Master of Public Health | Curriculum

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Each MPH degree requires the completion of a total of 45 credit hours including coursework in the core concentration, along with an internship and a capstone project. The degree can be completed in 4 semesters.

Internship- Complete 180 hours of field placement in a comprehensive public health setting in the chosen concentration with a local or regional sites. Internship sites include hospitals, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and pharmaceutical companies.

Capstone Project- A professional paper or report which is the culmination of the internship experience. 

 

Biostatistics

Year Semester Course Credit Hours
1 Fall BMTRY-700 Intro to Clin Biostatistics   4
    BMTRY-706 Intro to Public Health 2
    BMTRY-736 Foundations of Epidemiology 3
    PHHBP-700 Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
    PHGEN-750 MPH Seminar 1
      Total Semester Hours 13
         
1 Spring BMTRY-701 Biostatistical Methods II 4
    PHGEN-708 Prin Environmental Health Sci 3
    BMTRY-747 Foundations of Epidemiology II 3
    IP-711 IP Foundations & Teamstepps 1
      Total Semester Hours 11
         
1 Summer PHGEN-710 Intro to U.S. Health Policy 3
    BMTRY-784 Biostatistical Methods III 3
    PHGEN-770 ILE Planning 1
    BMTRY-785  Probability & Stat Inference   3 
      Elective 2
      Total Semester Hours 12
         
2 Fall PHGEN-780 App Practice Experience-Intern 6
    PHGEN-970 MPH Capstone 3
      Total Semester Hours 9
         
      Total Credit Hours 45

Epidemiology

Year Semester Course Credit Hours
1 Fall BMTRY-700 Intro to Clin Biostatistics   4
    PHGEN-706 Intro to Public Health 2
    BMTRY-736 Foundations of Epidemiology 3
    PHHBP-700 Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
    PHGEN-750 MPH Seminar 1
      Total Semester Hours 13
         
1 Spring BMTRY-701 Biostatistical Methods II 4
    PHGEN-708 Prin Environmental Health Sci 3
    BMTRY-747 Foundations of Epidemiology II 3
    IP-711 IP Foundations & Teamstepps 1
    TBD Elective 2
      Total Semester Hours 13
         
1 Summer PHGEN-710 Intro to U.S. Health Policy 3
    BMTRY-738 Field Epidemiology 3
    PHGEN-770 ILE Planning 1
      Elective 3
      Total Semester Hours 10
         
2 Fall PHGEN-780 App Practice Experience-Intern 6
    PHGEN-970 MPH Capstone 3
      Total Semester Hours 9
         
      Total Credit Hours 45

Health Behavior and Health Promotion

Year Semester Course Credit Hours
1 Fall BMTRY-700 Introduction to Clinical Biostatistics  4
    PHGEN-706 Intro to Public Health 2
    BMTRY-736 Foundations of Epidemiology 3
    PHHBP-700 Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
    PHGEN-750 MPH Seminar 1
      Total Semester Hours 13
         
1 Spring PHGEN-708 Prin Environmental Health Sci 3
    IP-711 IP Foundations & Teamstepps 1
    PHHBP-704 Appl. of Health Behavior Theory 3
    PHHBP-714 Health Promotion Res Methods 3
    TBD Elective 3
      Total Semester Hours 13
         
1 Summer PHGEN-710 Intro to U.S. Health Policy 3
    PHHBP-712 Health Promo Intervention Plan 3
    PHHBP-770 ILE Planning 1
    TBD Elective 3
      Total Semester Hours 10
         
2 Fall PHGEN-780 App Practice Experience-Intern 6
    PHGEN-970 MPH Capstone 3
      Total Semester Hours 9
         
      Total Credit Hours 45