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

MPH Core Courses 1

Course Course name / Link to catalog description Quarter Offered Credits Sugg. Year
PHI 511 Foundations of Public Health AUT 3 YR 1
PHI 512 Analytic Skills for Public Health I AUT 7 YR 1
PHI 513 Analytic Skills for Public Health II AUT 3 YR 1
PHI 514 Determinants of Health WIN 3 YR 1 or 2
PHI 515 Implementing Public Health Interventions WIN 4 YR 1
PHI 516 Public Health Practice WIN 3 YR 1 or 2

(updated November 2019)

PHG Core Courses

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 SPR 3 YR 1
PHG 512 Legal, Ethical, and Social Issues in Public Health Genetics AUT 3 YR 1
PHG 513 Basic Concepts in Pharmacogenetics and Toxicogenomics
Prerequisite: GENOME 372 or equivalent
AUT 3 YR 1
PHG 523 Genetics and the Law Prerequisite: PHG 512 or equivalent (or instructor's permission) WIN 3 YR 1
PHG 527 Social Science Reserach Methods SPR 3 YR 1

(updated November 2019)

Seminar, Practicum, and Thesis Credits

Course Course name / Link to catalog description Credits Sugg. Year
PHG 580 PHG Interactive Seminar  1 per quarter (minimun 6 credits) YR 1 & 2
PHG 595 PHG Master's Practicum 3 AUT YR 2
PHG 700 Master's Thesis 9 + (minimum 9 credits required) YR 2

(updated November 2019)

Elective Courses

MPH students must complete a minimum of 7 elective credits. A list of approved electives is available on the MPH Elective Courses page.