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Requirements - 2019-2020 Matriculation

Students begin the program with an intensive summer session at YSPH, where they complete M.P.H. core courses in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The first fall and spring semesters are spent at SOM, and students take courses at both schools during the remaining final year. In this program, students complete a minimum of 14 course units at YSPH and 52 course units at SOM. Full time students at YSPH 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 Required Core Courses (6 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 100 Professional Skills Series n/a Fall      
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      

HCM Department Required Courses (6 course units)

Course Title Units Term
Offered
Term
Taken
Notes  
HPM 570 Cost-Effectiveness Analysis and Decision Making 1 Fall      
HPM 583 Methods in Health Services Research 1 Spring      
HPM 699 and HPM 700 Colloquium in Health Care Leadership (two semesters)* 0.5 Fall/Spring      
HPM 688 Managing Health Care in Complex Systems (capstone) 1 Spring      
HPM 698 Health Care Policy, Finance, and Economics 1 Spring      

One of the following:

Course Title Units Term
Offered
Term
Taken
Notes  
CDE 551 Global Non-Communicable Disease 1 Spring      
EMD/HPM 566 Critical Issues in Global Health 1 Spring      
EMD/HPM 580 Reforming Health Systems 1 Fall      
HPM 576 Comparative Health Care Systems 1 Spring      

One of the following:

Course Title Units Term
Offered
Term
Taken
Notes  
HPM 595 Food and Drug Administration Law 1 Fall      
MGT 663 The Life Sciences Industry 0.5 Fall      
MGT 657 Creating Healthcare and Life Sciences Ventures (.5) 0.5 Spring      
HPM 536/MGT 668 Narratives in Health Media on the Social Internet 0.5 Spring      
HPM/MGT 995 Sustainable Innovations 0.5 Spring      

Elective Courses (1-2 course units, dependent on Practice Requirement credits)

Course Title Units Term
Offered
Term
Taken
Notes  
    1        
    1        

Public Health Practice Requirement

Course Title Units Term
Offered
Term
Taken
Notes  
  One of the following:
  EPH 500 Public Health Practicum 1 Spring    
  EPH 520 Summer Internship
(must be approved by YSPH Office of Public Health Practice)
n/a Summer    
  EPH 542 Practice-Based Community Health Research 1 Spring    
  EPH 555 Practicum in Climate Change, Sustainability and PH 1 Fall or Spring    
  EMD 596/SBS 596 Global Health and Justice Practicum 2 Spring    
  EPH 556 Health Care Environmental Sustainability Practicum        
  HPM 555 Health Care Management Practicum 1 Spring    

MBA Requirements

For information about the MBA degree requirements, please contact Yale School of Management registrar.

rev. 6.27.2019