Public Health: Rural and Underserved Populations, MPH

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 42 Hours

Core Courses
MPH 5653Foundations of Public Health Education and Promotion3
REMS 5953Statistical Methods in Education3
HLTH 5323General Epidemiology3
HLTH 5133Environmental Health3
HCA 5013Survey of Health Care Administration3
MC 5953Strategic Health Communications Campaigns3
or AGCM 5403 Public Relations Campaigns in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
HCA 5093Leadership Methods and Styles in Healthcare3
or HCA 5043 Organizational Leadership and Development in Health Care
MPH 5453Cultural Issues in Health3
REMS 5013Research Design and Methodology3
or HDFS 5133 Research Methods in HDFS II
MPH 5683Health Behavior Theory and Practice for Public Health3
HLTH 5973Designing Public Health Programs3
Select 3 hours of the following:3
Implementation and Evaluation of Public Health Programs
AGED 6223
Program Evaluation
Hours Subtotal36
Guided Electives
Psychological Aspects of Health
Nutrition and Physical Activity in Aging
Sexuality and Health
Nutrition and Health Disparities
Global Nutrition and Food Security
Advanced Community Nutrition
Policy in Human Development and Family Science
Perspectives in Gerontology
Ethics and Aging
Theories of Aging
Aging and Families
Conceptual Frameworks in Human Development and Family Science
Intimate Relationships and Sexuality across the Lifespan
Thesis
MPH 5000Master’s Thesis6
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours42

Public Health Practicum

Total Hours: 42 Hours

Core Courses
MPH 5653Foundations of Public Health Education and Promotion3
REMS 5953Statistical Methods in Education3
HLTH 5323General Epidemiology3
HLTH 5133Environmental Health3
HCA 5013Survey of Health Care Administration3
MC 5953Strategic Health Communications Campaigns3
or AGCM 5403 Public Relations Campaigns in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
HCA 5093Leadership Methods and Styles in Healthcare3
or HCA 5043 Organizational Leadership and Development in Health Care
MPH 5453Cultural Issues in Health3
MPH 5683Health Behavior Theory and Practice for Public Health3
HLTH 5973Designing Public Health Programs3
Select 3 hours of the following:3
AGED 6223
Program Evaluation
Hours Subtotal33
Guided Electives
Select 6 hours6
Psychological Aspects of Health
Nutrition and Physical Activity in Aging
Sexuality and Health
Nutrition and Health Disparities
Global Nutrition and Food Security
Advanced Community Nutrition
Policy in Human Development and Family Science
Perspectives in Gerontology
Ethics and Aging
Theories of Aging
Aging and Families
Conceptual Frameworks in Human Development and Family Science
Intimate Relationships and Sexuality across the Lifespan
Hours Subtotal6
Public Health Practicum
MPH 5030Master of Public Health Practicum3
Hours Subtotal3
Total Hours42

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level