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Brody School of Medicine
Department of Public Health


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Core Courses ↑Top
The Council on Education in Public Health requires accredited programs to offer core curriculum in the five areas of knowledge basic to public health. These courses are listed below.
Area of Knowledge Core Courses Credits
Health Services Administration MPH 6000
Public Health Practice +/-
3
  MPH 6002
Ethics and Law in Public Health +/-
3
  MPH/NURS 6035
Interdisciplinary Rural Health +/-
3
Environmental Health MPH/EHST 6010
Fundamentals of Environmental Health +/-
3
Epidemiology MPH 6011
Introduction to Epidemiology +/-
3
  MPH 6020 Research Methods +/- 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences MPH/HLTH 6013
Behavioral Sciences and Health Education +/-
3
Biostatistics BIOS 7021
Biostatistics for Health Professionals I +/-
3
Total Credits   24
Analysis and Management Concentration ↑Top
The following presents concentration-specific courses and optional electives required to complete the Analysis and Management Concentation
Focus Courses Credits
Epidemiology MPH 6022
Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases +/-
3
  MPH 6023
Epidemiology of Cancer (can substitue MPH 6021) +/-
3
  MPH 6021
Epidemiology of Chronic Disease +/-
3
  HIMA 6060
Theories and Applications, Health Informatics +/-
3
Health Services Administration MPH 6200
Community Health Organization and Leadership +/-
3
  MPH 6025
Delivery of Healthcare Services +/-
3
  COHE 6310
Health Care Accounting and Financial Administration +/-
3
Community Service Administration MPH 6200
Community Health Organization and Leadership +/-
3
  COHE 6100
Community Health Administration +/-
3
  HIMA 6060
Theories and Applications +/-
3
  COHE 6600
Management of Health Care Operations +/-
3
  COHE 6310
Health Care Accounting and Financial Administration +/-
3
Long Term Care Administration MPH 6040
Long Term Care Administration +/-
3
  Select two of the four courses listed below
  HIMA 6060
Health Informatics +/-
3
  MPH 6025
Delivery of Healthcare Services +/-
3
  COHE 6600
Management of Health Care Operations +/-
3
  COHE 6310
Health Care Accounting and Financial Administration +/-
3
Electives Courses Credits
MPH Courses MPH 6005
African-American Health +/-
3
  MPH 6007
Global Public Health: A Global Perspective +/-
3
  MPH 6021
Epidemiology of Chronic Disease +/-
3
  MPH 6022
Epidemiology of Infectious Disease +/-
3
  MPH 6023
Epidemiology of Cancer +/-
3
  MPH 6025
Delivery of Healthcare Services +/-
3
  MPH 6027
Applied Mixed-Methods Research +/-
3
  MPH 6036
Fundamentals in Agromedicine +/-
3
  MPH 6040
Long Term Care Administration +/-
3
  MPH 6040
Long Term Care Administration +/-
3
  MPH 6052
Independent Study +/-
3
  MPH 6150
History of Public Health in the Modern West +/-
3
  MPH 6670
Public Health Perspectives on Maternal and Child Health +/-
3
  MPH 7201
Introduction to Survey Methodology +/-
3
Biostatistics BIOS 7022
Biostatistics for Health Professionals II +/-
3
  BIOS 7501
Experimental Design +/-
3
  BIOS 7501
Applied Multivariate Analysis +/-
3
Community Health COHE 6000
Health Care Systems and Problems +/-
3
  COHE 6100
Community Health Administration +/-
3
  COHE 6310
Health Care Accounting and Financial Administration +/-
3
  COHE 6410
Electronic Health Records +/-
3
  COHE 6480
Health Data Structures +/-
3
  COHE 6600
Management of Health Care Operations +/-
3
Communications COMM 6210
Media and Health Communication +/-
3
  COMM 6221
Intercultural Communication in Health Contexts +/-
3
  COMM 6224
Communication and Health Organizations +/-
3
  COMM 6230
Introduction to Health Communication +/-
3
Health Education and Promotion HLTH 7100
Qualitative Research: Analysis and Interpretation +/-
3
Public Administration PADM 6400
Health Policy +/-
3
  PADM 6160
Public Policy Formulation and Implementation +/-
3
  PADM 6161
Applied Policy Analysis +/-
3
  PADM 6162
Environmental Administration +/-
3
Health Behavior Concentration ↑Top
The following presents concentration-specific courses and optional electives required to complete the Health Behavior Concentation
Focus Courses Credits
Health Behavior MPH 6600
Planning Public Health Programs +/-
3
  MPH 6605
Evaluating Public Health Programs +/-
3
  MPH 6027
Applied Mixed-Methods Research +/-
3
Electives Courses Credits
MPH Courses MPH 6005
African-American Health +/-
3
  MPH 6007
Global Public Health: A Global Perspective +/-
3
  MPH 6025
Delivery of Healthcare Services +/-
3
  MPH 6036
Fundamentals in Agromedicine +/-
3
  MPH 6040
Long Term Care Administration +/-
3
  MPH 6150
History of Public Health in the Modern West +/-
3
  MPH 6200
Community Health Organization and Leadership +/-
3
  MPH 6670
Public Health Perspectives on Maternal and Child Health +/-
3
  (every other spring odd years)
Preferred elective MPH 7201
Introduction to Survey Methodology +/-
3
Communications COMM 6210
Media and Health Communication +/-
3
  COMM 6220
Interpersonal Health Communication +/-
3
  COMM 6221
Intercultural Communication in Health Contexts +/-
3
  COMM 6224
Communication and Health Organizations +/-
3
  COMM 6226
Communication Approaches to Health Advocacy +/-
3