Courses for Public Health, M.P.H.

The Public Health, M.P.H. requires a minimum of 60-63 credit hours. Students will complete core curriculum courses, and choose one emphasis to concentrate in.

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Core Courses, 33 Credits

  • PH 500 -Introduction to Public Health (3 credits)
  • PH 505 - Social and Behavioral Public Health (3 credits)
  • STA 610 - Biostatistics (3 credits)
  • PH 510  Public Health Epidemiology (3 credits)
  • PH 520  Environmental & Occupational Health (3 credits)
  • PA 631 - U.S. Health Politics and Policy (3 credits)
  • PA 630 - Health Administration & Service (3 credits)
  • PH 525 - Quantitative Research Methods in Public Health (3 credits)
  • PH 530 - Qualitative Research Methods in Public Health (3 credits)
  • PH 535 - Public Health Information Systems (3 credits)
  • PH 540 - Public Health Law & Ethics (3 credits)

Emphasis Options

M.P.H. students will choose one of three available emphasis options to compliment the core curriculum courses. 

Epidemiology: (21 credits)

  • PH 600 - Advanced Quantitative Research Methods in Public Health (3 credits)
  • PH 604 - Epidemiology Across the Lifespan: Women and Children (3 credits)
  • PH 606 - Environmental/Occupational Epidemiology (3 credits)
  • PH 608 - Infectious Disease Epidemiology (3 credits)
  • PH 610 - Cancer Epidemiology (3 credits)
  • PH 612 - Public Health Genetics (3 credits)
  • PH 602 - Chronic Disease Epidemiology (3 credits)

Health Promotion: (21 credits)

  • PH 620 - Health Education (3 credits)
  • PH 622 - Health Behavior & Promotion (3 credits)
  • COM 624 - Health Communication (3 credits)
  • PH 626 - Health Advocacy & Literacy (3 credits)
  • PH 628 - Health Program Evaluation (3 credits)
  • PH 630 - Health and Disease Disparities in Diverse Communities (3 credits)
  • PH 632 - Public Health Social Campaigning & Distribution (3 credits)

Public Health Administration: (21 credits)

  • PA 612 - Human Resources in Organizations (3 credits)
  • PA 615 - Public Financial Administration (3 credits)
  • PA 616  Public Policy Analysis (3 credits)
  • PA 640 - Marketing Health & Human Services (3 credits - Core)
  • PA 639 - Community Benefits, Assessment and Management (3 credits)
  • PA 664  Non-Profit Program Evaluation (3 credits)
  • PA 674 - Health Advocacy/Built Environment in Public Administration (3 credits)

 

PH 693 - Masters Project (3 credits)

PH 695  Masters Thesis (6 credits)

PH 688 - Practicum (3 credits) OR PH 689 Practicum in a Global Setting (3 credits)

6-9 credits required