The MPH in Population Aging is designed to provide essential skills in addressing the needs of older adults – the fastest growing segment of the United States population. This degree trains scholars, clinicians, advocates, and community leaders who can discover and implement creative and innovative public health and policy solutions to improve the health and wellness of aging populations worldwide.
The Population Aging Concentration will also offer a post-baccalaureate certificate in Population Aging.
Each Concentration identifies competencies for each degree offered. These competencies reflect the full range of knowledge, skills, and other attributes that a student will acquire as a result of completing the requirements for a particular degree.
Upon graduation, a student completing the MPH curriculum in Population Aging will be able to:
Students seeking the MPH in Population Aging 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.