Curriculum - 2017-2018 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 (4 course units)

BIS 505

Introduction to Statistical Thinking I

1

Fall

 

 

CDE/EMD 508

Principles of Epidemiology I

1

Fall

 

 

EPH 100

Professional Skills Seminar

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

 

 

One of the following:

SBS 505

Social and Behavioral Foundations of Health

1

Fall

 

 

SBS 537

Social and Interpersonal Influences on Health
(recommended for students with a social science background)

1

Spring

 

 

One of the following:

EHS 503

Public Health Toxicology

1

Spring

 

 

EHS 507

Environmental Epidemiology

1

Fall

 

 

EHS 508

Assessing Exposures to Environmental Stressors

1

Spring

 

 

EHS 511

Principles of Risk Assessment

1

Spring

 

 

EHS 573

Epidemiological Issues in Occupational and Environmental Medicine

1

Spring

 

 

EHS 575

Introduction to Occupational and Environmental Medicine

1

Fall

 

 

 

 HP DEPARTMENT REQUIRED COURSES (7 course units)

HPM 510

Introduction to Health Policy and Health Systems

1

Fall

 

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/Spring

 

 

One of the following:

HPM 570

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis and Decision Making

1

Fall

 

 

HPM 588

Public Health Law

1

Fall

 

 

 

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rev. 6.27.2017