Master of Public Health (MPH)

MPH 5000 Master’s Thesis

Description: Independent research in public health for MPH degree. Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Graduate College

MPH 5030 Master of Public Health Practicum

Description: Supervised practicum experience in public health for MPH degree. Offered for variable credit, 1-3 credit hours, maximum of 3 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-3

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Graduate College

MPH 5221 Epidemiology and Evidence-Based Medicine

Prerequisites: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Description: Principles and uses of evidence-based practice of veterinary medicine; comprehension and utilization of scientific research; interpretation of basic concepts of observational study of disease. Same course as VMED 5221* and VMED 7221*.

Credit hours: 1

Contact hours: Lecture: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Graduate College

MPH 5323 General Epidemiology

Description: Examination of epidemiological theory and its methodological application to public health. Same course as HLTH 5323.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Allied Health

MPH 5413 Food Safety and Public Health

Prerequisites: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Description: Introduction to public health and diseases transmissible to humans. Potential human health hazards in foods of animal origin and principles of safe food production, processing, handling and inspection, including pathogen reduction and HACCP regulations. Same course as VBSC 5413*.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Graduate College

MPH 5453 Cultural Issues in Health

Description: Examination of ways in which culture affects health and health care including perceptions of health, diseases, treatments, and the values associated with these factors. The need for cultural sensitivity in health care is emphasized.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Allied Health

MPH 5653 Foundations of Public Health Edcuation and Promotion

Description: Exploration of key concepts, philosophies, ethical principles, historical events, theories/models, and responsibilities and competencies of health education and promotion of professionals. Same course as HLTH 5653.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Allied Health

MPH 5683 Health Behavior Theory and Practice for Public Health

Description: Theories and conepts of health behavior change and exploration of the application of theories to public health programs. Same course as HLTH 5683.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Allied Health