The Master of Public Health program has the following objectives to prepare graduates to meet the complex health needs of the populations and individuals by:
- Assessing the social and political determinants of health. (what can graduate do with this.. to prepare for….)
- Using data to develop public health interventions.
- Discussing policy implications of public health and health care delivery.
- Employing health risk communication strategies to improve health campaign effectiveness.
- Evaluating current health practices and making recommendations for improvement.
Upon completion of the MPH (Tracks of Health Communication, Global Health, or Precision Health), graduates will be prepared to:
- Function with competency in the five pillars of public health (Social & Behavioral Sciences, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Environmental Health, and Health Policy and Management) as well as other functional competency areas identified by CEPH.
- Collaborate with community-based health care professionals on public health initiatives.
- Assume beginning leadership roles in public health (specific to tracks) and in organizations and coalitions that advance public health.
- Critically analyze research evidence and relevant data (e.g. big data) to determine health care trends and develop appropriate public health interventions.
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