MPH in Public Health with Emphasis in Health Promotion and Policy

This program combines a thorough knowledge of behavior change theory and program planning and evaluation with valuable knowledge of how policy decisions are influenced and made. Particularly attractive to students with undergraduate degrees in psychology, social work, political science, communications and other related fields. For more information about this program, please visit:

Required Courses

P_HLTH 7150Principles of Public Health3
P_HLTH 7160Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Global Health3
P_HLTH 8420Principles of Epidemiology3
STAT 7020Statistical Methods in the Health Sciences3
P_HLTH 7952Research Methods in Public Health3
P_HLTH 8150Human Health and the Environment3
P_HLTH 8920Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health3
P_HLTH 8980Public Health Internship1-99
PUB_AF 8170Public Policy Processes and Strategies3
P_HLTH 8300Health Care in the United States3
P_HLTH 8001Topics in Public Health1-3
NURSE 8930Health Program Design and Management3
P_HLTH 8953Evaluating Global Public Health Programs3
P_HLTH 8970Public Health Capstone3

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