Public Health (M.P.H.)

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The MPH curriculum requires 48 credits, including 11 classes (33 credits) of required coursework that is established to fulfill the core competencies for the CEPH accreditation and 5 electives (15 credits). Included in the MPH curriculum is a 100 hour field experience in which the student is expected to apply the theory and practice of public health to a particular area of interest in a professional setting. The final course in the curriculum is an integrating seminar in which students work in teams, bringing both their individual and joint perspectives and expertise to address a specific public health problem for a New Hampshire-­based public health entity.

Grades below the “B­-” level in a graded course are considered failing grades for the purposes of determining academic standing. Repeating a course does not remove the original failing grade from the record. Students receiving failing grades in 6 or more credits either in two courses or in one course taken twice will be recommended by the MPH program director to the Graduate School for dismissal from the program. Students must have a cumulative grade­ point average of 3.0 (B), or higher, in order to graduate. Students admitted on a conditional or provisional basis must meet the conditions or provisions as stated in the letter of admission in order to remain in the Graduate School.

M.P.H. Degree Requirements

The M.P.H. program requires 48 credits of coursework.

PHP 900Public Health Care Systems3
PHP 901Epidemiology3
PHP 902Environmental Health3
PHP 903Biostatistics3
PHP 904Social and Behavioral Health3
PHP 905Public Health Administration3
PHP 907Public Health Policy3
PHP 908Public Health Ethics3
PHP 922Public Health Economics3
PHP 990Field Study3
PHP 998Integrating Seminar3
Select five elective courses15
A grade of B- or higher is required in all courses.
Total Credits48