Curriculum - 2015-2016 Matriculation

The Advanced Professional M.P.H. degree requires a total of 16 course units. The Advanced Professional M.P.H. in Social and Behavioral Sciences requires the student to complete or acquire an exemption from the following courses. If a course is waived, a substitute course must be identified.

COURSE

TITLE

UNITS

TERM
OFFERED

TERM
TAKEN

NOTES

MPH CORE COURSES (7 course units)

BIS 515

Accelerated Biostatistics

2

Summer

 

 

CDE 505

Accelerated Social and Behavioral Foundations of Health

1

Summer

 

 

CDE 515

Accelerated Epidemiology

1

Summer

 

 

EPH 100

Professional Skills Seminar

n/a

Fall

 

 

EPH 515

Ethics and Public Health: An Introduction

n/a

Fall

 

 

One of the following:

HPM 510

Introduction to Health Policy and Health Systems

1

Fall

 

 

HPM 560

Health Economics and U.S. Health Policy

1

Spring

 

 

One of the following:

EHS 503

Principles of Toxicology

1

Fall

 

 

EHS 507

Environmental Epidemiology

1

Fall

 

 

EHS 510

Principles of Environmental Health

1

Fall

 

 

EHS 511

Applied Risk Assessment

1

Spring

 

 

EHS 575

Introduction to Occupational and Environmental Medicine

1

Fall

 

 

One of the following (public health practice requirement):

EPH 500

Public Health Practicum

1

Spring

 

 

EPH 542

Practice-Based Community Health Research

1

Spring

 

 

CDE 596

Global Health Justice Practicum

1

Spring

 

 

TRACK COURSES (5 course units)

CDE 534

Applied Analytic Methods in Epidemiology

1

Spring

 

 

One of the following:

CDE 577

Interdisciplinary Research Methods in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

1

Spring

 

 

CDE 580

Qualitative Research Methods

1

Spring

 

 

Two of the following (or permission of academic adviser to substitute):

CDE 531

Health and Aging

1

Fall

 

 

CDE 545

Health Disparities by Race and Social Class

1

Spring

 

 

CDE 572

Obesity Prevention and Lifestyle Interventions

1

Fall

 

 

CDE 573

Social and Cultural Factors in Mental Health and Illness

1

Fall

 

 

CDE 581

Stigma and Health

1

Fall

 

 

CDE 585

Sexuality, Health, and Human Rights

1

Fall

 

CDE 594

Maternal-Child Public Health Nutrition

1

Fall

 

 

CDE 596

Global Health Justice Practicum

1

Spring

 

 

One of the following capstone courses:

CDE 574

Developing a Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Intervention

1

Spring

 

 

CDE 617

Developing a Research Proposal

1

Spring

 

 

ELECTIVE COURSES (4 course units)

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

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