Total program credits needed for graduation: 60
One academic quarter is three months. You will have a three-week
break between each quarter.
15 Required Courses, 60 quarter credits
|NHS5004||Communication, Collaboration, and Case Analysis for Master’s Learner||4 quarter credits|
|MPH5500||Introduction to Public Health Administrative Systems||4 quarter credits|
|MPH5503||Environmental Health Concepts in Public Health||4 quarter credits|
|MPH5506||Psychological, Behavioral, and Social Issues in Public Health||4 quarter credits|
|MPH5509||Principles of Biostatistics||4 quarter credits|
|MPH5512*||Principles of Epidemiology||4 quarter credits|
|MPH5100*||Management of Health Service Organizations||4 quarter credits|
|MPH5200*||Social and Behavioral Research Methods||4 quarter credits|
|MPH5208*||Public Health Program Planning and Evaluation||4 quarter credits|
|MPH5220*||Social Determinants of Health Equity||4 quarter credits|
|MPH5304*||Learning to Lead in Public Health Settings: Personal and Team Development||4 quarter credits|
|NHS6008||Economics and Decision Making in Health Care||4 quarter credits|
Learners must register for MPH5920 two times to fulfill their program requirements.
Minimum of 160 supervised practicum hours required.
|MPH5990*||Public Health Capstone||4 quarter credits each|
|MPH5920*||Public Health Practicum||4 quarter credits each|
*This course has a prerequisite. Contact an enrollment counselor or refer to the course descriptions for more information.
† Learners are responsible for the cost of their travel, accommodations, food, and other expenses associated with this course.
Each unit consists of readings, discussions, and other activities
you will be expected to complete throughout the week. Assignments are
due on Sundays, though not every course requires an assignment each
In each course, you will receive a detailed scoring guide that describes expectations for every graded assignment.
Grades are based on your participation in weekly reading discussions and completion of assignments. You will also be assessed on your ability to demonstrate an understanding of expected outcomes for your program or specialization. These outcomes are based on the needs and performance standards of your field or discipline.
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