Online Master of Public Health/MS in Management and Organizational Behavior Dual Degree Curriculum
The dual Master of Public Health (MPH)/Master of Science in Management and Organizational Behavior (MSMOB) degree offers students the opportunity to combine advanced studies in management and public health. The program requires the successful completion of 96 credit hours—54 toward the MPH, 22 toward the MSMOB and 20 credit hours of electives.
Master of Public Health Program Courses (54 credits)
PBHL 5502 Data Analytics for Public Health (3 Credits)
Applies statistical reasoning and methods in addressing, analyzing, and solving problems in public health, healthcare, and biomedical, clinical, and population-based research.
PBHL 5507 Health Behavior Theory (3 Credits)
Addresses behavioral and social factors and theories related to individual and population health.
PBHL 5501 Introduction to Public Health (3 Credits)
Explores the history, basic structures and operations of public health and health care delivery systems based on Essential Public Health Services.
MPH 6003 Ethical and Political Issues (4 Credits)
Applies basic principles of ethical analysis (e.g. Public Health Code of Ethics, human rights framework, other moral theories) to issues of public health practice and policy.
PBHL 5504 Introduction to Epidemiology & Research Methods (3 Credits)
Studies the patterns of disease and injury in human populations and applies findings to the control of health problems using Excel and PASW (formerly SPSS) statistical software.
PBHL 6501 Environmental Health (4 Credits)
Studies environmental factors including biological, physical, and chemical factors that affect the health of the community.
PBHL 6500 Quantitative and Qualitative Research in Public Health (3 Credits)
Explores research design, collection and reporting of data, interpretation of findings, inferential procedures and current public health research.
PBHL 6898 Community Health Analysis (3 Credits)
Demonstrates the collection of data on and setting priorities for improving the health of a defined population. It involves field work and utilization of research skills. This culminating experience requires the synthesis and integration of knowledge from previous coursework.
PBHL 6009 Cultural Context of Health (4 Credits)
(ELECTIVE) Addresses cultural factors related to individual and population health and health disparities over the life course.
PBHL 5505 Health Systems, Law and Policy (3 Credits)
Addresses the development and advocacy processes for public health policies; provides tools for policy analysis; and application to important public health issues.
PBHL 6411 Biological Aspects of Public Health (4 Credits)
Explores the biological and molecular context of public health and its incorporation into public health practice and articulates how biological, chemical and physical agents affect human health.
PBHL 5506 Leadership and Management (3 Credits)
Explores basic management principles and practical tools for health management professionals in a variety of public health and health care organizations.
PBHL 6899 MPH Internship/Capstone (4 Credits)
During the internship, students will demonstrate skills and competencies learned in the MPH program in a practical, supervised experience in a health-related agency. The purpose of the internship is to provide experiential learning and the opportunity to explore professional goals.