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Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Department of Environmental & Occupational Health

Department of Public Health Policy & Management

Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences

Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics: M.S.P.H. in Biostatistics

 SRPH Core Areas

Section Course Credits
PHEB 600 Fundamentals of Epidemiology 3 cr hrs
PHPM 601
or
PHPM 605
Rural Public Health Systems

Introduction to Health Policy and Management
3 cr hrs

 Biostatistics Concentration Courses

Section Course Credits
STAT 604
or PHEB 612

Special Problems in Statistical Computations and Analysis
Data Management Computing

3 cr hrs
STAT 610 Theory of Statistics I 3 cr hrs
STAT 611 Theory of Statistics II 3 cr hrs
STAT 641 The Methods of Statistics I 3 cr hrs
STAT 642 The Methods of Statistics II 3 cr hrs
STAT 643 Biostatistics I 3 cr hrs
STAT 644 Biostatistics II 3 cr hrs
Elective* (1 course) 3 cr hrs
PHEB 690 Thesis Development 3 cr hrs
PHEB 691 Thesis Research 3 cr hrs
    36 credit hours

*Note: M.S.P.H. Biostatistics students will be encouraged to take their elective in one area of public health usually Epidemiology, Occupational and Environmental Health, or Health Policy & Management


Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics: M.S.P.H. in Epidemiology

SRPH Core Areas

Section Course Credits
PHPM 601
or
PHPM 605
or
PHSB 603
or
PHEO 600
Rural Public Health Systems

Introduction to Health Policy and Management

Social & Behavioral Determinants of Health

Principles of Environmental/Occupational Health
6 cr hrs**
PHEB 600 Fundamentals of Epidemiology 3 cr hrs
PHEB 602
or
STAT 651
Biostatistics

Statistics in Research I
3 cr hrs

Epidemiology Concentration Courses                                                    Return to top

 

Section Course Credits

PHEB 610

Epidemiological Methods I

3 cr hrs

PHEB 612

Data Management/Computing

3 cr hrs

PHEB 6xx

Content Epidemiology (from among PHEB 619-625)

3 cr hrs

PHEB 6xx

Content Epidemiology (from among PHEB 619-625)

3 cr hrs

PHEB 603

or STAT 652

Biostatistics II

Statistics in Research II

3 cr hrs

PHEB 689

Sampling

3 cr hrs

PHEB 609

or

PHEB 611

Categorical Data Analysis


Epidemiological Methods II

3 cr hrs

PHEB 691

Thesis Research

3 cr hrs

   

36 credit hours

**Note: Students will be required to take any two of four public health courses listed; all students required to take courses in epidemiology and biostatistics. Students will be strongly encouraged to take SRPH 690 Thesis Development for 3 additional credit hours to assist in developing their thesis proposals during the summer between their first and second years in the program.

 

 

Department of Environmental & Occupational Health: M.S.P.H. with a Concentration in Environmental & Occupational Health

SRPH Core Areas

Section Course Credits
PHEB 600 Fundamentals of Epidemiology 3 cr hrs
PHPM 601 Rural Public Health Systems 3 cr hrs
PHSB 603
or
PHPM 605
Social & Behavioral Determinants of Health

Introduction to Health Policy & Management
3 cr hrs
PHEO 600 Principles of Occupational & Environmental Health 3 cr hrs

STAT 652

or PHEB 603 

Statistics in Research II

Biostatistics II 

3 cr hrs

Environmental & Occupational Health Concentration Courses            Return to top

 
Section Course Credits
PHEO 610 Basic Environmental Toxicology 3 cr hrs
PHEO 650 Risk Assessment 3 cr hrs
PHEO 686 Directed Research 3 cr hrs
PHSB 605 Social & Behavioral Research Methods 3 cr hrs
Elective (1 course) 3 cr hrs

SRPH 690

Thesis Development

3 cr hrs

PHEO 691

Thesis Research

3 cr hrs

   

36 credit hours

Note: PHEO 660 Clinical Occupational Medicine is is offered periodically and may be substituted for PHEO 600 Principles of Environmental & Occupational Health to individuals who plan to or are currently employed in the health care field.

STAT 651 (PHEB 602) is a prerequisite for STAT 652; if the student has no statistical background STAT 651 will need to be taken prior to 652 and will count as the student's elective.

Department of Environmental & Occupational Health: M.S.P.H. with a Concentration in Occupational Safety & Health

SRPH Core Areas
Section Course Credits
PHEO 600
or
PHEO 660
Principles of Occupational & Environmental Health

Clinical Occupational & Environmental Medicine
3 cr hrs
PHEB 600
or
PHEO 611
Intro to Epidemiology

Occupational Epidemiology
3 cr hrs
PHEB 612 Data Management / Computing 3 cr hrs
PHEB 602 Biostatistics I 3 cr hrs

Concentration Courses                                                                        Return to top

 
Section Course Credits
PHEO 630 Occupational & Environmental Diseases 3 cr hrs
PHEO 640 Industrial Hygiene 3 cr hrs
PHEO 682 Industrial & System Safety 3 cr hrs
PHEO 655 Human Factors & Behavior-Based Safety 3 cr hrs
PHEO 678 Ergonomics I 3 cr hrs
PHEO 679 Ergonomics II 3 cr hrs
PHEO 681 Seminar (required but not for credit) ---
PHEO 690

Thesis Development

3 cr hrs

PHEO 691

Thesis Research

3 cr hrs

   

36 credit hours


Department of Public Health Policy & Management: M.S.P.H. in Health Policy & Management

SRPH Core Areas

Section Course Credits
PHPM 601 Rural Public Health Systems 3 cr hrs
PHPM 605 Introduction to Health Policy and Management 3 cr hrs

Health Policy & Management Concentration Courses

Section Course Credits
PHEB 640 Rural Health Policy Process 3 cr hrs
PHPM 661 Introduction to Health Economics 3 cr hrs
PHPM 671 Introduction to Health Services Research 3 cr hrs
PHPM 672 Health Services Research Methods 3 cr hrs

Stat/Methods Concentration Courses                                                Return to top

 
Section Course Credits
STAT 651
or
PHEB 602
or
Elective*
Statistics in Research I

Biostatistics

Elective in Statistical Methods
3 cr hrs
PHEB 603 Biostatistics II 3 cr hrs
STAT 653 Advanced Topics in ANOVA and Regression 3 cr hrs
PHEB 600 Epidemiology 3 cr hrs

SRPH 690

Thesis Development

3 cr hrs

PHPM 691

Master's Thesis

3 cr hrs

   

36 credit hours

*Note: Course must be approved by student's academic advisor.


Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences:
M.S.P.H. with a Concentration in Social & Behavioral Health

SRPH Core Areas

Section Course Credits
PHSB 604 Social Ecology & Health Behavior 3 cr hrs
PHPM 601 Rural Public Health Systems 3 cr hrs
PHPM 605
or
PHEO 600
Introduction to Health Policy & Management

Principles of Environmental & Occupational Health
3 cr hrs
PHEB 600 Fundamentals of Epidemiology 3 cr hrs
PHEB 602 Biostatistics I 3 cr hrs
Social & Behavioral Concentration Courses                                    Return to top
Section Course Credits
PHSB 605 Social & Behavioral Research Methods 3 cr hrs
PHSB 611 Program Planning 3 cr hrs
PHSB 613 Program Evaluation 3 cr hrs
PHSB 612 Public Health Interventions 3 cr hrs
Elective (1 course; methods course highly recommended) 3 cr hrs
SRPH 690 Thesis Development 3 cr hrs
PHSB 691 Thesis Research 3 cr hrs
    36 credit hours