Credits: There is no credit awarded for the comprehensive examination. The cost of the exam is equivalent of 1 credit. There may be an additional fee required for exam proctoring. This fee is paid directly to the proctor by the student.
The Health Policy and Management Comprehensive Examination is the culminating experience for distance education students. This is a proctored comprehensive examination that covers all core areas of knowledge offered by the School of Health Sciences and Practice as well as the core areas of knowledge offered by the Health Policy and Management Department (see core requirements). Distance Education students must earn a minimum score of 80% to complete this degree requirement. More details regarding content and preparation will be available upon registration for this examination. This exam is offered in spring and fall semesters only.