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MPH Curriculum

 Core

Master of Public Health Program Curriculum (43 semester credit hours)
Course Title Credits
MPH 850 Introduction to Environmental Science 3
MPH 810 Human Behavior Change 3
MPH 830 Biostatistics 3
MPH 855 Epidemiology & Risk Management 3

MPH 800
or
HEA 840

Research Methods in Environmental Health
or
Research Methods in Community Health

 

3

MPH 825 Environmental Health Planning 3
MPH 816 Public Health Organization and Administration 3

Students also choose an option (22 semester hours):

Community Health Education, Environmental Health Science, Industrial Hygiene, or Public Health Nutrition

Community Health Education Option (22 hours)
Course Title Credit
Required Courses (12hrs):
HEA 820 Global Health 3
HEA 825 Planning & Evaluation of Community Health Programs 3
HEA 875 Seminar in Contemporary Health Issues 3
HEA 898 Health Care Delivery 3
Practicum (3 hours):    
HEA 899 Practicum in Community Health 3
Research (3 hours):    
HEA 880 Special Project 3
     
*Electives (3 hrs): see approved electives below  
MPH Capstone (1 hour):    
MPH 895 Public Health Capstone Course 1

* Approved CHE Option Electives:

 Course Title Credit
HEA 791 Women's Health Issues 3
HEA 792 Human Sexuality 3
HEA 793 Death & Grief 3
HEA 804 Drug Abuse & Dependency 3
HEA 795 Alcohol Abuse & Dependency 3
EHS 880 Food/Waterborne Disease

3

Environmental Health Science Option (22 hours)

Course Title Credits
Required Courses (9 hours)
EHS 855 Emergency Sanitation/Shelter/Environments 3
EHS 835 Survey of PH Statistical Analysis 3
EHS 865 Environmental Toxicology 3
EHS 880 Food/Waterborne Disease 3
Practicum (3 hours):  
EHS 863 Field Experience in Environmental Health 3
Research (3 hours):  
EHS 890 Graduate Research in EHS 3
     
**Electives (3 hours): see approved electives below  
MPH Capstone (1 hours)    
MPH 895 Public Health Capstone Course 1

** Approved EHS Option Electives:

Elective  Title  Credits
EHS 710  Radiological Health  3
EHS 840  Industrial Hygiene Principles  3
EHS 841  Essentials of Industrial Hygiene  3
EHS 845  Environmental Health Standards & Compliance  3
EHS 875  Principles of Ventilation  3
EHS 885  Crisis Management, Risk Communication & Assessment  3
SSE 815  Loss Prevention Administration  3
SSE 822  Worker's Compensation & Labor Law  3

Industrial Hygiene Option (22 hours)

Course Title Credits
EHS 835 Survey of PH Statistical Analysis 3
EHS 710 Radiological Health 3
EHS 840 Industrial Hygiene Principles 3
EHS 841 Essentials of Industrial Hygiene 3
EHS 865 Environmental Toxicology 3
EHS 875 Principles of Ventilation 3
EHS 885 Crisis management, Risk Communication/Assessment 3
     
electives 3 hours of electives 3
     
MPH Capstone (1 hour)    
     
MPH 895 Public Health Capstone Course 1

Public Health Nutrition Option (21 hours)

Course Title Credits
NFA 812 Public Health Nutrition 3
NFA 817 Maternal, Infant, Child Nutrition 3
NFA 805 Nutrition for Health Promotion 3
NFA 826 Nutrition for Chronic Disease 3
     
HEA 880 Scholarship in Community Health 3
MPH 895 Public Health Capstone 1
NFA 840 Public Health Nutrition Practicum 3
     
elective 3 hours of an elective course  
     
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