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Advanced Professional MPH in Applied Biostatistics and Epidemiology

The Applied Biostatistics and Epidemiology track advances your ability to engage in clinical and population-based research with quantitative and mixed methods data skills.

Requirements

2022-23 Matriculation
The Advanced Professional M.P.H. degree requires a total of 16 course units. The Advanced Professional M.P.H. in Applied Biostatistics and Epidemiology requires the student to complete or acquire an exemption from the following courses. If a course is waived, a substitute course must be identified.

MPH Core Courses (7 Course Units)

  • BIS 515 Accelerated Biostatistics - 2 units
  • SBS 505 Accelerated Social Foundations of Health - 1 unit
  • CDE 515 Accelerated Epidemiology - 1 unit
  • EPH 510 Health Policy and Health Care Systems - 1 unit
  • EPH 513 Major Health Threats: Determinants and Solutions - 1 unit

One of the following (public health practice requirement):

  • EPH 500 Public Health Practicum - 1 unit
  • HPM 555 Health Policy or Health Care Management Practicum - 1 unit
  • HPM 556 Advanced Health Policy Practicum - 1 unit
  • EPH 555 Clinic in Climate Justice, Climate Policy, Law, and Public Health - 1 unit
  • EMD/SBS 588 Health Justice Practicum - 1 unit
  • EMD/SBS 596 Health Justice: Theory to Practice - 1 units
  • SBS 541 Community Health Program Evaluation - 1 unit
Integrated Learning Experience (0 course units)

Track Courses (6 Course Units)

  • CDE 534 Applied Analytic Methods in Epidemiology - 1 unit

Two of the following (additional data analysis-related courses may be added to the list with advisor approval):

  • BIS 621 or BIS 623 Regression Models for Public Health or Advanced Regression Analysis - 1 unit
  • BIS 628 Longitudinal and Multilevel Data Analysis - 1 unit
  • BIS 630 Applied Survival Analysis - 1 unit
  • S&DS 563 Multivariate Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences - 1 unit
  • BIS 540 Fundamentals of Clinical Trials
  • EHS 568 Introduction to GIS for Public Health
  • BIS 560 Introduction to Health Informatics
  • BIS 633 Population and Public Health Informatics
  • ENAS 523 Data and Clinical Decision-Making
  • S&DS 530/ENV 757 Data Exploration and Analysis
  • PLSC 349 Visualization of Political and Social Data
  • EHS 531 Systematic Reviews, Meta-Analyses, and Meta-Research
  • EMD 553 Transmission Dynamic Models for Understanding Infectious Diseases
  • AMTH 361 Data Analysis
  • EHS 569 Advanced GIS Workshop

Two additional biostatistics and/or epidemiology-related courses - 2 units

One of the following capstone courses:

  • SBS 574 Developing a Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Intervention - 1 unit
  • CDE 617 Developing a Research Proposal - 1 unit
  • EPH 608 Frontiers of Public Health - 1 unit

Elective Courses (3 Course Units)