The Master of Public Health (MPH) is a professional degree for individuals who want to practice in a public health setting. It requires a minimum of 46 credit hours, including a practice experience and a culminating experience. Most full-time students generally complete the requirements in two years.
All MPH students across the five programs must take the following core courses in each of the five disciplines for a foundational knowledge of public health.
- EPID 6210: Principles of Epidemiology – 3 Credits
- BIOS 6100: Biostatistics I & Lab* – 4 Credits
- ENHS 6238: Principles of Environmental Health – 3 Credits
- BCHS 6212: Behavioral Science Theories in Public Health Practice – 3 Credits
- HPSM 6268: Health Services Administration and Management – 3 Credits
- PUBH 6150: Foundations and Ethics in Public Health Ethics – 1 Credit
- PUBH 6160: Public Health Program Development – 1 Credit
- PUBH 6216: Biologic Basis of Health – 3 Credits
*BIOS 6220: Principles of Applied Statistics for BIOS program students