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Curriculum

 

MPH CURRICULUM

SPH Core Requirements - 13-14 Credits
PubH 6751 Principles of Management in Health Services Organizations (2) or PubH 6752 Public Health Management (3)
PubH 6341 Epidemiologic Methods I (3)
PubH 6450 Biostatistics I (4)
PubH 6020 Fundamentals of Social and Behavioral Science (3)
PubH 6741 Ethics in Public Health Professional Practice and Policy (1) or PubH 6742 Ethics in Public Health Research and Policy (1)

EnHS Division Core Requirements - 12 Credits
PubH 6103 Exposure to Environmental Hazards (2)
PubH 6104 Environmental Health Effects: Introduction to Toxicology (2)
PubH 6105 Environmental and Occupational Health Policy (2)
PubH 7194 Environmental Health Masters Project (3)
PubH 7196 Field Experience in Environmental Health (3)

Occupational Environmental Epidemiology Core - 14 Credits
PubH 6342 Epidemiology II (3)
PubH 6343 Epidemiology III (3)
PubH 6451 Biostatistics II (4)
PubH 6140 Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology (2)
PubH 6130 Occupational and Environmental Medicine: Principles and Practice (2)
PubH 6193 Advanced Topics in Human Exposure Science (2)

Content Area and Supporting Credits - 5-8 Credits
In consultation with advisor. Selected to develop specific competencies and interests.

TOTAL CREDITS: 42-47

 


 

PhD CURRICULUM

Epidemiology and Biostatistics Core Methods - 16 Credits
PubH 8140 Validity Concepts in Epidemiological Research (2)
PubH 8341 Advanced Epidemiologic Methods: Concepts (3)
PubH 8342 Advanced Epidemiologic Methods: Applications (3)
PubH 8300 Synthesis and Application of Methods in Epidemiologic Research (3)
PubH 7401 Fundamentals of Biostatistical Inference (4)
Grad 8200 Teaching for Learning (1)

Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Core - 9-11 Credits
PubH 6140 Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology (2)
PubH 6130 Occupational and Environmental Medicine: Principles and Practice (2)
PubH 6193 Advanced Topics in Human Exposure Science (2)
GRAD 8101 Teaching in Higher Education (3) or GRAD 8200 Teaching and Learning Topics in Higher Education (1)
PUBH 6348 Writing Research Grants (2)

Interdisciplinary Training - 4-8 Credits
PubH 8120 Occupational Health and Safety Research Seminar (1) 4 cr minimum)

Ethics - 1 Credit
PubH 6742 Ethics in Public Health: Research and Policy (1)

Advanced Epidemiology and Biostatistics - 6-10 Credits
PubH 6363 Design and Analysis of Group Randomized Trials (3)
PubH 7402 Biostatistical Modeling and Methods (4)
PubH 7407 Analysis of Categorical data (3)
PubH 7420 Clinical trials: Design, Implementation and Analysis (3)
PubH 7430 Methods for Correlated Data (3)
PubH 7435 Latent Variable Modeling (3)
PubH 7440 Intro to Bayesian Analysis (3)
PubH 7450 Survival Analysis (3)
PubH 7460 Advanced Statistical Computing (3)
PubH 8142 Epidemiology and Uncertainty Analysis (2)
EPSY 8268 Hierarchical Linear Modeling in Educational Research (3)
EPSY 8282 Statistical Analysis of Longitudinal data (3)

Content Area and Supporting coursework - 10-15 Credits
In consultation with advisory committee. Selected to develop specific competencies and interests. For trainees with a masters degree from another field more background work in epidemiology and environmental and occupational health will be emphasized.

Dissertation Research - 24 Credits

TOTAL CREDITS: 70-84

 

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