The Program |
The ARTC offers a two-year Master’s Degree in Applied Health Services Research. Its interdisciplinary approach to issues in health services research, prepares students with the necessary skills to tackle key issues in health service policy, administration, and delivery. This program is intended for students with little or no background in the healthcare field, and little or no experience in conducting research. By the end of the program, the student will have a demonstrated grounding in scholarly research techniques, experience in the healthcare field through their residency placement, and eight courses in healthcare research. 

Since this program is offered through multiple institutional partners, synchronous and asynchronous web-based courses are used to provide a similar learning environment with standardized course content. Generally, a student's study time will take place in front of a computer using the Desire2Learn platform to access course information, submit assignments and interact with the instructor and other students. Some courses may incorporate weekly teleconferencing or Elluminate Live sessions. 

More information on the ARTC program is contained in the "ARTC Student Handbook.''