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School of Public Health
MPH Program in Health Services

Core Requirements for the MPH General Program

General Credit Requirements


Students must complete:

  • 63 credits total

of which:

  • At least 30 credits must be from graduate-level in-classroom courses

which must include:

  • At least 18 credits from Health Services in-classroom courses.

in addition to:



School of Public Health and Health Services MPH Course Requirements

Effective Autumn 2017

One of:

BIOST 508
Biostatistical Reasoning for the Health Sciences

BIOST 511
Medical Biometry I

BIOST 517
Applied Biostatistics I


and Either:

EPI 511
Introduction to Epidemiology

or both:

EPI 512 & 513
Epidemiologic Methods I & II  (2 course sequence)


and:

HSERV 511
Introduction to Health Services and Public Health
(HSERV Students must take the 4 credit section which includes a discussion session)

HSERV 517
Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods

HSERV 552
Health Policy Development

HSERV 580
Foundations of Health Behavior and Social Determinants of Health

HSERV 581
Strategies of Health Promotion

HSMGMT 514
Health Economics

ENVH 511
Environmental and Occupational Health


and 2-4 quarters of program seminar from:

HSERV 592
MPH Program Seminar
(offered AUT & SPR)

HSERV 592
MCH Program Seminar
(offered AUT & SPR)


and:

HSERV 595
Practicum


and Thesis or Capstone:

HSERV 700
Thesis

HSERV 599
Capstone Project
(only available to the Health Systems & Policy Concentration)


Recommended coursework:

HSERV 590
Public Health Skills