Department of
Health Systems & Policy
At New Brunswick

Curriculum for the
Master of Public Health (MPH) in Health Systems & Policy (45 credits)

Students seeking the MPH in Health Systems & Policy degree must complete 45 credits of academic work with an average grade of “B” or better. 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)
Campuses and semesters for where/when required courses will be offered are noted for your course planning.

  • HSAP 0615 - Health Care Economics (NB-Fall/S-Summer)
  • HSAP 0616 - Public Health Ethics and Law (NB-Spring)

    -also-

    Choose one of the following two:
  • HSAP 0614 - Health Services and Policy Research Methods (NB-Spring)
  • HSAP 0617 - Health Services Research and Evaluation (NB/S-Fall)

    -also-

    Choose one of the following three:
  • HSAP 0666 - Public Health: Policy and Practice (NB/S-Spring)
  • HSAP 0671 - Topics in Health Systems and Health Care Policy (NB-Spring)
  • HSAP 9568 - Health Care Policy (NB-Fall)

    -also-

    Choose one of the following two:
  • HSAP 0519 - Managing Health Care Delivery (NB-Spring)
  • HSAP 0665 - Public Health Management and Practice (S-Summer)

RECOMMENDED ELECTIVE COURSES (9 credits)

  • HSAP 0515 - Data for Health Services Research and Policy
  • HSAP 0590 - Readings/Research Topics in Health Care Organization and Administration
  • HSAP 0614 - Health Services and Policy Research Methods
  • HSAP 0619 - Public Health Applications in Developing Countries
  • HSAP 0663 - Issues in Private and Public Health Insurance
  • HSAP 0666 - Public Health: Policy and Practice
  • HSAP 0671 - Topics in Health Systems & Health Care Policy
  • HSAP 0672 - Theories of Development and Global Public Health
  • ENOH 0601 - Global Noncommunicable Disease and Environmental Risk Factors
  • EPID 0563 - Introduction to Outcomes Research
  • EPID 0673 - Social Epidemiology
  • GLPH 0600 - Introduction to Global Health
  • HEBS 0677 - Community Organization and Advocacy