Requirements - 2019-2020 Matriculation

The M.P.H. degree requires a total of 20 course units. The M.P.H. in Chronic Disease Epidemiology (CDE) requires the student to complete or acquire an exemption from the following courses. Full time students must carry a minimum of 4 course units each semester. If a course is waived, a substitute course must be identified.

MPH Core Courses (7 course units)

Course Title Units Term Offered Term
Taken
Notes
EPH 505 Biostatistics in Public Health 1 Fall    
EPH 507 Social Justice and Health Equity 1 Fall    
EPH 508 Foundations of Epidemiology for Public Health 1 Fall    
EPH 510 Health Policy and Health Care Systems 1 Fall    
EPH 513 Social, Environmental, & Biological Determinates of Major Health Threats 1 Spring    
EPH 100 Professional Skills Series n/a Fall    
EPH 515 Ethics and Public Health: An Introduction n/a Fall    
EPH 520 Summer Internship (meets public health practice requirement) n/a Summer    
EPH 525 Thesis 2 Spring    

CDE Department Required Courses (5 course units)

Course Title Units Term
Offered
Term
Taken
Notes
BIS 505 Biostatistics in Public Health II 1 Spring    
CDE 516 Principles of Epidemiology II (completed first year) 1 Spring    
CDE 525 Seminar in Chronic Disease Epidemiology
(two semesters, completed first year)
n/a Fall/Spring    
CDE 534 Applied Analytic Methods in Epidemiology (completed first year) 1 Spring    

One of the following:

Course Title Units Term
Offered
Term
Taken
Notes
BIS 540 Fundamentals of Clinical Trials 1 Fall    
BIS 621 Regression Models 1 Fall    
BIS 623 Applied Regression Analysis 1 Fall    
BIS 625 Categorical Data Analysis 1 Spring    
BIS 628 Longitudinal and Multilevel Data Analysis 1 Spring    
BIS 630 Applied Survival Analysis 1 Spring    
BIS 639 Descriptive Analysis of Public Health Data 1 Spring    

One of the following:

CDE/EHS 502 Physiology for Public Health 1 Fall    
CDE 532 Epidemiology of Cancer 1 Spring    
CDE 535 Epidemiology of Heart Disease and Stroke 1 Spring    
CDE 562 Nutrition and Chronic Disease 1 Spring    

Elective Courses (8 course units)*

Course Title Units Term
Offered
Term
Taken
Notes
           
           
           
           
           
           
           

*Chronic Disease Epidemiology students are advised to take two additional CDE courses as electives.

rev. 6.3.2019