MPH Core Competencies

UAB School of Public Health
Core Competencies for the Master of Public Health Degree

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School-Wide MPH Competencies

MPH Competency I. Apply design and analytical methods to describe, implement, evaluate, and interpret research addressing public health concerns.

MPH Competency II. Identify how environmental and occupational hazards impact health.

MPH Competency III. Apply legal and ethical principles in public health research and practice.

MPH Competency IV. Communicate public health issues, research, practice, and intervention strategies effectively.

MPH Competency V. Design public health programs, policies, and interventions, including planning, implementation, and evaluation.

MPH Competency VI. Discuss the history and structure of public health systems.

MPH Competency VII. Assess public health concerns in diverse cultures and communities.