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INFORMATION FOR

Advanced Professional MPH in Preventive Medicine

This program is designed for physicians doing residencies or fellowships in preventive medicine as part of their board eligibility.

Requirements

2022-23 Matriculation
The Advanced Professional MPH degree requires a total of 16 course units. The Advanced Professional MPH in Preventive Medicine 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 Practicum in Climate Change, Sustainability, and Public Health - 1 unit
  • EMD/SBS 588 Health Justice Practicum - 1 unit
  • EMD/SBS 596 Health Justice: Theory to Practice - 1 unit
  • SBS 541 Community Health Program Evaluation - 1 unit
Integrated Learning Experience

Track Courses (7 course units)

  • EHS 575 Introduction to Occupational and Environmental Medicine - 1 unit
  • HPM 570 Cost-Effectiveness Analysis and Decision Making - 1 unit
  • CDE 534 Applied Analytic Methods in Epidemiology - 1 unit

One of the following:

  • CDE 572 Obesity Prevention and Lifestyle Interventions - 1 unit
  • SBS 594 Maternal-Child Public Health Nutrition - 1 unit
  • CDE 562 Nutrition and Chronic Disease - 1 unit
  • CDE 551 Global Noncommunicable Disease - 1 unit

One of the following:

  • BIS 540 Fundamentals of Clinical Trials - 1 unit
  • CDE 650 Introduction to Evidence-Based Medicine and Health Care - 1 unit
  • SBS 676 Questionnaire Development - 1 unit
  • SBS 580 Qualitative Research Methods in Public Health - 1 unit
  • EMD 533 Implementation Science- 1 unit
  • EHS 531 Systematic Reviews, Meta-Analyses, and Meta-Research- 1 unit

One of the following:

  • EHS 503 Public Health Toxicology - 1 unit
  • EHS 511 Principles of Risk Assessment - 1 unit
  • EHS 573 Epidemiological Issues in Occupational and Environmental Medicine - 1 unit
  • EHS 508 Environmental and Occupational Exposure Sciences - 1 unit

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 (2 course units)