Concentration of
Global Public Health
At New Brunswick

Curriculum for the
Master of Public Health (MPH) in Global Public Health (45 credits)

Students seeking the MPH in Global Public Health degree must complete 45 credits of academic work with a minimum GPA of least 3.0; earn no more than nine (9) credits bearing grades less than “B,” and complete the degree requirements within six years. Courses are three credit hours unless otherwise noted.

CORE COURSES (15 credits)

  • PHCO 0501 - Health Systems and Policy
  • PHCO 0502 - Principles and Methods of Epidemiology (Prerequisite: Quantitative Skills Assessment)
  • PHCO 0503 - Introduction to Environmental Health
  • PHCO 0504 - Introduction to Biostatistics (Prerequisite: Quantitative Skills Assessment)
  • PHCO 0505 - Health Education and Behavioral Science in Public Health

FIELDWORK (6 credits)

  • FDWC 0600 - Fieldwork I (1 credit)
  • FDWC 0601 - Fieldwork II (5 credits)

REQUIRED COURSES (15 credits)

  • ENOH 0600 - Introduction to Global Public Health
  • GLPH 0511 - Evaluation and Research Methods for Global Public Health (2 credits)
  • GLPH 0515 - Global Communicable and Noncommunicable Diseases
  • GLPH 0521 - Culture & Health
  • GLPH 0525 - Epi Info for Global Health Studies (1 credit)
  • HSAP 0672 - Theories of Global Development and Public Health Policy

RECOMMENDED ELECTIVE COURSES (12 credits)

Electives with Emphasis on Biomedical/Environmental Health

  • ENOH 0560 - Public Health Biology and Physiology
  • EPID 0601 - Cancer Epidemiology
  • EPID 0607 - Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology
  • EPID 0650 - Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
  • EPID 0652 - Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases

    Electives with Emphasis on Social Determinants of Health

  • EPID 0673 - Social Epidemiology
  • HEBS 0653 - Modifying Health Behaviors: Theory and Practice
  • HEBS 0656 - Social Marketing

    Electives with Emphasis on Health Systems and Policy

  • HSAP 0612 - Management Techniques in Health Administration
  • HSAP 0659 - Cross National Comparisons of Health Systems and Policy
  • HSAP 0673 - Population Health and Public Policy