Biostatistics emphasizes the concepts underlying the scientific method, and the applications in biomedical data collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of results. This Department prepares students to develop and apply statistical reasoning and methods in addressing, analyzing and solving problems in public health.
Dental Public Health provides leadership and expertise in population-based dentistry, as well as oral health surveillance and policy development. This Department is designed to produce skilled and committed dental health professionals equipped with a broad knowledge of health problems and health delivery.
This Department prepares students in the study of environmental factors, including biological, physical, chemical and climate factors, that affect public health. Students will develop expertise in environmental health or occupational health.
Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of disease frequency in humans. The Department of Epidemiology prepares students to study the reasons for the higher and lower frequencies of disease or health
in populations and apply study findings to the control of health problems.
This Department prepares students to address the behavioral, social and cultural factors related to individual and population health. Learn to develop, administer and evaluate programs and services to promote and sustain healthy environments and healthy lives for individuals and populations.
Health systems and policy focuses on the delivery, quality and costs of health care for individuals and populations. This Department prepares students with an in-depth understanding of current health care policies and the historical context of the organization, financing and regulation of health care in the United States.
The goal of the Department of Quantiative Methods is to assist the student in developing quantitative, analytic and research skills for public health practitioners, employing both lecture-based and case-based teaching methods.
The Department of Urban Health Administration seeks to prepare students to provide leadership in the development, implementation, management and evaluation of organizations and programs that address the public health needs of urban and disadvantaged populations.