Degree Requirements

School-Wide Core Requirements (18 - 20 semester hours)

  • IPHS 401 – Determinants of Population Health (4 semester hours)
  • IPHS 403 – Public Health Systems, Policy and Management (4 semester hours)
  • IPHS 650 – Applied Practice Experience in Public Health (3 semester hours)
  • IPHS 698 – Integrative Learning Experience (1 semester hours)
  • IPHS 650 – Interprofessional Education (0 semester hours)

A total of six semester hours must be completed from the following courses:

  • IPHS 402 – Analytic and Research Methods in Public Health (onsite)  (6 semester hours)

or

  • IPHS 404 – Analytic and Research Methods in Public Health Part 1 (online)  (3 semester hours)
  • IPHS 405 – Analytic and Research Methods in Public Health Part 2 (online)  (3 semester hours)

Divisional Core Requirements (22 semester hours)

  • BSTT 401 – Biostatistics II (4 semester hours)
  • BSTT 413 – An Intro to Data Analysis with R (2 semester hours)
  • BSTT 505 – Logistic Regression and Survival Analysis (2 semester hours)
  • BSTT 506 – Design of Clinical Trials (3 semester hours)
  • BSTT 537 – Longitudinal Data Analysis (4 semester hours)
  • EPID 404 – Intermediate Epidemiologic Methods (4 semester hours)
  • EPID 406 – Epidemiological Computing (3 semester hours)

Enrichment Areas and Electives (6 - 8 semester hours)

Electives can be any graduate level course of the students choosing. Students are encouraged to choose additional methodology courses such as in the areas of survey planning and sampling, big data and health analytics, or geographical information systems.