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Master of Public Health - Generalist

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Admission Requirements

The following materials are required to be considered for admissions:

  1. A completed online application form
  2. Official transcripts with bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  3. Three letters of recommendation
  4. Personal statement addressing interest in public health and career goals
  5. Resume/CV

Applicants must meet the general requirements for admission to the Office of Graduate Studies. The minimum requirements for admission into the graduate program are:

  1. A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better is required for regular admission status.  An applicant with an undergraduate GPA not meeting the minimum requirements may be admitted under provisional status, provided they meet the academic standards of the department without excessive deficiencies in prerequisites.
  2. C average (or higher) in College Algebra.
  3. International applicants must submit an evaluation of their undergraduate transcript including a course-by-course breakdown with a calculated GPA. 
  4. International applicants must submit a TOEFL or IELTS
  5. A minimum of one-year experience in a public health or healthcare setting is preferred.

Curriculum

Code

Title

Hours

PRVM 800

Principles of Epidemiology

3

PRVM 804

Community Health Assessment, Intervention and Advocacy

3

PRVM 827

Public Health Administration

3

PRVM 830

Environmental Health

3

PRVM 861

Leadership in Public Health

3

PRVM 875Management of Public Health Data3
PRVM 877Health Communication3

 

Generalist concentration (min. 15 credit hours

Code

Title

Hours

EVRN 721

Environmental Regulation and Policy

3

PFS 801

Interprersonal and Persuasive Communication Skills for Managers

3

PRVM 845

Health, Society and Culture

3

PUAD 836

Data-Driven Decision Making

3

PUAD 863

Program Evaluation

3

Internship (3 hours)

PRVM 891 Public Health Internship

Public health capstone (3 hours)

PRVM 893 Public Health Capstone

 

Graduate certificate in epidemiology


Admission Requirements

The following materials are required to be considered for admissions

  1. A completed online application form
  2. Official transcripts 
  3. Evidence of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Requirements:

For admission into the graduate certificate in public health practice, the applicant must meet the general requirements for admission to the Office of Graduate Studies.

The minimum requirements for admission into the graduate program are:

  1. A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better is required for regular admission status.  An applicant with an undergraduate GPA not meeting the minimum requirements may be admitted under provisional status, provided they meet the academic standards of the department without excessive deficiencies in prerequisites.
  2. C average (or higher) in College Algebra.
  3. A minimum of one-year experience in a public health or healthcare setting (preferred).

Curriculum

Required Courses (12 credit hours):

PRVM 800Principles of Epidemiology3
PRVM 841Advanced Epidemiology3
PRVM 842Advanced Epidemiology II3

PRVM 875

or

BIOS 820

Management of Public Health Data

or

Statistical Computing SAS Base I

3


 

Graduate certificate in public health practice, policy and management


Admission Requirements

The following materials are required to be considered for admissions:

  1. A completed online application form
  2. Official transcripts 
  3. Evidence of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Requirements

For admission into the graduate certificate in public health practice, the applicant must meet the general requirements for admission to the Office of Graduate Studies.

The minimum requirements for admission into the graduate program are:

  1. A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better is required for regular admission status.  An applicant with an undergraduate GPA not meeting the minimum requirements may be admitted under provisional status, provided they meet the academic standards of the department without excessive deficiencies in prerequisites.
  2. C average (or higher) in College Algebra.
  3. A minimum of one-year experience in a public health or healthcare setting.

Curriculum
Required Courses (12 credit hours):

PRVM 828Designing Public Health Interventions3
PRVM 845Health, Society and Culture3
PRVM 851Public Health Policy and Law3
PRVM 879Budgeting and Human Resource Management3

 

Graduate certificate in essentials of public health

 

Admission Requirements

The following materials are required to be considered for admissions:

  1. A completed online application form
  2. Official transcripts
  3. Evidence of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Requirements

For admission into the graduate certificate in public health practice, the applicant must meet the general requirements for admission to the Office of Graduate Studies.

The minimum requirements for admission into the graduate program are:

  1. A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better is required for regular admission status.  An applicant with an undergraduate GPA not meeting the minimum requirements may be admitted under provisional status, provided they meet the academic standards of the department without excessive deficiencies in prerequisites.
  2. C average (or higher) in College Algebra.
  3. A minimum of one-year experience in a public health or healthcare setting.

Curriculum

Required Courses (12 credit hours):

PRVM 800Principles of Epidemiology3
PRVM 827Public Health Administration3
PRVM 830Environmental Health3
PRVM 875Management of Public Health Data3

 

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