312.862.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 4th Term | 1 Credit(s)
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Augment training by pursueing an independent research project within their particular area of interest or specialized competency
    • Synthesize, integrate, and apply the skills and competencies they have acquired to analyze in writing a current healthcare trend from multiple perspectives, eg economic, financial, organizational and environmental factors
    • Identify implications of the trend for healthcare leaders
  • Course Description

    MHA students synthesize and integrate the knowledge and skills they have acquired throughout the program and their field placement to the examination and analysis of a current healthcare trend and its potential implications for health care services and delivery systems.

  • Intended Audience

    2nd year MHA students

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: completion of integrated paper

    Grading Restrictions: Pass and Fail

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services:, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.