Curriculum

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The Advanced Professional M.P.H. Program requires a total of 16 course units. Students in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Track are required to take the following courses. All “a” courses are offered in the fall term, “b” courses in the spring term, and “c” courses in the summer term.

Requirements
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CORE REQUIREMENTS

Course Units

BIS 515c, Accelerated Biostatistics

2

CDE 515c, Accelerated Epidemiology

1

CDE 505c, Accelerated Social and Behavioral Foundations of Health

1

EPH 100a, Professional Skills Seminar

n/a

EPH 515b, Introduction to Research and Professional Ethics Seminar

n/a

One of the following two:

HPM 510a, Introduction to Health Policy and Health Systems

1

HPM 560b, Health Care Economics and US Health Policy

1

One of the following four:

EHS 503b, Introduction to Toxicology

1

EHS 507a, Environmental Epidemiology

1

EHS 510a, Contemporary Issues in Environmental Health
EHS 511a, Applied Risk Assessment

1
1

EHS 575a, Intro to Occupational and Environmental Medicine

1

One of the following two:

EPH 500b, Public Health Practicum

1

EPH 542b, Community Health Program Planning

1

TRACK REQUIREMENTS

CDE 534b, Applied Analytic Methods in Epidemiology

1

CDE 577b, Interdisciplinary Research Methods in SBS

1

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

CDE 531a, Health and Aging

1

CDE 545b, Health Disparities by Race and Social Class

1

CDE 571b, Psychosocial and Behavioral Epidemiology

1

CDE 572a, Obesity Prevention and Lifestyle Interventions

1

CDE 573a, Social and Cultural Factors and Mental Health and Illness

1

CDE 575b, Religion, Health, and Society

1

CDE 594a, Maternal-Child Public Health Nutrition

1

CDE 676b, Questionnaire Development

1

One of the following two capstone courses:

CDE 617b, Developing a Research Protocol

1

CDE 574b, Developing a Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Intervention

1

Elective #1 

1

Elective #2 

1

Elective #3 

1

Elective #4 

1

Revised 8/8/13

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