The University Of Georgia
Program name: Public Health and Health Care Policy
Study Level: Graduate
Program leader: Tamar Lobjanidze
Vasil Tkeshelashvili
Study language: Georgian
Program capacity: 120
Program permission:
Program goals: The program ensures preparing professionals of Healthcare Administrators for Health improvement. It includes healthcare politics, strategic and operation management of healthcare systems, healthy environmental forming and other issues.
Methods for Attaining Learning Outcomes:
Learning outcomes:
Date of approval: 02-09-2005
Approval protocol number: 12-12
Date of program update: 08-29-2014
Update protocol number: 36-14
Program details:
Teaching Process Characteristics:      

School Core

Code Subject ECTS Semester
PHMA5110Public Health and Health care Policy6 1
PHMA5210Health Management6 1
PHMA5220Health Economics and Insurance6 2
PHMA6150Bioethics and Health Legislation6 2

Credits sum:


Program Core

Code Subject ECTS Semester
ECON5110Managerial Economics6 1
LAWP5250Legal Forms of Administrative Organs Activity6 1
PHMA5240Epidemiological and Socio-statistical Research Methods6 1
PHMA5120Epidemiology and Biostatistics6 2
PHMA5230Environmental Factors and Health6 2
PHMA5250Management of Significant and Socially Dangerous Diseases6 2
PHMA6230Master’s Thesis in Public Health and Healthcare Policy30 4

Credits sum:


Program Elective

Code Subject ECTS
ACCT5110Financial Accounting6
HELM5220Quality Assurance and Improvement in Health Care6
HELM6120Managing Human Resources in Healthcare6
HELM6130Modern Hospital Management6
HELM6150Medical Practice Administration6
HELM6161Public Health Service Planning and Marketing6
HELM6170Long Term Care Administration6
HELM6180Operations Management in Healthcare6
HLAW6250Health Care Advocacy6
HPOL6210Health Care Policy-Global and International Health6
PHMA6110Health Programs Planning, Management, Evaluation6
PHMA6120Healthy Lifestyle and Behavior Changes6
PHMA6140Health and Social Information Systems and Management6
PHMA6160Social and Public Health Service Management6
PHMA6170The Human Body’s Structure and Medical Terminology6
PUBL6220Public Policy Analysis6
PUBL6230Social Policy6

Credits sum:


Matrix Of Privequisites

Evaluation system

Weekly review

24 point / 24%;

Research Paper

16 point/ 16%;

Midterm exams

25 point / 25%;

Final exam

35 point / 35%

Point GPA The university assessment   The general assessment in Georgia
97-100 4,00 A+ A Excellent
94-96 3,75 A
91-93 3,50 A-
87-90 3,25 B+   Very good
84-86 3,00 B B
81-83 2,75 B-  
77-80 2,50 C+   C good
74-76 2,25 C
71-73 2,00 C-
67-70 1,75 D+   D Satisfactory
64-66 1,50 D
61-63 1,25 D-
51-60 1,00 E E Sufficient
Not passed
41-50   FX FX Insufficient
<40   F F Failed

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