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Community Health Sciences Concentrations

Students complete the concentration in Community Health Practice & Methods by taking any 9 SH of CHSC electives.  The concentrations in Maternal and Child Health and Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology have more prescribed requirements.  See the links below for full details.

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Community Health Practice and Methods

The Community Health Practice and Methods concentration prepares public health practitioners and researchers to identify, explore, and address public health problems at the community level.

Maternal and Child Health

This concentration prepares public health practitioners with strong public health and leadership skills with specialized content expertise in maternal and child health, addressing health inequities among women, children and families.

Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology

This concentration trains public health practitioners to carry out high-level analytic work, notably with state and local public health agencies.  Students gain background knowledge in reproductive/perinatal and pediatric epidemiology, and with the analytic and leadership skills necessary to enable them to engage in data based decision-making to promote the health of the maternal and child health population.