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Master of Public Health in Maternal and Child Health
Sample MPH-MCH Curriculum (Minimum 48 credit hours)
Students in joint concentrations will have a curriculum that varies from the one below.
MPH Core Curriculum
The minimum total credit-hours requirement for the MPH-MCH: 48.
Louise Flick, DrPH, MSN, MPE, discusses Maternal and Child Health at SLU
The Master of Public Health in Maternal and Child Health gives students a broad exposure to the most pressing needs of maternal and child health populations both globally and domestically.
Coursework focuses on the design and evaluation of maternal and child health programs as well as leadership skills needed to advocate for mothers and children. Students who graduate with this concentration are well- prepared for professional roles in a wide variety of settings such as public health departments, federal agencies and in private industry.
Joint Concentration Option
Students can combine either Epidemiology or Global Health with Maternal Child Health:
- Epidemiology (Minimum total credit hours required is 54)
- Global Health (Minimum total credit hours required is 52)
SLU graduates are employed all over the nation and internationally in a wide variety of settings and positions. Some of the career paths in maternal and child health include:
- Project Manager
- Community Health Educator
- Outreach Specialist
- Health Data Analyst
Faculty and Research
Our faculty are internationally recognized as leaders in the field of maternal and child health and have active research in areas such as:
- Maternal and Child Epidemiology
- Childhood Neurological and Developmental Disabilities
- Sleep Duration and Maternal and Fetal Outcomes
- Maternal Depression
- Modifiable Risk Factors for Preterm Delivery
Visit our Graduate Admission page for more information on application requirements and deadlines.
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Applications are now being accepted for the fall semester. If you're ready to get started, apply now.