Graduate students in public health at Elmhurst are required to successfully complete 14 courses for a total of 10.5 credits (42 semester hours).
MPH 500 Foundations of Public Health
MPH 501 Biostatistics
MPH 505 Public Health Services Administration and Management
MPH 506 Role Development for Public Health Practice I
MPH 507 Role Development for Public Health Practice II
MPH 510 Environmental Health Services
MPH 520 Public Health Policy and Politics
MPH 530 Epidemiology
MPH 550 Fundamentals of Social and Behavioral Sciences
MPH 551 Community Health Programming
MPH 560 Research and Evidence-Based Practice in Public Health
MPH 570 Public Health Practicum
MPH 580 Public Health Capstone
Electives (choose 1):
MPH 535 Geospatial Concepts in the Healthcare Community
MBA 500 Organizational Management
MBA 550 (BUS 550) Cultural Diversity in Organizations
NOTE: MPH 506 may be waived for health professionals. If MPH 506 is waived, students are required to complete 13 courses for a total of 10.25 credits (41 semester hours) to earn the degree.
Program Format The master of public health program is a part-time program designed to be flexible and convenient for working adults. The program is offered in a fully online format except for the practicum, which students complete in a local setting.