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MPH Elective Courses List

General Information

  • Master in Public Health (MPH) total credits required: 43
  • Candidates for admission to this program must have earned a baccalaureate degree, or its equivalent.

Core Course List

PM 401*

Title: Quantitative Methods

Credits: 3

Offered: Fall/Summer

PM 410*

Title: Intro to Data Management & Analysis

Credits: 3

Offered: Fall or Summer

PM 415

Title: Principles of Epidemiology

Credits: 3

Offered: Fall

PM421

Title: US Health Care System: Financing, Delivery & Performance

Credits: 3

Offered: Fall

PM 426

Title: Social & Behavioral Medicine

Credits: 3

Offered: Spring

PM 458

Title: Qualitative Health Research

Credits: 3

Offered: Spring

PM 460

Title: Masters Essay (to include new research methods course)

Credits: 6

PM 461

Title: Program Evaluation

Credits: 3

Offered: Summer/Spring

IND 501

Title: Ethics and  Professional Integrity in Research

Credits: 1

Offered: Fall

PM 450

Title: MPH Practicum

Credits: 3

Offered: Online Only

 

OR

PM 452

Title: Community Health Improvement Practicum

Credits: 3

Offered: Spring

PM 487

Title: Fundamentals of Science, Technology and Health Policy

Credits: 2

Offered: Spring

PM 494

Title: Building Blocks of Public Health

Credits: 3

Offered: Fall

 

PM 494

Title: Health Systems Module

Credits: 1

Offered: Fall

 

OR

PM 445

Intro to Health Services Res.

Credits: 3

Offered: Fall

*Recommended to be taken simultaneously. 

Electives

  • 2 Courses, 3 Credits Each, taken in the fall or the Spring

Total Credits

  • 43/45

MPH Elective Courses List

PM 412 ^

Title: Survey Research

Credits: 3

Offered: Fall

PM 413 #

Title: Field Epidemiology

Credits: 3

Offered: Spring

PM 414

Title: History of Epidemiology

Credits: 3

Offered: Spring

PM 416 ^

Title: Epidemiologic Methods

Credits: 3

Offered: Spring

PM 417

Title: Molecular Epidemiology

Credits: 3

Offered: Spring

PM 418 >

Title: Cardiovascular Epidemiology

Credits: 3

Offered: Fall

PM 419

Title: Recruitment & Retention of Human Subject

Credits: 3

Offered: Fall (Alternate)

PM 420

Title: Am. Health Policy & Politics

Credits: 3

Offered: Fall

PM 422

Title: Qual. of Care & Risk Adjustment

Credits: 3

Offered: Spring

PM 424 >

Title: Chronic Disease-Epi

Credits: 3

Offered: Spring(Alternate)

PM 425

Title: Health Promo. & Preventive Med

Credits: 3

Offered: Spring

PM 430

Title: Psychology in Health Svcs Res

Credits: 3

Offered: Fall

PM 438

Title: Grantsmanship

Credits: 3

Offered: ONLINE ONLY

PM 442 ¥

Title: Nutritional Epidemiology

Credits: 3

Offered: Spring

PM 443

Title: Maternal & Child Health

Credits: 3

Offered: Fall

PM 445

Title: Intro to Health Svcs Res & Policy

Credits: 3

Offered: Fall

PM 451

Title: Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Credits: 3

Offered: Spring

PM 466 ¥

Title: Cancer Epidemiology

Credits: 3

Offered: Fall

PM 469 ¥

Title: Multivariate Models for Epi

Credits: 3

Offered: Fall

PM 472

Title: Measurement & Evaluation of Research Instruments

Credits: 3

Offered: Spring

PM 484

Title: Medical Decision Making & Cost Effectiveness Research

Credits: 3

Offered: Spring

PM 486

Title: Medical Ecology

Credits: 3

Offered: Spring

PM 488

Title: Experimental Therapeutics

Credits: 3

Offered: Fall

PM 489 >

Title: Injury Epi & Emergency Care Research Methods

Credits: 3

Offered: Fall

Pre-requisites

  • ^ Principles of Epidemiology PM 415
  • # Principles of Epidemiology PM 415
  • > Principles of Epidemiology PM 415  -or- Introduction to Epidemiology PH 103 
  • ¥ Introductory courses in Epidemiology and Statistics