Coordinated Master of Public Health / Master of Public Administration Program (PHPA) Curriculum Planning Sheet

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COORDINATED MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH / MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM (PHPA)
 Curriculum Planning Worksheet
Course Name
Term Course
Credit
Hours
Fall
Spr
Sum
Core Requirements1 (19-20 hours) 
HCO 600: Introduction to Public Health Systems and Population-Based Health Programs
C
O
O
3
BST 601: Biostatistics1
C
O
O
4
ENH 600: Fundamentals of Environmental Health
O
C
O
3
EPI 600: Introduction to Epidemiology
CO
 
O
3
HB 600: Social & Behavioral Sciences Core
 
CO
O
3
PUH 695: Integrative Experience2
CO
CO
CO
1
SOPH Requirements (3 hours)
PUH 627: Writing/Reviewing Rsrch -OR- GRD 727: (same course title)
CO
CO
    CO
3
MPA Core Requirements  (30 hours)
MPA 600: Administrative Ethics
C
 
 
3
MPA 601: The Public Policymaking Process**
C
C
 
3
MPA 602: Administrative Theory & Behavior**
C
C
O
3
MPA 603: Public & Non-Profit Budgeting
C
 
 
3
MPA 604: Human Resource Management
C
C
 
3
MPA 605: Information Technology in Government
C
 
O
3
MPA 606: Research Design**
C
 
 
3
MPA 673: Nonprofit Health   O   3
MPA 674: GIS for Managers
 
C
 
3
MPA 697: Capstone Project/Graduation Research
C
C
CO
3
MPH Concentration Elective (12 hours) (Select 4 courses)
HCO 601: Health Economics  
CO
C
 
3
HCO 603: Public Health Policy
 
C
 
3
HCO 612: Strategic Mgmt in Health Programs -OR- MPA 672: Non-Profit Mgmt
 
 
O
3
HCO 620: Health Insurance & Managed Care
 
CO
 
3
HCO 640: Disaster & Emergency Management
C
 
 
3
HCO 641: Public Health Preparedness & Response Policy
 
C
 
3
HCO 643: Emergency Preparedness Exercises, Evaluation & Communication
C
 
 
3
Internship (3 hours)
HCO 697: Internship
I
I
I
3
 Total Credit Hours Earned for Degree***
64-65
All MCH Core & SOPH required courses MUST be taken in the first two semesters of enrollment. May use MPA 607 as a course substitute; the prerequisite for MPA 607 is MPA 606: Research Design.
MUST be taken in the final semester of enrollment

* May use MPA 607 as a course substitute; the prerequisite for MPA 607 is MPA 606 (Research Design)
** Shared Hours
***MPH courses plus shared courses meets CEPH MPH minimum degree requirements of 42 hours

C = In class; O = Online; CO = Either option available; I = On preceptor site.