Curriculum - 2017 - 2018 Matriculation

The M.P.H. degree requires a total of 20 course units. The M.P.H. in Health Care Management (HCM) 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

 

 

 

 HCM DEPARTMENT REQUIRED COURSES (9.5 course units)

HPM 561/    MGT 630

Managing Health Care Organizations

1

Spring

 

HPM 583

Methods in Health Services Research

1

Spring

 

 

HPM 586

Microeconomics for Health Policy and Health Management

1

Fall

 

 

HPM 699

Colloquium in Health Care Leadership (two semesters)

0.5

Fall/Spring

 

 

MGT/HPM 502*

Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance

1

Fall

 

 

MGT 525*

Competitive Strategy

1

Spring

 

 

MGT 621*

Managing Social Enterprises

1

Fall

 

 

MGT 657*

Creating Healthcare and Life Science Ventures

0.5

Spring 2

 

 

MGT/HPM 698*

Health Care Policy, Finance, and Economics

1

Spring

 

 

MGT 856*

Managing Marketing Programs (half-term)

0.5

Spring 2

 

 

MGT 879*

Health Care Operations (half-term)

0.5

Spring 1

 

 

MGT 887*

Negotiations: Beyond Win-Win (half-term)

0.5

Fall 2

 

 

 

ELECTIVE COURSES (6.5 course units)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*These courses are offered in the School of Management.

rev. 6.27.2017