MPH Courses, Concentrations & Scheduling

To complete the MPH program, students must complete a total of 44 semester hours.  For full-time students, 26 of 44 hours are scheduled in the first two terms, thus students may have a very limited campus time commitment during the second year.

Our MPH program offers an array of courses [course listing], which includes the foundational courses as well as concentration specific courses.

Core courses in the MPH Program

  • PH 601  Introduction to Public Health
  • PH 611  Epidemiology
  • PH 621  Statistical Methods I
  • PH 631  Environmental Health
  • PH 641  Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health
  • PH 651  Public Health Services
  • PH 602  Public Health Biology
  • PH 655  Introduction to Health Care Policy
  • PH 686  Health Informatics and Technology
  • PH 693  Public Health Law and Ethics
  • PH 692  Seminar

MPH Program Concentrations


Courses Required to Complete the MPH Global and Community Health Concentration

  • PH 671  Community Health
  • PH 642  Health Communication
  • PH 661  Chronic Disease
  • PH 672  Global Health
  • PH 662  Control of Infectious Disease
  • PH 694  Practicum 
  • PH 696  Capstone

Courses Required to Complete the MPH  Research, Evaluation and Policy Concentration

  • PH 615  Health Systems Research
  • PH 622  Statistical Methods II
  • PH 617  Methods in Applied Comparative Study
  • PH 616  Clinical Trials
  • PH 656  Topics in Health Policy
  • PH 694  Practicum 
  • PH 696  Capstone