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Requirements - 2019-2020 Matriculation

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.

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MPH Core Courses (5 course units)

Course Title Units Term Offered Term Taken Notes
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)

Course Title Units Term Offered Term Taken Notes
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)

Course Title Units Term Offered Term Taken Notes
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
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