Public Health


About the Program

PROGRAM OF STUDY  

The MPH program requires completion of 42 semester credit hours. The Program offers two (2) tracks: Behavioral Science and Health Education and Cultural Competency.  

Major Field Core: Both tracks, 24 hours  

PUBH 5010 - Biostatistics

3

PUBH 5020 - Environmental Health Science

3

PUBH 5100 - Principles of Epidemiology

3

PUBH 5110 - Management & Public Health Policy

3

PUBH 5120 - Behavioral Science and Public Health

3

PUBH 6000 - Public Health Field Placement

3

PUBH 6030 - Cultural Competency I

3

PUBH 6100 - Capstone Project

3

Total Credit Hours

24 Hours

Concentrations(s): Fifteen (15) credit hours are required (9 in the concentration and 6 electives) for both the Behavioral Science and Health Education and Cultural Competency Concentrations.  

Concentration I (Behavioral Science & Health Education, 15 hours) (other courses with consent of advisor)

 

PUBH 6070 - Bioterrorism & Disaster Preparedness*

3

PUBH 6160 - Principles of Health Education*

3

PUBH 6170 - Program Development & Evaluation*

3

Two Program Electives - (chosen from list of recommended electives below)

6

One (1) Elective from outside of department with advisor's approval

3

*Note: Courses with an asterisk are required for this concentration

18 hrs + 24 hours

 

 Concentration II (Cultural Competency, 15 hours)  

   

PUBH 6050 - Understanding Health Disparities*

3

PUBH 6220 - Race, Ethnicity & Gender in Health Care*

3

PUBH 6300 - Cultural Competency II*

3

Two Program Electives - (chosen from list of recommended electives below)

6

One (1) Elective from outside of department with advisor's approval

3

*Note: Courses with an asterisk are required for this concentration

18 hrs + 24 hours

   

Recommended Electives for the Behavioral Science and Health Education & Cultural Competency Concentrations  

    

PUBH 6020 Health Communication

3

PUBH 6040 Public Health Ethics

3

PUBH 6090 Seminar: Critical Issues in Public Health

3

PUBH 6160 Principles of Public Health Education

3

PUBH 6230 HIV/AIDS and Public Health

3

PUBH 6260 Social Marketing

3

PUBH 6270 Multicultural Perspectives in Health & Health Care

3

 One (1) outside elective for each concentration may be selected from, or outside of this recommended list of courses with the advisor's approval (FINA6300, EDCI 5950, EDSE 5820/6820, MGMT 6300, etc.)

 


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