The MPH in LGBTQ Health concentration will prepare students to conduct research and/or work in public health programs dedicated to improving the health of LGBTQ individuals and communities. This new LGBTQ Health concentration addresses the growing need for health and health-related practitioners who are trained in addressing the unique and often challenging health needs of LGBTQ individuals. Students will have innovative coursework and a practicum experiences with leading LGBTQ health researchers. This is the first MPH concentration in LGBTQ Health to be offered by an accredited School of Public Health.
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 LGBTQ Health will be able to:
Students seeking the MPH in LGBTQ 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.