Students seeking the MPH in Epidemiology (formerly Quantitative Methods) degree must complete 45 credits of academic work with an average grade of “B” or better. Courses are three credit hours unless otherwise noted.
Note: Students should take PHCO 0502 and PHCO 0504 as soon as possible after entering the program (preferably in the fall). These courses are prerequisites for upper level Qcourses. In addition, students are encouraged to take these courses at Newark.
Note: Fieldwork should be taken after completing EPID 0656. Students completing a collateral must choose their Fieldwork topic in that collateral area.
Note: Students are encouraged to take EPID 0584 during the same semester as PHCO 0502 an the Newark Campus.
All Newark-based students who matriculated into the School of Public Health prior to Fall 2015 and have successfully completed Computing II: EPI Info (1 credit) can complete their department computing requirements by taking BIST 0505 - Intro to SAS for Data Analysis in Public Health (2 credits), which is graded on a Pass/Fail basis (class meetings for 10 weeks).
All Newark-based students who matriculated into the School of Public Health prior to Fall 2015 who have NOT completed Computing II: EPI Info (1 credit) can complete their department computing requirements by taking BIST 0515 - Intro to SAS and R for Data Analysis in Public Health (3 credits), which is graded on a Pass/Fail basis (class meetings for 15 weeks).
Note: Students without a clinical background must take one 3-credit course that provides the medical basis for the etiology and prevention of diseases of public health importance.
REQUIRED COURSES FOR COLLATERAL STUDIES IN INJURY EPIDEMIOLOGY (9 credits)
In addition to 9 required credits of Public Health Nutrition course work (see below), students pursuing collateral studies in this area must successfully complete both of the following Quantitative Methods course:
Public Health Nutrition Collateral Courses (9 credits)
Applied Nutritional Sciences (choose one of the following two):
Notes: If students choose to take both Applied Nutritional Sciences courses above, students must still choose a course below; therefore, graduating with more than 45 credits.
Behavioral and Social Factors Related to Nutrition (choose one of the following nine):
Notes: All Public Health Nutrition Collateral Courses (NUTR) are offered online.
Recommended Elective Courses (variable)