Behavioral and Community Health, Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)

Non-thesis option only: 45 credits

Course Title Credits
SPHL601Core Concepts in Public Health1
SPHL602Foundations of Epidemiology and Biostatistics4
SPHL603Public Health Data Laboratory1
SPHL610Program and Policy Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation5
SPHL611Public Health Ethics1
SPHL620Leadership, Teams, and Coalitions: Policy to Advocacy2
HLTH625Community Assessment through Qualitative Methods3
HLTH665Health Behavior I3
HLTH672Public Health Informatics3
HLTH710Methods and Techniques of Research3
HLTH780Community Health3
HLTH778Internship in Public Health4
HLTH786Capstone Project in Public Health3
Electives9
Total Credits45

The MPH in Behavioral and Community Health is a 45-credit program which includes coursework, an internship, and a MPH project. It takes 2 years to complete as a full-time student and 3.5-5.0 years to complete as a part-time student. The program cannot be completed in less than 2 years due to limited course availability. At this time, the majority of courses are held in-person on the College Park campus, a few are online.