Public Health, Master of Public Health (MPH)

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Taught on the semester system.

Note:

  • to apply for this program, an individual must have an undergraduate degree and GPA 3.0 meeting the EWU graduate school requirements;
Required Core
HSAD 500SHEALTH SYSTEMS 4
HSAD 510SHEALTH LAW AND FINANCE4
HSAD 520SADMINISTRATION AND LEADERSHIP IN HEALTH SERVICES4
HSAD 540SHEALTH POLICY4
PUBH 500SORIENTATION TO PUBLIC HEALTH 11
PUBH 501SFURTHER HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF PUBLIC HEALTH1
PUBH 560SFOUNDATIONS IN EPIDEMIOLOGY3
PUBH 561SSOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL EPIDEMIOLOGY AND ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTH3
PUBH 563SRESEARCH, BIOSTATISTICS AND OTHER WAYS OF ‘KNOWING’3
PUBH 564SENVIRONMENTAL AND OCCUPATIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGY AND RESPONSE3
PUBH 565SCOMBATTING HEALTH INEQUALITIES3
PUBH 572SHEALTH RISK MANAGEMENT AND RESPONSE3
PUBH 573SHEALTH PROGRAM PLANNING, EVALUATION AND PROCESS IMPROVEMENT3
PUBH 582SPROFESSIONALISM IN PUBLIC HEALTH 11
PUBH 583SPROFESSIONALISM IN PUBLIC HEALTH 21
PUBH 585SRESEARCH PROJECT PROPOSAL 11
PUBH 586SRESEARCH PROJECT PREPARATION 21
PUBH 587SRESEARCH PROJECT2
PUBH 595SINTERNSHIP6
Required Electives–choose one from the following3
SEMINAR IN HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
SEMINAR IN PUBLIC HEALTH PREPAREDNESS
SEMINAR IN HEALTH PROMOTION
EXPERIMENTAL
WORKSHOP IN PUBLIC HEALTH
SEMINAR IN EPIDEMIOLOGY
INDEPENDENT STUDY
Total Credits54

Student Learning Objectives—students will

  • develop leadership and managerial skills in public health;
  • assess population health needs;
  • develop public health research skills;
  • understand and apply evidence-based strategies to inform professional practice;
  • develop cultural sensitivity for working with diverse populations;
  • develop professional communication skills;
  • demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning.