MPH General Option
Required core courses (32 hours), General concentration core (four hours), and at least one course from each of the categories below (12 hours).
|MPH 501||Introduction to Public Health||4|
|MPH 506||Research Methods in Public Health||4|
|MPH 521||Introduction to Environmental Health||4|
|MPH 531||Public Health Policy||4|
|MPH 561||Public Health Education||4|
|MPH 581||Internship 1,2||4|
|MPH 541||Social Determinants of Health||4|
|Select one course from each of the following categories:||12|
|Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases|
|Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases|
|Advanced Public Health Policy|
|Program Evaluation for Public Health|
|Introduction to Health Services and Administration|
|Emerging Issues in Public Health|
|Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems|
|Emerging Diseases 3|
|ECCE: Crisis in Environmental Health|
|Risk Management and Communication|
Students in the MPH/HMS joint degree may take either MPH 581 or HMS 550 to fulfill the internship requirement. Four hours of internship must be taken in order to complete the requirements. Each credit hour equals 100 contact hours.
Students may submit a Student Petition form to use PAD 561 as one hour toward the internship requirement.
MPH students must select the four hour option for this course to meet degree requirements.
One additional elective may be selected from any graduate course taught by the department or campus, in consultation with and approval by the academic advisor. The student’s career path should be considered for best selection of this elective.