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Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions

In addition to the public health core courses listed below, online MPH in HPA students must complete a minimum of 19 credit hours of electives, at least half of which must be from the division of Health Policy and Administration.

BSTT 400 - BIOSTATISTICS I - SAMPLE SYLLABUS (BSTT 400_HPA)

4 hours. Descriptive statistics, basic probability concepts, one- and two-sample statistical inference, analysis of variance, and simple linear regression. Introduction to statistical data analysis software.

CHSC 400 - PUBLIC HEALTH CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE I - SAMPLE SYLLABUS (CHSC 400_PHI)

3 hours. Concepts, principles, discussions, exercises and case studies that provide an overview of the philosophy, purpose, history, organization, functions, tools, activities and results of public health practice.

CHSC 401 - BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES IN PUBLIC HEALTH I - SAMPLE SYLLABUS (CHSC-401)

3 hours. Provides grounding in the social and behavioral sciences to analyze public health issues. Includes analysis of individual, community, institutional and societal factors influencing health and illness.

EOHS 400 - PRINCIPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES I - SAMPLE SYLLABUS (EOHS-400 )

3 hours. Environmental influences on health: population, food, energy; community hygiene and injury control; solid/hazardous wastes, air and water pollution, radiation; industrial hygiene and occupational health.

EPID 400 - PRINCIPLES OF EPIDEMIOLOGY I - SAMPLE SYLLABUS (EPID-400)

3 hours. Introduction to descriptive and analytic epidemiology, determinants of health and disease in populations, and application of epidemiologic methods to disease control; includes use of basic epidemiologic software. Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent registration in BSTT 400 or consent of the instructor.

HPA 400 - PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT IN PUBLIC HEALTH - SAMPLE SYLLABUS  (HPA 400_HPA)

3 hours. A detailed discussion of the conceptual and theoretical foundations to the principles of management with an emphasis on public health and healthcare settings.

IPHS 650 - FIELD EXPERIENCE IN PUBLIC HEALTH

3 hours. Field experience in public health practice through an association or public health oriented community program for students in the Master of Public Health degree program. Prerequisite(s): All course requirements should be completed for the Master of Public Health degree.

IPHS 698 - MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE

1 hour. Individual project in public health directed toward the MPH capstone experience which is required for the degree. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

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