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Degree Pathway, Master of Public Health - Social & Behavioral Sciences

Degree Pathway for Master of Public Health

Core Courses1
Course #Course Name2Cr.
Total15
PUBH.5010Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health3
PUBH.5021Public Health Policy3
PUBH.5061Environmental Health3
PUBH.5070Leadership & Management in Public Health3
PUBH.5750Epidemiology & Biostatistics3
Social and Behavioral Health Courses3
Course #Course NameCr.
Total15
PUBH.5130Assessment and Planning in Health Programming3
PUBH.6850Applied Public Health Research3
PUBH.6860Program Development & Implementation3
PUBH.6871Health Communication & Technology3
PUBH.6910Advanced Program Evaluation3
Public Health Practice Courses4
Course #Course NameCr.
Total6
PUBH.6660MPH Practicum3
PUBH.6670Integrated Practical learning3

Electives5
Course #Course NameCr.
Total6
XXXX.XXXXElective3
XXXX.XXXXElective3


1Core Public Health Courses are typically offered every spring/fall semester. Courses are usually offered face-to-face, but are occasionally offered in online format.
2PUBH.5010 is a prerequisite for all upper level Social & Behavioral Sciences Specialization Courses and should be taken in the first semester of the program.
3Social and Behavioral Specialization Courses are typically offered once every other year in face-to-face format.
4Practicum courses are meant to be taken sequentially. A student typically takes PUBH.6660 in the next-to-last semester of the program and takes PUBH.6670 in the last semester before graduation.
5Students must take 6 credits of electives in Public Health or a field relevant to their academic program. These courses are typically selected in collaboration with 
an academic advisor or graduate program coordinator.

NOTE: This program can accompany both Part-time & Full-Time plans of study. The program can begin in the fall or spring semester.

Total Credits = 42

Last updated: 8/10/2020