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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 45 credits, including 17 credits in core courses, 10 credits in program-specific courses, 10 credits in concentration-specific courses, 6 credits in general elective courses, and a 2-credit culminating experience. 

Core courses
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
Program-specific courses
PUBH 6052Practical Data Management and Analysis for Public Health
PUBH 6442Comparative Global Health Systems
PUBH 6500Planning and Implementing Health Promotion Programs
PUBH 6503Introduction to Public Health Communication and Marketing
Concentration-specific courses
PUBH 6128Global Environmental and Occupational Health
PUBH 6400Global Health Frameworks
PUBH 6480Public Health in Humanitarian Settings
PUBH 6486Global Health Programs and Approaches to the Control of Infectious Diseases
PUBH 6563Global Child Health
General electives
6 credits in any PUBH graduate-level courses.
Culminating experience
PUBH 6060MPH@GW Culminating Experience I
PUBH 6061MPH@GW Culminating Experience II