Degree Programs

This degree program intends to create health care managers and leaders who are responsive to the changing health care needs of the community yet able to do so in a viable manner. Students will not necessarily have the health science background but are working in various organizations involved in health delivery such as hospitals, LGU health centers, specialty clinics and wellness centers, pharmaceutical companies, NGOs, and social organizations.

The program can be completed over two years or six (6) trimesters including the terminal requirement of a strategy paper which the student can implement in the workplace. The program consists of minimum of 42 units distributed as follows:

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
  A. Core Courses (12 units)  
17-GS204M Organizational Leadership and Management 3 units
17-GS202M Foundations of Health Care Systems 3 units
17-GS211M Law and Ethics in Health Care 3 units
17-GS200M Epidemiology for Hospital/Health Care Management 3 units
  B. Major Courses (28 units)  
17-M204 Health Human Resource Management 3 units
17-M218 Financial Management in Health 3 units
17-M220 Operations Management in Health 3 units
17-M222 Marketing Management in Health 3 units
17-M226 Applied Information Technology in Health 2 units
17-M213 Health Economics 3 units
17-M224 Health Policy Analysis and Development 3 units
17-M228 Entrepreneurship in Health Care 3 units
17-M230 Applied Healthcare Finance 2 units
17-M203 Strategic Management in Health 3 units
  Terminal Requirement – Submission and defense of strategy paper  
  C. Electives (2 units) (choose at least one)  
17-GS212M Health Technology Assessment 2 units
17-GS213M Good Clinical Practice 2 units
17-GS214M Quality Management Systems 2 units
  Total Units for the Program 42 units

This degree program orients the students to traditional and indigenous health practices that can be integrated to conventional medicine. Major courses in this tract includes the history, principles and bioethical concepts and practical application of these practices conforming to the WHO guidelines and within the bounds of current Philippine laws, i.e. Medical Act of 1959, Section 11, PITAHC law.

The program consists of minimum of 42 units distributed as follows:

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
  A. Core courses (12 units)  
09-GS200A Advanced Statistics 3 units
09-GS201A Research Methods 3 units
09-GS202A Foundation of Health Care Systems 3 units
09-GS204A Organizational Leadership and Management 3 units
  B. Major courses (18 units)  
09-AHP201 Philippine Indigenous Health Practices 3 units
09-AHP202 Traditional Chinese Medicine 1 (Basic Course) 3 units
09-AHP203 Traditional Chinese Medicine 2 (Advance Course) 3 units
09-AHP204 Compendium of Herbal Formulary 3 units
09-AHP205 Nutritional Epidemiology, Planning & Management 3 units
09-AHP206 Asian Massage & Exercises: Principles, Theories & Practices 3 units
  C. Electives (minimum 6 units)
09-GS211A Bioethics 2 units
  (plus students choose from other subjects listed below or from other programs with the approval of the Program Coordinator or the Dean)  
09-GS212A Principles of Health Promotion 2 units
09-GS213A Qualitative Research 2 units
09-GS214A Seminar in Asian Health Practices 2 unit
  D. Thesis (6 units)
(Student earns 6 units after a successful oral defense and submission of the final thesis)
 
09-GS288A Thesis (first enrollment) 6 units
09-GS299R (for subsequent enrollment until completion)  

This degree program is designed for academicians in health education institutions who intend to become master teachers, educational leaders and education specialists in the health professions.

The program consists of minimum of 37 units distributed as follows:

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
  A. Core courses (12 units)  
09-GS200H Advanced Statistics 3 units
09-GS201H Research Methods 3 units
09-GS202H Principles of Educational Psychology 3 units
09-GS204H Organizational Leadership and Management 3 units
  B. Major courses (15 units)  
09-HSE201 Instruction and Assessment for Health Professionals 3 units
09-HSE202 Educational Measurement and Evaluation  in Health Science Education 3 units
09-HSE203 Curriculum Development and Program Evaluation 3 units
09-HSE204 Instructional Media 3 units
09-HSE205 Microteaching 3 units
  C. Electives (minimum of 4 units from other subjects below or from other programs with the approval of Program Coordinator or Dean)
09-GS213H Qualitative Research 2 unit
09-GS214H Seminar in Health Science Education 2 units
09-GS215H Ethics and the Health Professional 2 units
  D. Thesis (6 units)
(Student earns 6 units after a successful oral defense and submission of the final thesis)
 
09-GS288H Thesis (first enrollment) 6 units
09-GS299R (for subsequent enrollment until completion)  

This degree program is geared towards a theory-grounded application of public health tools designed for academicians and practitioners who intend to pursue scientific careers in public health.

The program consists of minimum of 42 units distributed as follows:

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
  A. Core courses (15 units)  
09-GS200P Advanced Statistics 3 units
09-GS201P Research Methods 3 units
09-GS202P Foundation of Health Care Systems 3 units
09-GS205P Advanced Epidemiology 3 units
09-GS204P Organizational Leadership and Management 3 units
  B. Major courses (15 units)  
09-PH200 Clinical and Hospital Epidemiology 3 units
09-PH201 Epidemiology of Communicable Disease 3 units
09-PH202 Epidemiology of Non-Communicable and Chronic Diseases 3 units
09-PH203 Strategic Management in Health 3 units
09-PH204 Health Human, Material and Fiscal Resource Management 3 units
  C. Electives (minimum 6 units)  
09-GS211P Bioethics 2 units
  (plus students choose from other subjects listed below or from other programs with the approval of the Program Coordinator or the Dean)  
09-GS212P Principles of Health Promotion 2 units
09-GS213P Qualitative Research 2 units
09-GS214P Research Management 2 units
09-GS215P Results-Based Management 2 units
09-GS216P Seminar in Public Health Issues 2 units
09-GS217P Health Economics and Entrepreneurship 2 units
09-GS218P Environmental Health and Disaster Response 2 units
09-GS219P Global Health Concerns 2 units
  D. Thesis (6 units)
(Student earns 6 units after a successful oral defense and submission of the final thesis)
 
09-GS 288P Thesis (first enrollment) 6 units
09-GS 299R (for subsequent enrollment until completion)  

This degree program is designed for internists who intend to contribute to the scientific discovery of diabetes prevalence and control as well as diabetes care in the Philippines. The course also aims to develop skills and competence in education, research and patient education.

(A parallel fellowship in diabetology is offered through this program)

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
  A. Core courses (12 units)  
09-GS200D Biostatistics 3 units
09-GS201D Research Methods 3 units
09-GS203D Principles in Epidemiology 3 units
09-HSE200 Principles of Health Education 3 units
  B. Major courses (15 units)  
09-IMD201 Physiology of Carbohydrate and Related Metabolism 3 units
09-IMD202 Issues in Contemporary Diabetes Practice 1 unit
09-IMD203 Pathology of Diabetes 2 units
09-IMD204 Psycho-Social and Cultural Aspect of Diabetes 2 units
09-IMD205 Classification and Diagnosis of Diabetes 3 units
09-IMD206 Pharmacologic Management of Diabetes 2 units
09-IMD207 Updates in Contemporary Diabetes Practice 1 unit
09-IMD208 Prevention and Non-Pharmacologic Management of Diabetes 2 units
09-IMD 209 Nutrition Therapy 1 unit
  C. Minor courses (9 units)  
09-GS215D History of Diabetes 1 unit
09-GS216D Practical Aspects of Diabetes Care 1 unit
09-GS217D Diabetes Education 2 units
09-GS218D Team Approach in the Management of Diabetes 1 unit
09-GS219D Research Seminar 1 1 unit
09-GS220D Research Seminar 2 2 units
09-GS221D Research Forum 1 unit
  D. Thesis (6 units)  
09-GS288D Thesis 6 units
09-GS299R (for subsequent enrollment until completion)  

This degree program is designed to develop professional nurses in various specialty and leadership roles though advanced clinical practice, scientific endeavors and community development work using evidence-based skills.

The program consists of minimum of 39 units distributed as follows:

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
  A. Core courses (12 units)  
09-GS200N Advanced Statistics 3 units
09-GS201N Research Methods 3 units
09-GS202N Theoretical Foundations of Nursing 3 units
09-GS203N Advanced Pathophysiology 3 units
  B. Major courses (15 units)
includes subjects from specialization
 
09-GS212N Advanced Practice Nursing 3 units
  I. Nursing Specialization (12 units)
(For Master of Science in Nursing)
Students select a clinical specialty area from the following five nursing specialty field of studies
 
  1. Maternal Child Nursing  
09-N201 Women's Health 3 units
09-N202 Perinatal Nursing 3 units
09-N203 Nursing Care of Children 3 units
09-N204 MCN Intensive Related Learning Experience 3 units
  2. Adult Health Nursing  
09-N205 Cardiovascular Nursing 3 units
09-N206 Renal Nursing 3 units
09-N207 Endocrine Nursing 3 units
09-N208 AHN Intensive Related Learning Experience 3 units
  3. Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing  
09-N209 Mental Health & Psych Nursing I 3 units
09-N210 Mental Health & Psych Nursing II 3 units
09-N211 Mental Health & Psych Nursing III 3 units
09-N212 MHPN Intensive Related Learning Experience 3 units
  4. Community Health Nursing  
09-N213 Family Health Nursing 3 units
09-N214 Advanced Community Health Nursing 3 units
09-N215 Home Health Care 3 units
09-N216 CHN Intensive Related Learning Experience 3 units
  5. Occupational Health  
09-N217 Principles of Epidemiology 3 units
09-N218 Industrial Hygiene & Environmental Physiology 3 units
09-N219 Occupational Diseases with Toxicology 3 units
09-N220 Occupational Health Policy & Labor Legislation 3 units
  6. Diabetes Nursing Practice  
09-N221 Preventive Diabetology 3 units
09-N222 Diabetes Education 3 units
09-N223 Home Care Management 3 units
09-N224 DNP Intensive Related Learning Experience 3 units
  II. Leadership and Management Specialization
(12 units)
(For Master of Arts in Nursing)
Students select from the following professional role offered in the area of Nursing  Service and Nursing Education
 
  1. Nursing Service  
09-N225 Theory and Practice of Administration 3 units
09-N226 Health Care Financing 3 units
09-N227 Managing Health Care System 3 units
09-N228 NSAd Intensive Related Learning Experience 3 units
  2. Nursing Education Administration  
09-N229 Curriculum Planning and Development 3 units
09-N230 Administration of Nursing Program 3 units
09-N231 Classroom and Clinical Management 3 units
09-N232 NEAd Intensive Related Learning Experience 3 units
  C. Electives (minimum 6 units)  
09-GS220N Bioethics 2 units
  (plus students select from other subjects below or from other programs with the approval of the Program Coordinator or the Dean)  
*09-GS211N Advanced Technical Writing (3) units
09-GS213N Advanced Health Economics 2 units
09-GS214N Qualitative Research 2 units
09-GS215N Contemporary Issues in Health and Nursing 2 units
09-GS216N Traditional and Alternative Health Care 2 units
09-GS217N Nursing Administration 2 units
09-GS218N Financial Management in Health Care 2 units
09-GS219N Instructional Design 2 units
  D. Thesis (6 units)
(Student earns 6 units after a successful oral defense and submission of the final thesis)
 
09-GS288N Thesis (first enrollment) 6 units
09-GS299R (for subsequent enrollment until completion)  

This degree program is designed for tropical medicine practitioners who intend to pursue scientific careers in academic and health research institutions.

The program consists of minimum of 41 units distributed as follows:

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
  A. Core courses (15 units)  
09-GS200T Advanced Statistics 3 units
09-GS201T Research Methods 3 units
09-GS202T Foundation of Health Care Systems 3 units
09-GS203T Principles of Epidemiology 3 units
09-GS204T Organizational Leadership and Management 3 units
  B. Major courses (14 units)  
09-TM201 Environmental Health 2 units
09-TM202 Epidemiology & Control of Vehicle-borne Diseases 2 units
09-TM203 Epidemiology and Control of Vector-borne Diseases 2 units
09-TM204 Insect Allergy, Snake Bites & Other Envenomation 3 units
09-TM205 Non-communicable Disorders 3 units
09-TM206 Communicable Non-Vector / Non-Vehicle-borne Disorders 2 units
  C. Electives (minimum 6 units)  
09-GS211T Bioethics 2 units
  (plus students choose from other subjects listed below or from other programs with the approval of the Program Coordinator or the Dean)  
09-GS212T Principles of Health Promotion 2 units
09-GS213T Qualitative Research 2 units
09-GS214T Seminar in Tropical Medicine 2 units
  D. Thesis (6 units)
(Student earns 6 units after a successful oral defense and submission of the final thesis)
 
09-GS288T Thesis (first enrolment) 6 units
09-GS299R (for subsequent enrolment until completion)  

 

We also offer short courses on the following topics:

  • Writeshop for Research Papers
  • Preparatory Statistics for Graduate Students
  • Acupuncture
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Epidemiology for Health Professionals
  • Leadership and Management for Health Professionals
  • Teaching Strategies for Health Science Educators

We can customize courses for a group of at least 15 students on the said topics.

For inquiries:
Office of the Dean
3/F Admin Building, UERM North Campus
Aurora Boulevard, Quezon City
Telefax: 7169208
Tel No.: 7150861 loc. 350
Email:  graduateschool@uerm.edu.ph
uerm_gradschool@yahoo.com