Emphasis in Health Promotion and Policy

This program combines a thorough knowledge of behavior change theory and program planning and evaluation with valuable knowledge of how policy decisions are influenced and made. Particularly attractive to students with undergraduate degrees in psychology, social work, political science, communications and other related fields.

Message from our emphasis area director, Dr. Brian Houston.

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Required courses and when they are offered
Core Course Descriptions
Elective and Core Courses List

  • The Health Promotion and Policy (HPP) curriculum requires choosing at least one Health Communication elective. Effective FS16.
    • Searchable by emphasis, format, etc. (indicated in the elective spreadsheet above)
    • Course descriptions – click on red triangle in the corner of the Title field.
    • Students are responsible for meeting the elective requirements to avoid the need to take additional classes and delays in graduation.

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Emphasis in Veterinary Public Health

Students in this emphasis area receive training in zoonotic disease prevention, food safety and other emerging issues in animal and human health. An ideal complement for an undergraduate degree in animal science, biology or related fields.

Do you need more information about the Veterinary Public Health emphasis?

Listen to what faculty member, Dr. Tim Evans and MPH alumna, Hayley Yaglom, have to say.

 

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Required courses and when they are offered
Core course descriptions

Elective and Core Courses List

  • The Veterinary Public Health (VPH) curriculum requires choosing at least one specific Veterinary Public Health elective. Effective FS17
    • Searchable by emphasis, format, etc. (indicated in the elective spreadsheet above)
    • Course descriptions – click on red triangle in the corner of the Title field.
    • Students are responsible for meeting the elective requirements to avoid the need to take additional classes and delays in graduation.

Sample plans of study

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