any tickets, etc. for cultural activities that are integral to the course.

Tuition - $2,430
Fees- $1,050

Program fee does not include: airfare, textbooks and personal expenses. Please do not purchase any airline tickets until enrollment for the class is confirmed, after January 18.

*MU reserves the right to make any necessary changes including adjustments in cost in the event that unforeseen circumstances arise. Financial aid may apply. For more information, please contact the Financial Aid Office as soon as possible. You are responsible for making all timely payments to Marymount University.

To apply for any study abroad program, you must be in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 and not be on disciplinary probation.

Admissions for the program are made on a rolling basis, and decisions will be given in a timely manner. However, please be aware that decisions will not be made on a daily basis, so you should expect a delay between when you submit an application and when you receive notification.
Application deadline – October 12, 2012

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