The CWRU MPH Program has a two-year curriculum requiring 42 credit hours. Students have the option of enrolling part-time, and must complete the program within five years.
Eighteen core credits are accumulated in six core required courses, representing the fundamental domains of public health: biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health sciences, health services administration, public health history, and social and behavioral sciences.
Students then earn:
- 9 credits for three courses in the concentration of their choice
- 6 credits for 2 public health elective courses
- 9 credits for the Culminating Experience (consisting of a field practicum and a capstone research project).
CORE CURRICULUM - 18 credits
- MPHP 405: Statistical Methods in Public Health**
- MPHP 406: History & Philosophy of Public Health
- MPHP 411: Introduction to Behavioral Health
- MPHP 429: Environmental Health
- MPHP 439: Health Management & Policy
- MPHP 483: Introduction to Epidemiology for Public Health Practice
CONCENTRATIONS - 9 credits
(choose one concentration)
- Population Health Research
- Global Health
- Health Informatics
- Health Policy & Management
- Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
PUBLIC HEALTH ELECTIVE - 6 credits
CULMINATING EXPERIENCE - 9 credits
- MPHP 650: Public Health Practicum (3 credits)
- MPHP 652: Capstone (6 credits)
**(students in the Population Health Research track may take MPHP 431: Statistical Methods I in place of MPHP 405)
The CWRU Master of Public Health Program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).