MPH Program in Urban Health Disparities

MPH Program in Urban Health Disparities

MPH Curriculum

 

The MPH degree at CDU is a 5 semesters, 42 minimum credit hours competency-based curriculum.  Students are admitted to the program in the Fall semester only under a fulltime cohort model.  The MPH program accepts up to 25 students per cohort per year. All MPH courses are 3 units each. Courses are delivered during the evening hours (6-9 pm), Tuesday-Thursday, convenient for working adult students. The 42 hour curriculum is structured as follows:

  • MPH 502: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health 
  • MPH 511: Principles of Epidemiology
  • MPH 512: Principles of Biostatistics
  • MPH 513: Program Planning and Evaluation
  • MPH 520: Public Health Biology
  • MPH 521: Environmental Determinants of Health
  • MPH 522: Social & Behavioral Theories in Public Health
  • MPH 523: Health Policy & Management
  • MPH 524: Community Organization in Urban Settings
  • MPH 526: Health Education and Communication
  • MPH 527: Race, Culture & Public Health
  • MPH 530 Public Health Seminar
  • MPH 581: Research Methods
  • MPH 590: Public Health Practicum (300 hours)
  • MPH 595: Culminating Experience
    • Capstone Project
    • Thesis
    • Grant Proposal

 

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