Joint Master of Public Health in Biosecurity & Disaster Preparedness and Epidemiology (MPH, Joint-BSDP/EPI)
Requirements: The MPH, Joint - BSDP/EPI, which begins in the summer semester with EOH-500 Environmental and Occupational Health, requires the completion of the MPH core curriculum and the joint concentration curriculum.
Joint Concentration Curriculum (33 credit-hours)
BSDP.566 Fundamentals of Disaster Planning
BSDP.570 Public Health and Disasters
BSDP.572 Communicable Diseases and Infection Control
BSDP.573 Disaster Planning for Infectious Disease Disasters
BSDP.578 Behavioral and Cultural Implications of Disasters
BSDP.582 Disaster Management and Risk Analysis
BSDP.625 Capstone in Biosecurity and Disaster Preparedness
BST.510 Introduction to General Linear Modeling
EPI.502 Epidemiology Methods II
Six credit-hours of advisor-approved electives.
The minimum total credit-hours required is 54.
Students can combine the Biosecurity and Disaster Preparedness concentration with Epidemiology. This joint concentration enhances students' marketability and better prepares them to work in both the public and private sectors.
Students wishing to enter the joint concentration must fulfill the admission requirements of individual concentrations in behavioral science and health education as well as epidemiology.
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