Community-Oriented Primary Care Track

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 137 credits, including 100 credits in physician assistant courses, 13 credits in MPH core, 10 credits in prevention and community health courses, and 14 credits in community-oriented primary care track courses.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 138 credits, including 100 credits in physician assistant courses, 17 credits in public health core courses, and 21 credits in department and program specific coursework as outlined.  

Physician assistant curriculum 

Required
ANAT 6215Anatomy for Physician Assistant Students
PA 6101Clinical Assessment I
PA 6102Clinical Assessment II
PA 6103Clinical Assessment III
PA 6104Integration into Clinical Concepts I
PA 6105Integration into Clinical Concepts II
PA 6106Integration into Clinical Concepts III
PA 6109Foundations of Medicine
PA 6111Evidence Based Practice for PA/MPH Students
PA 6112Clinical Medicine I
PA 6113Clinical Medicine II
PA 6116Clinical Skills I
PA 6117Clinical Skills II
PA 6119Health, Justice, and Society II
PA 6120Human Behavior
PA 6121Clinical Specialties
PA 6122Role of PA in American Health Care
PA 6259Introduction to Clinical Education
PA 6261Inpatient Medicine Clinical Practicum
PA 6262Primary Care Practicum
PA 6263Surgical Inpatient Clinical Practicum
PA 6264Women's Health Clinical Practicum
PA 6265Pediatrics Clinical Practicum
PA 6266Emergency Medicine Clinical Practicum
PA 6267Behavioral Medicine Clinical Practicum
PA 6268Elective Clinical Practicum
PA 6300Introduction to Professional Practice
PHAR 6207Basic Principles of Pharmacology
PHAR 6208Pharmacology in Disease Pathophysiology For Health Sciences Students
PHYL 6211Physiology for Health Sciences Students

Public health, community-oriented primary care curriculum

Required
Public health core
PUBH 6000MPH Applied Practice Experience
PUBH 6002Biostatistical Applications for Public Health
PUBH 6003Principles and Practices of Epidemiology
PUBH 6007Social and Behavioral Approaches to Public Health
PUBH 6011Environmental and Biological Foundations of Public Health
PUBH 6012Fundamentals of Health Policy
PUBH 6021Essentials of Public Health Practice and Leadership I
PUBH 6022Essentials of Public Health Practice and Leadership II
PUBH 6023Interprofessional Education Experience
Prevention and community health
PUBH 6500Planning and Implementing Health Promotion Programs
PUBH 6501Program Evaluation
PUBH 6015Culminating Experience
Community-oriented primary care track
PUBH 6504Social and Behavioral Science Research Methods
PUBH 6510Community-Oriented Primary Care Principles and Practice
PUBH 6512Community-Oriented Primary Care Policy and Issues
PUBH 6513Community Health Management
PUBH 6516Community Health Information Resources
PUBH 6591PA/MPH Clinical Leadership Seminar
Electives
2 credits in PUBH courses.

Environmental Health Science and Policy Track

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 138 credits, including 100 credits in physician assistant courses, 13 credits in MPH core, 22 credits in environmental health sciences and policy courses, and 3 credits in electives.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 138 credits, including 100 credits in physician assistant courses, 17 credits in public health core courses, and 21 credits in department and program specific coursework as outlined.  

Physician assistant curriculum

Required
ANAT 6215Anatomy for Physician Assistant Students
PA 6101Clinical Assessment I
PA 6102Clinical Assessment II
PA 6103Clinical Assessment III
PA 6104Integration into Clinical Concepts I
PA 6105Integration into Clinical Concepts II
PA 6106Integration into Clinical Concepts III
PA 6109Foundations of Medicine
PA 6111Evidence Based Practice for PA/MPH Students
PA 6112Clinical Medicine I
PA 6113Clinical Medicine II
PA 6116Clinical Skills I
PA 6117Clinical Skills II
PA 6119Health, Justice, and Society II
PA 6120Human Behavior
PA 6121Clinical Specialties
PA 6122Role of PA in American Health Care
PA 6259Introduction to Clinical Education
PA 6261Inpatient Medicine Clinical Practicum
PA 6262Primary Care Practicum
PA 6263Surgical Inpatient Clinical Practicum
PA 6264Women's Health Clinical Practicum
PA 6265Pediatrics Clinical Practicum
PA 6266Emergency Medicine Clinical Practicum
PA 6267Behavioral Medicine Clinical Practicum
PA 6268Elective Clinical Practicum
PA 6300Introduction to Professional Practice
PHAR 6207Basic Principles of Pharmacology
PHAR 6208Pharmacology in Disease Pathophysiology For Health Sciences Students
PHYL 6211Physiology for Health Sciences Students

Environmental health science and policy curriculum

Required
PUBH 6000MPH Applied Practice Experience
PUBH 6002Biostatistical Applications for Public Health
PUBH 6003Principles and Practices of Epidemiology
PUBH 6007Social and Behavioral Approaches to Public Health
PUBH 6009Fundamentals of Public Health Program Evaluation
PUBH 6011Environmental and Biological Foundations of Public Health
PUBH 6012Fundamentals of Health Policy
PUBH 6021Essentials of Public Health Practice and Leadership I
PUBH 6022Essentials of Public Health Practice and Leadership II
PUBH 6023Interprofessional Education Experience
PUBH 6121Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
PUBH 6122Protecting Public Health and the Environment: Policies, Politics, and Programs
PUBH 6123Toxicology: Applications for Public Health Policy
PUBH 6124Risk Management and Communication
PUBH 6126Assessment and Control of Environmental Hazards
PUBH 6137Environmental and Occupational Health Culminating Experience I
PUBH 6138Environmental and Occupational Health Culminating Experience II
PUBH 6591PA/MPH Clinical Leadership Seminar
PUBH 6853Use of Statistical Packages for Data Management and Data Analysis
Elective
One 1-credit PUBH course selected with the advisor's approval.

NOTE: PUBH 6000 may be met with PA clinical rotation in Occupational Health with advanced approval.

Epidemiology Track

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 138 credits, including 100 credits in physician assistant courses, 13 credits in MPH core, 18 credits in epidemiology track courses, 4 credits in selective courses, and 3 credits in electives.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 138 credits, including 100 credits in physician assistant courses, 17 credits in public health core courses, and 21 credits in department and program specific coursework as outlined.  

Physician assistant curriculum

Required
ANAT 6215Anatomy for Physician Assistant Students
PA 6101Clinical Assessment I
PA 6102Clinical Assessment II
PA 6103Clinical Assessment III
PA 6104Integration into Clinical Concepts I
PA 6105Integration into Clinical Concepts II
PA 6106Integration into Clinical Concepts III
PA 6109Foundations of Medicine
PA 6112Clinical Medicine I
PA 6113Clinical Medicine II
PA 6116Clinical Skills I
PA 6117Clinical Skills II
PA 6119Health, Justice, and Society II
PA 6120Human Behavior
PA 6121Clinical Specialties
PA 6122Role of PA in American Health Care
PA 6259Introduction to Clinical Education
PA 6261Inpatient Medicine Clinical Practicum
PA 6262Primary Care Practicum
PA 6263Surgical Inpatient Clinical Practicum
PA 6264Women's Health Clinical Practicum
PA 6265Pediatrics Clinical Practicum
PA 6266Emergency Medicine Clinical Practicum
PA 6267Behavioral Medicine Clinical Practicum
PA 6268Elective Clinical Practicum
PA 6300Introduction to Professional Practice
PHAR 6207Basic Principles of Pharmacology
PHAR 6208Pharmacology in Disease Pathophysiology For Health Sciences Students
PHYL 6211Physiology for Health Sciences Students

Public health, epidemiology curriculum

Required
MPH core
PUBH 6000MPH Applied Practice Experience
PUBH 6002Biostatistical Applications for Public Health
PUBH 6003Principles and Practices of Epidemiology
PUBH 6007Social and Behavioral Approaches to Public Health
PUBH 6009Fundamentals of Public Health Program Evaluation
PUBH 6011Environmental and Biological Foundations of Public Health
PUBH 6012Fundamentals of Health Policy
PUBH 6021Essentials of Public Health Practice and Leadership I
PUBH 6022Essentials of Public Health Practice and Leadership II
PUBH 6023Interprofessional Education Experience
Epidemiology track
PUBH 6015Culminating Experience
PUBH 6247Epidemiologic Methods I: Design of Health Studies
PUBH 6252Epidemiologic Methods II: Advanced Epidemiologic Methods
PUBH 6260Applied Epidemiologic Data Analysis
PUBH 6591PA/MPH Clinical Leadership Seminar
PUBH 6853Use of Statistical Packages for Data Management and Data Analysis
Selective
4 credits from the following:
PUBH 6237Chronic Disease Epidemiology
PUBH 6241Nutritional Epidemiology
PUBH 6242Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health: Reading the Research
PUBH 6244Cancer Epidemiology
PUBH 6245Infectious Disease Epidemiology
PUBH 6248Epidemiology of Aging
PUBH 6250Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS
PUBH 6259Epidemiology Surveillance in Public Health
Electives
2 credits in graduate-level Public Health courses.

Additional information including approved elective lists can be found on the program website.  

Global Environmental Health Track

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 138 credits, including 100 credits in physician assistant courses, 13 credits in MPH core, 23 credits in global environmental health courses, and 2 credits in electives.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 138 credits, including 100 credits in physician assistant courses, 17 credits in public health core courses, and 21 credits in department and program specific coursework as outlined.  

Physician assistant curriculum 

ANAT 6215Anatomy for Physician Assistant Students
PA 6101Clinical Assessment I
PA 6102Clinical Assessment II
PA 6103Clinical Assessment III
PA 6104Integration into Clinical Concepts I *
PA 6105Integration into Clinical Concepts II
PA 6106Integration into Clinical Concepts III
PA 6109Foundations of Medicine
PA 6111Evidence Based Practice for PA/MPH Students
PA 6112Clinical Medicine I
PA 6113Clinical Medicine II
PA 6116Clinical Skills I
PA 6117Clinical Skills II
PA 6119Health, Justice, and Society II
PA 6120Human Behavior
PA 6121Clinical Specialties
PA 6122Role of PA in American Health Care
PA 6259Introduction to Clinical Education
PA 6261Inpatient Medicine Clinical Practicum
PA 6262Primary Care Practicum
PA 6263Surgical Inpatient Clinical Practicum
PA 6264Women's Health Clinical Practicum
PA 6265Pediatrics Clinical Practicum
PA 6266Emergency Medicine Clinical Practicum
PA 6267Behavioral Medicine Clinical Practicum
PA 6268Elective Clinical Practicum *
PA 6300Introduction to Professional Practice
PHYL 6211Physiology for Health Sciences Students
PHAR 6207Basic Principles of Pharmacology
PHAR 6208Pharmacology in Disease Pathophysiology For Health Sciences Students

Public health (global environmental health) curriculum

Required
PUBH 6000MPH Applied Practice Experience
PUBH 6002Biostatistical Applications for Public Health
PUBH 6003Principles and Practices of Epidemiology
PUBH 6007Social and Behavioral Approaches to Public Health
PUBH 6009Fundamentals of Public Health Program Evaluation
PUBH 6011Environmental and Biological Foundations of Public Health
PUBH 6012Fundamentals of Health Policy
PUBH 6021Essentials of Public Health Practice and Leadership I
PUBH 6022Essentials of Public Health Practice and Leadership II
PUBH 6023Interprofessional Education Experience
PUBH 6121Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
PUBH 6126Assessment and Control of Environmental Hazards
PUBH 6128Global Environmental and Occupational Health
PUBH 6137Environmental and Occupational Health Culminating Experience I
PUBH 6138Environmental and Occupational Health Culminating Experience II
PUBH 6400Global Health Frameworks
PUBH 6411Global Health Qualitative Research Methods
PUBH 6435Global Health Program Development and Implementation
PUBH 6591PA/MPH Clinical Leadership Seminar
PUBH 6853Use of Statistical Packages for Data Management and Data Analysis
Electives
1 credit in PUBH courses selected with the advisor's approval.

NOTE: PUBH 6000 may be met with PA clinical rotation in Occupational Health with advanced approval.

Health Policy Track

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 138 credits, including 100 credits in physician assistant courses, 13 credits in MPH core, 22 credits in health policy track courses, and 3 credits in electives.

Physician assistant curriculum

ANAT 6215Anatomy for Physician Assistant Students
PA 6101Clinical Assessment I
PA 6102Clinical Assessment II
PA 6103Clinical Assessment III
PA 6104Integration into Clinical Concepts I
PA 6105Integration into Clinical Concepts II
PA 6106Integration into Clinical Concepts III
PA 6109Foundations of Medicine
PA 6112Clinical Medicine I
PA 6113Clinical Medicine II
PA 6116Clinical Skills I
PA 6117Clinical Skills II
PA 6119Health, Justice, and Society II
PA 6120Human Behavior
PA 6121Clinical Specialties
PA 6122Role of PA in American Health Care
PA 6259Introduction to Clinical Education
PA 6261Inpatient Medicine Clinical Practicum
PA 6262Primary Care Practicum
PA 6263Surgical Inpatient Clinical Practicum
PA 6264Women's Health Clinical Practicum
PA 6265Pediatrics Clinical Practicum
PA 6266Emergency Medicine Clinical Practicum
PA 6267Behavioral Medicine Clinical Practicum
PA 6268Elective Clinical Practicum
PA 6300Introduction to Professional Practice
PHAR 6207Basic Principles of Pharmacology
PHAR 6208Pharmacology in Disease Pathophysiology For Health Sciences Students
PHYL 6211Physiology for Health Sciences Students

Public health (health policy) curriculum

Required
Public health core
PUBH 6000MPH Applied Practice Experience
PUBH 6002Biostatistical Applications for Public Health
PUBH 6003Principles and Practices of Epidemiology
PUBH 6007Social and Behavioral Approaches to Public Health
PUBH 6009Fundamentals of Public Health Program Evaluation
PUBH 6011Environmental and Biological Foundations of Public Health
PUBH 6012Fundamentals of Health Policy
PUBH 6021Essentials of Public Health Practice and Leadership I
PUBH 6022Essentials of Public Health Practice and Leadership II
PUBH 6023Interprofessional Education Experience
Health policy track
PUBH 6310Statistical Analysis in Health Policy
PUBH 6315Introduction to Health Policy Analysis
PUBH 6320Advanced Health Policy Analysis
PUBH 6325Federal Policymaking and Policy Advocacy
PUBH 6335Public Health and Law
or PUBH 6330 Health Services and Law
PUBH 6340Health Economics and Finance
PUBH 6350Health Policy Capstone
PUBH 6591PA/MPH Clinical Leadership Seminar
Electives
3 credits in graduate-level Public Health courses.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 138 credits, including 100 credits in physician assistant courses, 15 credits in public health core courses, and 23 credits in department and program specific coursework as outlined.

Physician assistant curriculum 

Required
ANAT 6215Anatomy for Physician Assistant Students
PA 6101Clinical Assessment I
PA 6102Clinical Assessment II
PA 6103Clinical Assessment III
PA 6104Integration into Clinical Concepts I
PA 6105Integration into Clinical Concepts II
PA 6106Integration into Clinical Concepts III
PA 6109Foundations of Medicine
PA 6111Evidence Based Practice for PA/MPH Students
PA 6112Clinical Medicine I
PA 6113Clinical Medicine II
PA 6116Clinical Skills I
PA 6117Clinical Skills II
PA 6119Health, Justice, and Society II
PA 6120Human Behavior
PA 6121Clinical Specialties
PA 6122Role of PA in American Health Care
PA 6259Introduction to Clinical Education
PA 6261Inpatient Medicine Clinical Practicum
PA 6262Primary Care Practicum
PA 6263Surgical Inpatient Clinical Practicum
PA 6264Women's Health Clinical Practicum
PA 6265Pediatrics Clinical Practicum
PA 6266Emergency Medicine Clinical Practicum
PA 6267Behavioral Medicine Clinical Practicum
PA 6268Elective Clinical Practicum
PA 6300Introduction to Professional Practice
PHAR 6207Basic Principles of Pharmacology
PHAR 6208Pharmacology in Disease Pathophysiology For Health Sciences Students
PHYL 6211Physiology for Health Sciences Students

Public health, maternal and child health curriculum

Required
Public health core
PUBH 6000MPH Applied Practice Experience
PUBH 6002Biostatistical Applications for Public Health
PUBH 6003Principles and Practices of Epidemiology
PUBH 6007Social and Behavioral Approaches to Public Health
PUBH 6011Environmental and Biological Foundations of Public Health
PUBH 6012Fundamentals of Health Policy
PUBH 6021Essentials of Public Health Practice and Leadership I
PUBH 6022Essentials of Public Health Practice and Leadership II
PUBH 6023Interprofessional Education Experience
Prevention and community health
PUBH 6500Planning and Implementing Health Promotion Programs
PUBH 6501Program Evaluation
PUBH 6015Culminating Experience
PUBH 6591PA/MPH Clinical Leadership Seminar
Maternal and Child Health track
PUBH 6550Maternal and Child Health I
PUBH 6551Maternal and Child Health II
Required Program-Specific Electives- choose 6 credits from below
PUBH 6552Women's Health
PUBH 6553Adolescent Health
PUBH 6563Global Child Health
PUBH 6561Maternal and Child Health Policy Analysis
EXNS 6242Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle
PUBH 6359Reproductive Health Policy
PUBH 6335Public Health and Law
PUBH 6620Designing Healthy Communities
PUBH 6503Introduction to Public Health Communication and Marketing
PUBH 6452Social and Behavior Change Communication in Middle- to Low-Income Countries
PUBH 6400Global Health Frameworks
Electives
2 credits minimum (any graduate level course in SPH)