The courses listed below are required for an MPH in Public Health Genetics.

MPH Core Courses

(updated 3 Jan 2018)

Course Course name / Link to catalog description Quarter Offered Credits Sugg. Year
EPI 511 Introduction to Epidemiology (EPI 512 and 513 may substitute for EPI 511) AUT 4 1
BIOST 508 Biostatistical Reasoning for the Health Sciences WIN 4 1
OR        
BIOST 511 Medical Biometry I (BIOST 517 may substitute for BIOST 511) AUT 4 1
HSERV 511 Introduction to Health Services & Public Health AUT 3 1
ENVH 511 Environmental and Occupational Health SPR 3 1 or 2
HSERV 510 Social and Behavioral Sciences in Health Program Planning and Implementation AUT 3 1 or 2

PHG Core Courses

(updated 3 Jan 2018)

Course Course name / Link to catalog description Quarter Offered Credits Sugg. Year
PHG 511 Genetic Epidemiology Prerequisites: GENOME 371 or equivalent; AND EPI 511 or equivalent; AND BIOST 511 or equivalent   3 1
PHG 512 Legal, Ethical, and Social Issues in Public Health Genetics AUT 3 1
PHG 513 Basic Concepts in Pharmacogenetics and Toxicogenomics
Prerequisite: GENOME 372 or equivalent
WIN 3 1

AND

 

Course Course name / Link to catalog description Quarter Offered Credits Sugg. Year
PHG 521 Culture, Society, and Genomics SPR 3 1
PHG 523 Genetics and the Law Prerequisite: PHG 512 or equivalent (or instructor's permission) SPR 3 1
PHG 527 Social Science Research Methods SPR 3  

 

 

 

Seminar, Practicum, and Thesis Credits

Course Course name / Link to catalog description Credits Sugg. Year
PHG 580 PHG Interactive Seminar 1 credit/quarter (required at least six quarters) 1 1 & 2
PHG 595 PHG Master's Practicum 3  
PHG 700 Master's Thesis (minimum 9 credits required for degree) 9+ 2

 

Elective Courses

For a list of available electives, see MPH Elective Courses.