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Curriculum

The Accelerated M.P.H. in Behavioral Sciences and Health Promotion is offered on-campus and in a fully online distance learning format.

The following courses are all 3 credits, unless otherwise noted

Semester I:  Summer 
Required Core Courses (15 credits)   

Health Care in the United States
Introduction to Biostatistics
Introduction to Epidemiology
Environmental Influences on Human Health
Behavioral and Social Factors in Public Health

Semester II:  Fall (19 credits)
Required and Elective Courses (6 credits) + Electives (12 credits)+ Applied Practice Experience (1 credit) 
Stress and Health
Research Methods for Population Science
Four elective courses (selected in consultation with Advisor) 
Applied Practice Experience (1 credit) 

Semester III:  Spring (12 credits)
Required and Elective Courses (6 credits) + Electives (6 credits)

Principles and Techniques of Behavior Change
Health Program Planning and Evaluation
Two elective courses (selected in consultation with Advisor)
Comprehensive Exam