MA—Master of Public Health with Concentrations

Full Time Schedule

Below is a sample schedule that shows how the curricular requirements for both degrees can be met in the dual degrees program for concentrations in Health Policy & Management (MPH) and Bioethics (MA). Through the dual degree program, the two degrees can be obtained with a total of 60 earned credits, as compared with the 75 credits required if the degrees are obtained separately.

  • Sample Full Time Schedule

    Italicized courses are counted toward both degrees

    Fall Year One

    • PBHL S500 Social & Behavioral in Public Health (3 credits)
    • PBHL H501 U.S. Health Care Systems & Health Policy (3 credits)
    • PBHL E517 Fund. of Epidemiology (3 credits)
    • PHIL P540 Contemporary Ethical Theories (3 credits)


    Spring Year Two

    • PBHL A519 Environmental Science in PH (3 credits)
    • PBHL B551 Biostatistics for PH I (3 credits)
    • PHIL P547 Foundations of Bioethics (3 credits)
    • PHIL P553 Philosophy of Science (3 credits)


    Fall Year Two

    • PBHL H611 Policy Development, Implementation, Management (3 credits)
    • PBHL H616 Strategic Planning for Health Services Orgs. (3 credits)
    • PBHL H658 Methods of Health Service & Policy Research (3 credits)
    • MHHS M504 Intro. to Research Ethics (3 credits)


    Spring Year Two

    • PBHL P602 Public Health Internship (3 credits)
    • PHIL P555 Ethical and Policy Issues in International Research (3 credits)
    • PHIL P696 Topics in Biomedical Ethics (3 credits)


    Fall Year Three

    • PBHL H619 Health Econ. for PH Professionals (3 credits)
    • PBHL E609 Infectious Disease Epidemiology (3 credits)
    • PBHL H620 Patient-Reported Health Outcomes (3 credits)


    Spring Year Three

    • PBHL P701/P702/P703/P704/P705 Final Concentration Project (3 credits)
    • PHIL P803 Research Project (3 credits)