MPH Epidemiology: Sample Course Sequences

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Started Program Before Fall 2017

Full-Time (2 years without summer courses)

Sample Full-Time Course Sequence for the Epidemiology MPH Program (2 years without summer courses)

COURSE

TITLE

CREDITS

Fall Semester 1

EPIB 610

Foundations in Epidemiology

3

EPIB 650

Biostatistics I

3

HLTH 665

Health Behavior I (or other core MPH course)*

3

Elective

EPIB 697 Public Health Data Management (recommended)

3

Spring Semester 1

EPIB 611

Intermediate Epidemiology

3

EPIB 651

Biostatistics II

3

EPIB 620

Chronic Disease Epidemiology

3

HLSA 601 

Introduction to Health Systems (or other core MPH course)

3

EPIB 641

Public Health Research Ethics           

1

Fall Semester 2

EPIB 612

Epidemiologic Study Design

3

EPIB 622

Social Determinants of Health

3

Elective/
EPIB 799

Elective or Master’s Thesis Research (6 credits split over 2 semesters)

3

MIEH 600

Foundations of Environmental Health (or other core MPH course)

3

Spring Semester 2

EPIB 785

Internship in Public Health

3

EPIB 799/
786

Master’s Thesis Research or Capstone Project in Public Health

3

*The core MPH courses are offered each semester and usually during the summer session and include EPIB 610 Foundations in Epidemiology; EPIB 650 Biostatistics I; HLSA 601 Introduction to Health Systems; HLTH 665 Health Behavior I; and MIEH 600 Foundations in Environmental Health.

Part-Time (3½ years without summer courses)

Sample Part-Time Course Sequence for the Epidemiology MPH Program (3½ years without summer courses)

COURSE

TITLE

CREDITS

Fall Semester 1

EPIB 610

Foundations in Epidemiology

3

EPIB 650

Biostatistics I

3

Elective

EPIB 697 Public Health Data Management (recommended)

3

Spring Semester 1

EPIB 611

Intermediate Epidemiology

3

EPIB 651

Biostatistics II

3

Fall Semester 2

EPIB 612

Epidemiologic Study Design

3

EPIB 622

Social Determinants of Health

3

Spring Semester 2

EPIB 620

Chronic Disease Epidemiology

3

HLSA 601 

Introduction to Health Systems (or other core MPH course)

3

EPIB 641

Public Health Research Ethics           

1

Fall Semester 3

 

HLTH 665

Health Behavior I (or other core MPH course)*

3

MIEH 600

Foundations of Environmental Health (or other core MPH course)

3

Spring Semester 3

EPIB 799

Elective or Master’s Thesis Research (6 credits split over 2 semesters)

3

EPIB 785

Internship in Public Health

3

Fall Semester 4

EPIB 799

Master’s Thesis Research or Capstone Project in Public Health

3

*The core MPH courses are offered each semester and usually during the summer session and include EPIB 610 Foundations in Epidemiology; EPIB 650 Biostatistics I; HLSA 601 Introduction to Health Systems; HLTH 665 Health Behavior I; and MIEH 600 Foundations in Environmental Health.

Started Program in Fall 2017 or Later

Full-Time (2 years without summer courses)

Sample Full-Time Course Sequence for the Epidemiology MPH Program (2 years without summer courses)

COURSE

TITLE

CREDITS

Fall Semester 1

EPIB 610

Foundations in Epidemiology*

3

EPIB 650

Biostatistics I*

3

EPIB 697

Public Health Data Management 

3

HLTH 665

Health Behavior I (or other core MPH course)*

3

Spring Semester 1

EPIB 611

Intermediate Epidemiology

3

EPIB 651

Biostatistics II

3

EPIB 641

Public Health Research Ethics      

1

HLSA 601 

Introduction to Health Systems (or other core MPH course)*

3

Elective

Selected with Advisement   

3

Fall Semester 2

EPIB 612

Epidemiologic Study Design

3

MIEH 600

Foundations of Environmental Health (or other core MPH course)*

3

Elective

Selected with Advisement  

3

Elective

Selected with Advisement  

3

Spring Semester 2

EPIB 785

Internship in Public Health

3

EPIB 786

Capstone Project in Public Health

3

*The 5 core MPH courses are taught every semester. They are also taught online during the summer session.

Part-Time (3½ years without summer courses)

Sample Part-Time Course Sequence for the Epidemiology MPH Program (3½ years without summer courses)

COURSE

TITLE

CREDITS

Fall Semester 1

EPIB 610

Foundations in Epidemiology*

3

EPIB 650

Biostatistics I*

3

Spring Semester 1

EPIB 611

Intermediate Epidemiology

3

EPIB 651

Biostatistics II

3

EPIB 641

Public Health Research Ethics

1

Fall Semester 2

EPIB 612

Epidemiologic Study Design

3

EPIB 697

Public Health Data Management 

3

Spring Semester 2

HLTH 665

Health Behavior I (or other core MPH course)*

3

Elective

Selected with Advisement

3

Fall Semester 3

HLSA 601

Introduction to Health Systems (or other core MPH course)*

3

Elective

Selected with Advisement

3

Spring Semester 3

MIEH 600

Foundations of Environmental Health (or other core MPH course)*

3

Elective

Selected with Advisement

3

Fall Semester 4

EPIB 785

Internship in Public Health

3

EPIB 786

Capstone Project in Public Health

3

*The 5 core MPH courses are taught every semester. They are also taught online during the summer session.

Part-Time (3 years with summer courses)

Sample Part-Time Course Sequence for the Epidemiology MPH Program (3 years with summer courses)

COURSE

TITLE

CREDITS

Summer Term 1

MIEH 600

Foundations of Environmental Health (or other core MPH course)*

3

Fall Semester 1

EPIB 610

Foundations in Epidemiology*

3

EPIB 650

Biostatistics I*

3

Spring Semester 1

EPIB 611

Intermediate Epidemiology

3

EPIB 651

Biostatistics II

3

EPIB 641

Public Health Research Ethics           

1

Summer Term 2

HLTH 665

Health Behavior I (or other core MPH course)*

3

Fall Semester 2

EPIB 612

Epidemiologic Study Design

3

EPIB 697

Public Health Data Management

 

Spring Semester 2

Elective

Selected with Advisement

3

Elective

Selected with Advisement

 

Summer Term 3

HLSA 601

Introduction to Health Systems (or other core MPH course)*

3

Fall Semester 3

EPIB 785

Internship in Public Health

3

Elective

Selected with Advisement

 

Spring Semester 3

EPIB 786

Capstone Project in Public Health

3

*The 5 core MPH courses are taught every semester. They are also taught online during the summer session.