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Public Health - Ph.D. Program Requirements

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 I. MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (55 credits)
Course Title Credits
Prerequisites
BST 52019 Biostatistics in Public Health 4
EHS 52018 Environmental Health Concepts in Public Health
3
EPI 52017 Fundamentals of Public Health Epidemiology 3
HPM 52016 Public Health Administration 3
Core Courses - Research Tools
BST 73011 Multivariate Analysis in Public Health 3
EPI 72028 Methods of Evidence Based Public Health 3
HPM 72030 Grant Writing in Public Health 3
SBS 50020 Social and Behavioral Science Theories
3
Dissertation
PH 80199 Dissertation I 15
  80299 Dissertation II 15
 II. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (36 credits)
Epidemiology (36)
Health Policy and Management (36)
Prevention Science (36)
MINIMUM TOTAL 91

Epidemiology Concentration

CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (36 credits)
Course Title Credits
Content Specific Method Courses
BST 83012 Survival Analysis in Public Health
3
  83013 Experimental Designs in Public Health Research
3
EPI 83017 Epidemiological Analysis
3
Content Specific Courses
EPI 73024 Emerging Issues in Chronic Disease Epidemiology
3

73025 Emerging Issues in Infectious Disease Epidemiology
3

73026 Design and Implementation of Health Surveys
3

73027 Biological Basis of Public Health
3

73033 Environmental Epidemiology
3
Content Related Electives 12
Content related elective courses should be selected by the student with a faculty advisor, depending upon the student's research interest. It may occur within the College of Public Health or in  other disciplines outside the college.
TOTAL 36


Health Policy and Management Concentration

CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (36 credits)
Course Title Credits
Content Specific Method Courses
BST 83014 Applied Regression Analysis of Public Health Data
3
EPI 83017 Epidemiological Analysis 3
HPM 73031 Public Health Policy Analysis
3
Content Specific Courses
HPM 72015 Emerging Issues in Public Health Policy and Management
3

73021 Health Care Finance
3

73022 Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations
3

73023 Operations Management in Public Health
3
SBS
80198 Directed Research in Prevention Science
3
Content Related Electives 12
Content related elective courses should be selected by the student with a faculty advisor, depending upon the student's research interest. It may occur within the College of Public Health or in  other disciplines outside the college.
TOTAL 36

Prevention Science Concentration

CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (36 credits)
Course Title Credits
Content Specific Method Courses
BST 73010 Qualitative Methods for Public Health Research
3
  83014 Applied Regression Analysis of Public Health Data
3
EPI 73029 Public Health Surveillance Systems
3
Content Specific Courses
SBS 73018 Theories of Prevention Science I
3

73019 Theories of Prevention Science II
3

73020 Advanced Methods in Prevention Science
3

80100 Emerging Issues in Prevention Science
3
  80198 Directed Research in Prevention Science
3
Content Related Electives 12
Content related elective courses should be selected by the student with a faculty advisor, depending upon the student's research interest. It may occur within the College of Public Health or in  other disciplines outside the college.
TOTAL 36