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Admissions Requirements

  • Official transcripts reflecting an earned bachelor’s degree, with a 3.0 or higher grade point average for the last 60 undergraduate or the last 18 graduate/post-baccalaureate credit hours completed.

  • Foreign Transcripts: Official transcripts or mark sheets of college level work not in English or in the standard U.S. grading scale must be sent to a credential evaluation service for translation.
    Transcripts must carry the signature of a responsible official in which the work was done and the seal of that institution, or must be certified true copies of the original records. If transcripts do not show the degree earned and the date on which it was conferred, official degree statements must also be provided

  • Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores taken within the last five years.

  • Three letters of recommendation from academic or professional references.

  • A resume reflecting one or more years of work/volunteer history related to health and/or human services.

  • A one-page personal statement.

  • Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores are required of all applicants whose primary language is not English or whose undergraduate degree is from a college or university outside of the United States.

CORE COURSES
CPH 500FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC HEALTH3
CPH 504EPIDEMIOLOGY IN PUBLIC HEALTH3
CPH 506BIOSTATISTICS3
CPH 514PLANNING AND EVALUATION3
CPH 539PUBLIC HEALTH: LEADERSHIP AND ADVOCACY3
CONCENTRATION COURSES
CPH 501HEALTH BEHAVIOR3
CPH 505APPLIED RESEARCH IN PUBLIC HEALTH3
CPH 534INTERVENTIONS IN HEALTH PROMOTION3
CPH 545INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH DISPARITIES AND HEALTH EQUITY3
ELECTIVES9
SERVICE LEARNING/CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE
CPH 528SERVICE LEARNING FOR MPH3
CPH 529CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE3
Total Credit Hours42

Concentration Competencies

HPROMPH1 Apply scientific theories and models in planning health promotion program, policy, systems, and environmental change strategies.
HPROMPH2 Analyze and address contexts and key factors relevant to the implementation of evidence-informed health promotion strategies.
HPROMPH3 Develop rigorous projects to improve public health outcomes, community wellbeing, and reduce health disparities.
HPROMPH4 Demonstrate skills needed to coordinate and facilitate community partnerships to prioritize community needs, identify community assets, and create action to improve public health outcomes and reduce health disparities.
HPROMPH5 Apply administrative and management plans for health promotion strategies using a systems approach.