Online MPH Courses
42 total credits required
The online Master of Public Health prepares students to be community health leaders. The 14 required courses in this program will set students up for success in embracing their passions and working for positive change.
This program teaches all courses online and in an asynchronous format. Six credits of field placement and/or public health practicum are also required.
Core Courses (24 Credits)
Introduces and applies the biostatistics tools and analytical base for population-based and community health assessment and evaluation: descriptive statistics; probability; sampling; statistical distributions; estimation; hypothesis testing; chi-square tests; simple and multiple linear regression; one-way ANOVA. The use of computer software in statistical analysis is incorporated.
Examines the biological, environmental, socio-economic, behavioral, cultural, and other factors that impact human health, influence the global and societal burden of disease, and contribute to health disparities. The cultural context of public health issues and respectful engagement with people of different cultures and socioeconomic strata will be assessed.
Community Health Specialization Courses (9 credit hours)
Capstone Courses (6 credit hours of Public Health Practicum or Thesis courses)
Students who register for Thesis I and II are responsible for conducting independent research under the supervision of MPH and other qualified faculty.
Elective Course (3 credits)
Writing and reporting are key aspects of successful public health information dissemination. This course is designed to teach students how to effectively communicate scientific thought in a way that could be used to write public health communications and develop aspects of grants, briefs, and other reports.
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