Public Health, Executive M.P.H. - Management and Leadership

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The program course outline and graduation requirements for this catalog year are listed below.  The department website provides an overview of the program, including admission requirements, faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers:


Program Sequence - 42 Credits

As sequencing changes, it is highly recommended that students meet with their program advisor to finalize a list of requirements for graduation.  

C+ or higher required in all courses
Any course with an earned grade of less than "C+" must be repeated (the next time the course is offered) and passed with a minimum of "C+". In addition, students cannot repeat a course in the core or specialization more than once. 

Required Courses - 33-36 Credits

PCH 500 – Foundations of Public Health – 3 credits*
PCH 510 – Environmental Health – 3 credits
PCH 515 – Biostatistics – 3 credits
PCH 516 – Public Health Research – 3 credits
PCH 520 – Social and Behavioral Foundations in PH – 3 credits
PCH 525 - Diversity in Health Organizations- 3 credits
PCH 548 – Public Health Administration – 3 credits
PCH 549 – Public Health Leadership – 3 credits
PCH 550 – Strategic Planning for Health Organizations – 3 credits
PCH 551 – Epidemiology – 3 credits
PCH 564 – Health Systems and Policy – 3 credits
PCH 595 – Public Health Internship – 3 credits

*PCH 500 may be waived for students that enter the program with foundational knowledge as identified during the admissions process.

Electives - 3-6 Credits
Choose 3-6 credits to apply towards the elective credit requirement.  These courses must be offered at the graduate level and be selected with advisement.   

Capstone - 3 Credits
PCH 593 – Special Project Capstone 
Note: An overall grade point average of 3.0 is required to begin the capstone and for graduation.