Curriculum

for 11 month students

The Advanced Professional M.P.H. degree requires a total of 16 course units. The Advanced Professional M.P.H. in Preventive Medicine requires the student to complete or acquire an exemption from the following courses. If a course is waived, a substitute course must be identified.

Course

Title

Units

Term
Offered

Term
Taken

Notes

MPH Core Courses (7 course units)

BIS 515

Accelerated Biostatistics

2

Summer

 

 

SBS 505

Accelerated Social Foundations of Health

1

Summer

 

 

CDE 515

Accelerated Epidemiology

1

Summer

 

 

EPH 515

Ethics and Public Health: An Introduction

n/a

Fall

 

 

EPH 510

Health Policy and Health Care Systems

1

Fall

 

 

EPH 513

Social, Environmental, & Biological Determinates of Major Health Threats

1

Spring

 

 

One of the following (public health practice requirement):

EPH 500

Public Health Practicum

1

Spring

 

 

EPH 542

Practice-Based Community Health Research

1

Spring

 

 

CDE 596

Global Health Justice Practicum

2

Spring

 

 

EPH 555

Practicum in Climate Change, Sustainability, and Public Health

1

Spring

 

 

Track Courses (5 course units)

CDE 534

Applied Analytic Methods in Epidemiology

1

Spring

 

 

EHS 575

Introduction to Occupational and Environmental Medicine

1

Fall

 

 

One of the following:

SBS 541

Community Health Program Evaluation

1

Spring

 

 

CDE 562

Nutrition and Chronic Disease

1

Spring

 

 

CDE 572

Obesity Prevention and Lifestyle Interventions

1

Fall

 

 

SBS 594

Maternal Child PH Nutrition

1

Fall

 

 

One of the following:

BIS 538

Survey Sampling: Methods and Management

1

Spring

 

 

BIS 540

Fundamentals of Clinical Trials

1

Fall

 

 

CDE 650

Introduction to Evidence-Based Medicine and Health Care

1

Fall

 

 

SBS 676

Questionnaire Development

1

Spring

 

 

SBS 580

Quantitative Research Methods in PH

1

Spring

 

 

One of the following:

EHS 503

Public Health Toxicology

1

Spring

 

 

EHS 511

Principles of Risk Assessment

1

Spring

 

 

One of the following capstone courses:

CDE 574

Developing a Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Intervention

1

Spring

 

 

CDE 617

Developing a Research Proposal

1

Spring

 

 

EPH 608

Frontiers of Public Health

1

Spring

 

 

Elective Courses (3 course units)

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

rev. 8.14.2018

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