MPH in Community Health
The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree prepares future public health professionals for roles in health policy, research, education, and administration. Courses such as our health equity class will prepare students to work with diverse populations, and applied learning experiences ensure MPH graduates are ready to join the workforce to promote health and tackle pressing public health issues.
Our on-campus MPH is 42 credit hours, including a practicum and capstone experience, and our curriculum will prepare graduates for both the Certified in Public Health (CPH) and Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exams.
Concentration in Community Health
Our on-campus MPH program currently offers one concentration in community health, which consists of 15 of the total 42 MPH credit hours. Our concentration in community health places special emphasis on the application of public health theory and science to the planning, administration, and evaluation of community health programs.
Public Health Core (24 Credits)
PH 600: Foundations of Public Health
PH 635: Theories in Health
PH 625: Research Design and Evaluation
PH 646: Epidemiology
PH 626/PH 511: Statistical Analysis/Applied Statistics
PH 528: Public Health Policy
PH 555: Health Equity
PH 698: Public Health Practicum
Community Health Concentration (15 credits)
PH 515: Motivational Interviewing
PH 505: Health Program Planning
PH 685: Health Program Evaluation
JOUR/IMC 585: Health Communication
Capstone Project (3 credits)
PH 699: Public Health Capstone