Department of
Epidemiology
At New Brunswick

Curriculum for the
Master of Public Health (MPH) in Quantitative Health Care Assessment
(45 credits)

Students seeking the MPH in Quantiative Health Care Assessment 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) -- For Students Enrolled Prior to Fall 2016

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

PRACTICUM (6 credits) -- For Students Enrolled Fall 2016 and After

  • PRAC 0705 - Practicum I (1 credit)
  • PRAC 0707 - Practicum IIA (2 credits)
  • PRAC 0709 - Practicum IIB (3 credits)

REQUIRED COURSES (21 credits)
Semesters when the required courses will be offered are noted for your course planning.

  • BIST 0535 - Biometrics Computing (Fall/Spring)
  • BIST 0551 - Applied Regression Analysis for Public Health (Fall/Spring)
  • EPID 0563 - Introduction to Outcomes Research (Fall)
  • HSAP 0519 - Managing Health Care Delivery Organizations
  • HSAP 0615 - Health Care Economics (Fall)
  • -also-

    Choose one of the following two:

  • HSAP 0614 - Health Services and Policy Research Methods
  • HSAP 0617 - Health Services Research and Evaluation
  • -also-

    Choose one of the following two:

  • HSAP 0663 - Issues in Private and Public Health Insurance (Spring)
  • HSAP 0671 - Topics in Health Systems and Health Care Policy (Spring)

Recommended Elective Courses (3 credits)

  • BIST 0660 - Clinical Trials: Design & Analysis of Medical Experiments (Spring)
  • ENOH 9627 - Advanced Multivariate Methods for Environmental Health Issues (Fall)
  • EPID 0656 - Intermediate Epidemiologic Research Methods (Spring)
  • EPID 0591 - Topics in Comparative Effectiveness
  • EPID 0657 - Applied Methods in Epidemiologic Research
  • EPID 0672 - Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapuetic Risk Management
  • EPID 0674 - Introduction to Pharmacovigilance and Regulatory Affairs
  • HEBS 0663 - Intermediate Survey Methods
  • HSAP 0661 - Health Care Policy