Degree Requirements - Preventive Medicine Track 2019-2020 Matriculation

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.

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MPH Core Courses (7 course units)

Course Title Units Term Offered Term Taken Notes 
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 Major Health Threats: Determinants and Solutions 1 Spring      

One of the following (public health practice requirement):

Course Title Units Term Offered Term Taken Notes 
EPH 500 Public Health Practicum 1 Spring      
HPM 555 Health Policy or Health Care Management Practicum 1 Spring      
EPH 542 Practice-Based Community Health Research 1 Spring      
EPH 555 Practicum in Climate Change, Sustainability, and Public Health 1 Fall or Spring      
EPH 556 Health Care Environmental Sustainability 1 Spring      
EMD 596/SBS 596 Global Health and Justice Practicum 2 Spring      

Track Courses (7 course units)

Course Title Units Term Offered Term Taken Notes 
EHS 575 Introduction to Occupational and Environmental Medicine 1 Fall      
CDE 534 Applied Analytic Methods in Epidemiology 1 Spring      
HPM 570 Cost-Effectiveness Analysis and Decision Making 1 Fall      

One of the following:

Course Title Units Term Offered Term Taken Notes 
CDE 572 Obesity Prevention and Lifestyle Interventions 1 Fall    
SBS 594 Maternal-Child Public Health Nutrition 1 Fall      
CDE 562 Nutrition and Chronic Disease 1 Spring      

One of the following:

Course Title Units Term Offered Term Taken Notes 
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 Qualitative Research Methods in Public Health 1 Spring      
SBS 541 Community Health Program Evaluation 1 Spring      

One of the following:

Course Title Units Term Offered Term Taken Notes 
EHS 503 Public Health Toxicology 1 Spring      
EHS 511 Principles of Risk Assessment 1 Spring      

One of the following capstone courses:

Course Title Units Term Offered Term Taken Notes 
SBS 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 (2 course units)

Course Title Units Term Offered Term Taken Notes 
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