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Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH)

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This 62 credit-hour major will provide you with a strong foundation in public health through evidence-informed course content; community-based internships; and a curriculum based on established competencies, best practices, and accreditation standards.
Public Health Minor icon: buildingicon: computer The Public Health Minor (18 credit hours) is designed to provide students with an understanding of the connections between public health and every aspect of life as well as the analytic approaches to understanding these connections.

Graduate Programs

Masters Programs

Master of Health Administration (MHA) icon: building The 53-credit hour on-campus track can be completed full-time in two academic years (21 months) or part-time in as few as three years. Evening classes accommodate both full- and part-time students. This program is accredited by CAHME and a member of AUPHA.
Master of Public Health (MPH) icon: building
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The Master of Public Health (MPH) program is for anyone with a passion for improving health on a large scale. The MPH program integrates academic rigor with real-world solutions to promote healthy communities.
Master of Science in Biostatistics (MS) icon: building This program provides formal training on theoretical frameworks of biostatistical methods and applications of biostatistical methods in health related studies. It also aims to build a solid foundation for subsequent PhD studies in Biostatistics and related fields such as PhD in Epidemiology.
Master of Science in Biostatistics with Concentration in Data Science in Public Health (MS) icon: building Biostatisticians who pursue the MS with a concentration in Data Science in Public Health (DSPH) apply biostatistical data analysis methods with machine learning expertise to efficiently analyze data in biomedical research. The DSPH concentration focuses on data skills that can be applied to many areas of public health research such as infectious diseases, cancer, mental health, and more.
Dual Degree   A JD/MPH dual degree program is now available, or the MPH may be taken as part of a dual degree with another graduate program.

Doctoral Programs

PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics   The PhD program in Epidemiology and Biostatistics offers cutting-edge, advanced training to prepare individuals for academic and research careers. Graduate assistantships provide tuition reimbursement and stipends to full-time students.
PhD in Social and Behavioral Sciences   This program is designed for those who intend to teach and conduct original research utilizing rigorous scientific theories and methods to understand and influence the social and behavioral determinants of population health risk factors and outcomes. Graduate assistantships provide tuition reimbursement and stipends to full-time students.

Graduate Certificates

Health Systems Leadership   The Health Systems Leadership graduate certificate provides students with training in areas critical to 21st century healthcare, public health, and community health leadership.
Health Analytics   The Certificate in Health Analytics provides working public health and healthcare professionals with formal training in data management, data mining, and statistical analyses of large datasets.
Population Health   The Graduate Certificate in Population Health offers focused academic training for public health practitioners and other healthcare leaders who are interested in improving health outcomes in the community. Once completed, students are eligible to take the Certified in Public Health (CPH) exam.
Population Health Informatics   With the rapid pace of technological advancements, public health professions require a core set of informatics skills. Population health informatics tools and technologies are rapidly enhancing the capacity to translate growing population data into meaningful information that can inform actionable insights.

Health Care Interpreter Course

The Health Care Interpreter Course, accredited by the International Medical Interpreter Association, is a specialized educational program offered several times during the year with course curriculum and materials developed by Kaiser Permanente in partnership with Hablamos Juntos. It's ideal for students who are proficient in two or more languages.

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