Public Health MPH

The Master of Public Health (MPH) in Public Health program is geared toward individuals who work or desire to work in the public health field. Students learn and get the opportunity to apply skills needed to monitor, plan, and evaluate public health program and services. Professionals with an MPH degree can hold positions of responsibility in a variety of settings. Coursework includes program planning and implementation of health promotion programs; global health; and health promotion among diverse populations; among others. This program is offered as a non-thesis track.

The degree is offered fully online to be more accessible to the working professional.  Students in this program will learn and build skills that allow them to effectively meet the needs of their community.  

For more information about this program, please refer to the degree plan. 

Master of Public Health in Public Health - Option II Non-Thesis

Core Courses (18 semester hours)
HHPK 617Stat Proc Hlth/Hum Perf3
HHPH 510Principles of Environmental Health 3
HHPH 587Epidemiology *3
ECO 557Health Policy3
HHPH 512Foundations in Public Health3
HHPH 544Health Management and Leadership3
Required Practical Experience (5 semester hours required)
HHPH 537Public Health Practicum ^5
^Requires instructor approval & completion of practicum seminar in May or December prior to enrolling in course
Research (3 semester hours required)
HHPK 595Critiquing & Conducting Research (3 semester hours required)3
Required Support Courses (13 semester hours)
HHPH 585Program Planning & Evaluation *4
HHPH 550Diversity and Health3
HHPH 660Global Health Issues3
ECO 555Health Care Services in the U.S.3
Elective Courses - (3 semester hours)
ECO 556Health Economics3
HHPH 531Nutrition and Optimal Performance3
HHPK 534Exercise in Health and Disease3
HHPK 516Current Topics in Health & Human Performance3
* refer to pre-requisite
Total Hours42

Note:  Successful completion of the Comprehensive Exam is required of all students.

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