Curriculum - 2018-2019 Matriculation

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The M.P.H. degree requires a total of 20 course units. The M.P.H. in Health Policy (HP) 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.

Course

Title

Units

Term
Offered

Term
Taken

Notes

MPH Core Courses (5 course units)

EPH 505

Biostatistics in Public Health I

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

 

 

 

 HP Department Required Courses (6 course units)

HPM 514

Health Politics, Governance, and Policy

1

Spring

 

 

HPM 560

Health Economics and U.S. Health Policy

1

Spring

 

 

HPM 583

Methods in Health Services Research

1

Spring

 

 

HPM 586

Microeconomics for Health Policy and Health Management

1

Fall

 

 

HPM 597

Capstone Course in Health Policy

1

Spring

 

 

HPM 697

Health Policy Leadership Seminar

n/a

Fall

 

 

One of the following:

HPM 570

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis and Decision Making

1

Fall

 

 

HPM 588

Public Health Law

1

Fall

 

 


 

Elective Courses (9 course units)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

rev. 9.12.2018