MPH With Health Policy and Management Concentration Curriculum

MPH With Health Policy and Management Concentration Curriculum

To complete this degree, you will take a combination of Public Health Core Courses, HPM Concentration Courses, Public Health Electives Courses, and Public Health Practical Experience Courses that together total 45 credits. The specific distribution of courses is as follows:

  • Public Health Core Courses

    Take all 5 courses for a total of 15 credits

    • A519 Environmental Science in Public Health (3 credits)
    • B551 Biostatistics for Public Health I (3 credits)
    • E517 Fundamentals of Epidemiology (3 credits)
    • H501 U.S. Health Care Systems and Health Policy (3 credits)
    • S500 Social and Behavioral Science in Public Health (3 credits)
  • Health Policy and Management Concentration Courses

    Take all 5 courses for a total of 15 credits

    • H611 Policy Design, Implementation & Management (3 credits)
    • H616 Strategic Planning for Health Services Organization (3 credits)
    • H619 Health Economics for Public Health Professionals (3 credits)s
    • H641 Public Health Ethics (3 credits)
    • S510 Introduction to Research Methods in Public Health (3 credits)
  • Public Health Electives Courses

    Select 3 courses for a total of 9 credits

    • B652 Biostatistics for Public Health II (3 credits)
    • E609 Infectious Disease (3 credits)
    • E610 Chronic Disease (3 credits)
    • E618 Cancer Epidemiology (3 credits)
    • E655 Historical Evolution of Epidemiology (3 credits)
    • E730 Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology (3 credits)
    • H613 Public Health & Emergency Preparedness (3 credits)
    • H620 Patient-Reported Health Outcomes (3 credits)
    • H632 History of Public Health (3 credits)
    • H644 Health Impact Assessment (3 credits)
    • H650 Readings in Public Health (3 credits)
    • H657 Applications of Cost Effectiveness Analysis in Public Health (3 credits)
    • H658 Methods of Health Services and Policy Research (3 credits)
    • H659 Tobacco Pandemic (3 credits)
    • H670 Law and Public Health (3 credits)
    • H682 Global Perspectives Health Policy (3 credits)
    • S614 Program Planning in Public Health (3 credits)
    • S625 Applied Public Health Campaigns & Social Marketing Strategies (3 credits)
    • S631 Maternal Child Family Health (3 credits)
  • Public Health Practical Experience

    Take both courses for a total of 6 credits

    • P602 Public Health Internship (3 credits)
    • H705 Health Policy and Management Concentration Project or Capstone Project (3 credits)

Full Time and Part Time Options to Fit Your Schedule

Whether you wish to go to school full time or you prefer to go part time to accommodate work or family obligations, we can meet your needs. Below are sample schedules showing you how you might schedule your courses for each option.

  • Sample Full Time Schedule

    Fall Year 1

    • Core H501 U.S. Health Care Systems and Health Policy (3 credits)
    • Core Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Core Course (3 credits)
    • Core Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Core Course (3 credits)


    Spring Year 1

    • Core Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Core Course (3 credits)
    • Core Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Core Course (3 credits)
    • Concentration S510 Introduction to Research Methods in Public Health (3 credits)


    Summer Year 1

    • Elective* Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Elective (3 credits)
    • Elective* Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Elective (3 credits)
    • Experience H602 Internship (3 credits)


    Fall Year 2

    • Concentration H619 Health Economics for Public Health Professionals (3 credits)
    • Concentration H641 Public Health Ethics (3 credits)
    • Elective* Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Elective (3 credits)


    Spring Year 2

    • Concentration H611 Policy Design, Implementation and Management (3 credits)
    • Concentration H616 Strategic Planning for Health Services Organization (3 credits)
    • Experience H705 Health Policy and Management Concentration Project (3 credits)
  • Sample Part Time Schedule

    Fall Year 1

    • Core H501 U.S. Health Care Systems and Health Policy (3 credits)
    • Core Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Core Course (3 credits)


    Spring Year 1

    • Core Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Core Course (3 credits)
    • Core Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Core Course (3 credits)


    Summer Year 1

    • Core Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Core Course (3 credits)
    • Elective* Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Elective (3 credits)


    Fall Year 2

    • Concentration H619 Health Economics for Public Health Professionals (3 credits)
    • Concentration S510 Introduction to Research Methods in Public Health (3 credits)


    Spring Year 2

    • Concentration H611 Policy Design, Implementation and Management (3 credits)
    • Concentration H616 Strategic Planning for Health Services Organization (3 credits)


    Summer Year 2

    • Elective* Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Elective (3 credits)
    • Experience H602 Internship (3 credits)


    Fall Year 3

    • Concentration H641 Public Health Ethics (3 credits)
    • Elective* Choose a 3 Credit Public Health Elective (3 credits)


    Spring Year 3

    • Experience H705 Health Policy and Management Concentration Project (3 credits)

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