Master of Public Health Online

NEW 100% Online Program – available for Fall 2017 start.

The Master of Public Health Online (48 credit hours) is an interdisciplinary degree that provides education and training for part-time or full-time students who wish to begin a career or complete an MPH degree while employed. Students gain foundational knowledge and skills in program planning, budgeting, management, policy, and ethics. In addition, students complete one of two tracks, thereby simultaneously completing requirements for the MPH degree and a Graduate Certificate in either Global Health or Geographic Information Systems. Program graduates will contribute to the expansion and enhancement of a competent public health workforce that is needed for advancing the health of the population in Texas and beyond.

Program focuses on core public health competencies, health management & policy as well as your elective area.
Elective options include Global Health or Geographic Information Systems.

2017-2018 Curriculum (48 SCH)

Core MPH Competencies (see below) / Course Descriptions / Sequence of Coursework

Required Courses:
BACH 5300 Theoretical Foundations of Individual & Community Health (3 SCH)
BIOS 5300 Principles of Biostatistics (3 SCH)
EOHS 5300 Environmental Determinants of Health (3 SCH)
EPID 5300 Principles of Epidemiology (3 SCH)
HMAP 5300 Introduction to Health Management & Policy (3
HMAP 5320 Health Services Management (3 SCH)
HMAP 6320 Leadership for Public Health (3 SCH)
HMAP 6360 Ethical Issues in Public Health (3 SCH)
BACH 5340 Community Assessment and Program Planning (3 SCH)
HMAP 5340 Public Health Law (3 SCH)
HMAP 5312 Health Politics and Policy (3 SCH)
PHED 5000 Certified in Public Health Examination (0 SCH)

Practice Experience:
PHED 5297 Public Health Practice Experience (3 SCH)

Elective Courses: 12 SCH (select Global Health or GIS track)

Global Health Track
BACH 5328 Introduction to Global Health
EOHS 5313 Topics in Global Health Food Securities
EOHS 5318 Diseases from Animals to Humans
EOHS 5312 Food Safety: Farm to Form
EOHS 5324 Water & Public Health (select either 5312 or 5324)

Geographic Information Systems
EOHS 5362 GIS in Public Health
EOHS 5364 Geographic Distribution of Health and Disease
EOHS 6366 Geospatial Applications
EPID 6318 Epidemiology Surveillance

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