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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 502HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION3
CPH 562HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS3
CPH 565HEALTH CARE FINANCE3
CPH 566HEALTH POLICY3
CPH 580HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY AND BEHAVIOR3
Selective Requirements6
PUBLIC HEALTH LAW
U.S. HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS: AN OVERVIEW
STRATEGIC PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT IN PUBLIC HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
HEALTH ECONOMICS
Service Learning/Capstone Experience
CPH 528SERVICE LEARNING FOR MPH3
CPH 529CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE3
Total Credit Hours42

Concentration Competencies

HSRAMPH1 Demonstrate the skills to analyze and resolve organizational issues through a multidisciplinary systems-based approach.
HSRAMPH2 Demonstrate the skills to evaluate financial and managerial performance, perform asset valuation, conduct operating and capital budget analysis, and undertake financial decision-making in public health and health services organizations.
HSRAMPH3 Apply relevant theories and identify principles, best practices, and challenges of human resources management in health care organizations.
HSRAMPH4 Summarize the legal, political, social, and economic issues that impact the structure, financing, and delivery of health services within health systems in the US.
HSRAMPH5 Examine information about health policy issues and problems, and evaluate alternative policy options for these issues.