MPH Required Courses

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

MPH Core Courses

(updated 10-21-2013)

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) Autumn 4 1
BIOST 508 Biostatistical Reasoning for the Health Sciences   4 1
OR        
BIOST 511 Medical Biometry I (BIOST 517 may substitute for BIOST 511) Autumn 4 1
HSERV 511 Introduction to Health Services & Public Health Autumn 3 1
ENVH 510 Global Environmental and Occupational Health Winter 4 1 or 2
OR
ENVH 511 Environmental and Occupational Health Winter 3 1 or 2
HSERV 510 Society and Health Spring 3 1 or 2

PHG Core Courses

(updated 15 Aug 2014)

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 Spring 3 1
PHG 512 Legal, Ethical, and Social Issues in Public Health Genetics Winter 3 1
PHG 513 Basic Concepts in Pharmacogenetics and Toxicogenomics
Prerequisite: GENOME 372 or equivalent
Winter 3 1

AND

 

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

 

 

 

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 complete list of available electives, see MPH Elective Courses.