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Degree Requirements

2019-2020 Matriculation
The M.P.H. degree requires a total of 20 course units. The M.P.H. in Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases (EMD) 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.

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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 Major Health Threats: Determinants and Solutions 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    

EMD Department Required Courses (7 course units)

Course Title Units Term Offered Term Taken Notes
EMD 512 Immunology for Epidemiologists 1 Fall    
EMD 517 & EMD 518 Principles of Infectious Diseases I and II (two terms) 2 Fall/Spring    
EMD 525/EMD 526 Seminar in Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases
(two terms)
n/a Fall/Spring    

One of the following:

Course Title Units Term Offered Term Taken Notes
BIS 505 Biostatistics in Public Health II 1 Spring    
CDE 534 Applied Analytic Methods in Epidemiology 1 Spring    

One of the following:

Course Title Units Term Offered Term Taken Notes
CDE 516 Principles of Epidemiology II 1 Spring    
EMD 553 Transmission Dynamic Modeling of Infectious Diseases 1 Spring    

Two additional EMD courses (from the list of approved EMD elective courses chosen in collaboration with adviser):

Course Title Units Term Offered Term Taken Notes
EMD   1      
EMD   1      

Elective Courses (6 course units)

Course Title Units Term Offered Term Taken Notes
           
           
           
           
           
           

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EMD Electives 2019-20

Course Number Title Semester Offered
EMD 530 Health care epidemiology... - spring spring
EMD 531 Genomic epidemiology of infectious disease  spring
EMD 533 Implementation science fall
EMD 536  Outbreaks spring
EMD 537  Water Sanitation and Global Health fall
EMD 538  Quant Methods for IDE not offered this year
EMD 539  Intro to Public Health Surveillance spring
EMD 543  Global aspects of food and nutrition fall
EMD 550 Biology of insect disease vectors not offered this year
EMD 567  The Big 3 fall
EMD 680  Advanced topics in parasitic diseases spring
EMD 582 Political epidemiology spring

rev. 6.29.2019