Graduate Public Health Education

Graduate Public Health Education

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN HEALTH SCIENCES WITH SPECIALIZATION IN PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATION

This specialization leads students to careers in leadership roles in planning, management, and evaluation of public health programs. Graduates may pursue job placements in a variety of settings including hospitals, managed care organizations, health departments, health insurance companies, health centers, senior citizens’ agencies, and substance abuse agencies.

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Course requirements

 COURSE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

 

Required Core - 18 credits

 

HLTH 605     

Environmental, Occupational Health & Safety

3

HLTH 614

Advanced Epidemiology

3

HLTH 616

Techniques of Health Research

3

HTLH 626

Health Care Organization

3

HLTH 629

Health Education: Theory and Practice

3

HLTH 660

Thesis or Department Project

3

 

Restricted Electives - minimum of 6 credits

 

HLTH 610

Contemporary Trends in Comm. Mental  Health

3

HLTH 620

Evidence Based Public Health

3

HLTH 630

Trends and issues in Substance Abuse

3

HLTH 637

Health Law

3

HLTH 638

Fiscal Management

3

HLTH 647

Health Disparities in Diverse Populations

3

 

Elective Courses - up to 12 credits 

 

HLTH 500

Managed Health Care

3

HLTH 501

Administration of Managed Health Care Plans

3

HLTH 504

Adolescent Health

3

HLTH 510

Field Study and Travel Seminar: International Health Management

3

HLTH 604

Community Nutrition

3

HTLH 612

Community Organization for Health

3

HLTH 616

Coordinating School and Comm Health Programs

3

HLTH 617

Health Administration Theory and Practice

3

HLTH 618

Health Economics

3

HLTH 621

Seminar in Comprehensive Hlth Planning

3

HLTH 622

Health Personnel Management

3

HLTH 633

Consumer Health

3

HLTH 635

Public Health Issues of Immigration

3

HLTH 641

Methods and Curriculum in Health Education

3

HLTH 645

Family Life and Sex Education

3

HLTH 650

Development of Substance Awareness Programs

3

 

Professional Sequence - 6 credits

 

HlTH 6091

Supervised Field Training

6

Notes: ¹ An additional six credit residency is required for those students who do not have experience in the health field. The residency can be waived with documentation from an employer

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