Curriculum

The following courses comprise the PhD curriculum for a total of 62 credit hours. Courses are listed in recommended order.

Required Core Courses: Must Total 27 Credits

First Fall Semester

*PBHLT 7101 Data Analysis using SAS (pre-req 6100) 3
*PBHLT 7200 Public Health Principles and Practice 3
PBHLT 7501 Doctoral Seminar in Public Health 1
PBHLT 7520 Pedagogical Methods 1

First Spring Semester

*PBHLT 7100 Biostatistics II (pre-req. 6100) 3
*PBHLT 7410 Advanced Policy and Leadership 3
PBHLT 7501 Doctoral Seminar in Public Health 1

Second Fall Semester

*PBHLT 7300 Epidemiology II (pre-req. 6300) 3
*PBHLT 7311 Advanced Research Methods (pre-req. 7100 & 7300) 3
*PBHLT 7640 Research and Evaluation of Health Behavior (pre-req. 7200) 3

Second Spring Semester

PBHLT 7310 Preparing Effective Research Proposals (pre-req. PBHLT 7311,7100, 7300, 7410, 7101, 7200 & 7640) 3

Dissertation hours: 14 credits

PBHLT 7970 Dissertation
PBHLT 7970 Dissertation
PBHLT 7970 Dissertation
PBHLT 7970 Dissertation

Elective hours: 21 credits

Total: 62 credit hours


Requirements for Students Without an Accredited Master of Public Health or Master of Science in Public Health

Students entering the doctoral program without an accredited Master of Public Health or Master of Science in Public Health degree will be required to complete, with a minimum grade of B-, course work in Biostatistics and Epidemiology. Credits earned from taking these courses will not be counted as part of the required credits for the PhD degree. Students may submit a request for waiver for any of these courses to the division faculty for approval.

PBHLT 6100 Biostatistics I or equivalent
PBHLT 6300 Epidemiology I or equivalent

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