Public Health, M.P.H. - Health Promotion (Online option)

Public Health |View/Print PDF

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: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/public-health/programs

Program Sequence - 48 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 - 36 Credits
PCH 500 – Foundations of Public Health – 3 credits
PCH 504 – Health Promotion Practice – 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 Found on PH – 3 credits
PCH 548 – Public Health Administration – 3 credits
PCH 551 – Epidemiology – 3 credits
PCH 564 – Health Systems and Policy – 3 credits
PCH 577 – Program Planning and Evaluation – 3 credits
PCH 586 – Health Promotion Methods – 3 credits
PCH 595 – Public Health Internship – 3 credits

Electives - 9 credits
Choose 9 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 – 3 credits
Note: An overall grade point average of 3.0 is required to begin the capstone and for graduation.