University of Massachusetts/Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Courses offered through the Blended Worcester MPH Program
along with the online Public Health Practice Program in Amherst
(Highlighted courses are taught live on the UMass Medical School Campus)      

Required Core Courses:
             Principles of Epidemiology
             Introductory Biostatistics
             Applications of Social and Behavioral Theories in Public Health Interventions
             Introduction to the US Health Care System

             Environmental Health

Also required:
             3 credit practicum experience

             3 credit culminating MPH project

Independent Study (optional)

Elective courses:
             Intermediate Biostatistics
             Applied Epidemiology
             Global Health in the Developing World
             Research Methods in Public Health
             Clinical Preventive Service
             Epidemiology of Medical Care
             Data Management and Statistical Computation

             Nutritional Epidemiology
             Public Health Informatics
             Health Program Planning
             Program Evaluation of Health and Human Services Organizations
             Introduction to Health Politics and Policy
             Ethical Issues in Public Health
             Financial Management of Health Institutions
             Health Economics and Reimbursement
             Public Health Law
             Public Health Emergency Management
             Current Topics in Public Health
             Communication Theory
             Health Disparities
             Health Care Organization and Administration
             Comparative Healthcare Systems
             Environmental Compliance and Regulations
             Leadership in Public Health Systems
             Risk Assessment and Management
             Relationship Between Health, Religion and Spirituality
             Public Health, Aging and Health Policy
             Emerging Diseases
             Globalization and Health     
             International Health and Population Development
             Social Justice and Public Health
             Violence as a Public Health Issue