MPH Coursework Roadmap

American Board of Pediatrics exam is in October. Public health coursework begins after boards - Spring (Jan) semester.

Spring 2019

HM 801, HM 803 – 6 credits

Summer 2019

HM 802, HM 805, Elective – 9 credits

Fall 2019

HM 804, HM 806, Elective – 9 credits

Spring 2020

HM 854, HM 827, Elective – 7 credits

Summer 2020

Elective, Selective – 6 credits

Fall 2020

HM 892, HM 893 – 6 credits


Foundational Courses:
  • HM 801 – Introduction to Public Health
  • HM 854 – Health Equity Framework for Public Health Practice
  • HM 827 – Principles of Public Health Leadership
Student’s choice of *one* of the following (Selectives):
  • HM 807 – Practical Application and Critical Thinking Synthesis in Public Health
  • HM 853 – Public Health Program & Intervention Evaluation
  • HM 880 – Student Design and Research Methods for Public Health Practice
Core courses:  
  • HM 802 – Biostatistics for Public Health
  • HM 803 – Epidemiology for Public Health
  • HM 804 – Public Health Administration
  • HM 805 – Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health
  • HM 806 – Environmental Factors of Health
Culminating Experience courses:
  • HM 892 – Public Health Practicum
  • HM 893 – Public Health Capstone
Elective Courses Areas:
Must take 12 elective credits minimum
  • Policy/Administration
  • Global/Cultural
  • Epidemiology/Biostats/Surveillance
  • Infectious Disease
  • Nutrition