Degree Requirements for the M.P.H. in Community Health

(42 credits)  View Course Descriptions

Required Core Courses (27 credits)

  • PBH 501 Social Determinants of Health and Disease (3 credits)
  • PBH 510 Health Care Systems (3 credits)
  • PBH 560 Issues in Community and Environmental Health (3 credits)
  • PBH 600 Introduction to Epidemiology (3 credits)
  • PBH 620 Introduction to Biostatistics (3 credits)
  • PBH 640 Research Methods and Design for Health Professionals (3 credits)
  • PBH 689 Community Health Internship (3 credits)
  • PBH 695 Public Health Capstone Research Project Seminar I (3 credits)
  • PBH 696 Public Health Capstone Research Project Seminar II (3 credits)

Required Community Health Concentration Courses (9 credits)

  • PBH 530 Theories and Principles of Health Behavior and Health Promotion (3 credits)
  • PBH 630 Program Planning and Evaluation for Health Professionals (3 credits)
  • PBH 645 Evaluation of Public Health Programs: Case Studies (3 credits)

Electives (6 credits)

  • PBH 500 The History and Practice of Public Health (1 credit)
  • PBH 572 Concepts of Mental Health and Mental Illness (3 credits)
  • PBH 573 Human Sexuality (3 credits)
  • PBH 575 Family in Contemporary Society (3 credits)
  • PBH 576 Drug Use and Abuse (3 credits)
  • PBH 578 Stress Use and Abuse (3 credits)
  • PBH 581 Nutrition Concepts and Controversies (3 credits)
  • PBH 582 International Health and Human Rights (3 credits)
  • PBH 583 Contemporary Health Topics (3 credits)
    • Women’s Health
    • Health Communication
    • Violence and Injury Prevention
    • Death and Dying
    • LGBT Health Issues
  • PBH 584 Successful Grant Writing (3 credits)
  • PBH 585 Health Policy, Law and Ethics (3 credits)
  • PBH 587 Global Health Communications (3 credits) (Pending approval)
  • Selected Interdepartmental (ID) courses focus on Public Health Domestically & Internationally

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