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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 48 credits, including 8 credits in foundational and research methods courses, 16 credits in program-specific courses, at least 15 credits in elective courses, and 9 credits in dissertation preparation and dissertation research. In addition, students must successfully complete a comprehensive examination.
|Foundational and research methods courses (8 credits)
|Pathways to Public Health
|Responsible Conduct of Research
|Study Design and Evaluation Methods
|Applied Statistical Analysis
|or PUBH 6862
|Applied Linear Regression Analysis for Public Health Research
|Program-specific courses (16 credits)
|Qualitative Research Methods and Analysis
|Measurement in Public Health and Health Services
|Advanced Topics in Social and Behavioral Sciences
|Application of Structural Equation Modeling to Public Health Research
|Advanced Topics in Critical Review of Social-Behavioral Theory and its Application in Public Health
|Multi-Level Interventions for Health Promotion
|At least 15 credits in elective courses selected in consultation with the advisor.
|Dissertation preparation and dissertation
|PhD Dissertation Proposal Development
|Dissertation Research (taken for 7 credits)
|Successful completion of a comprehensive examination is required.