Program Overview

The new PhD in Public Health, One Health concentration will require a minimum of 90 post-baccalaureate credit hours. These credits will include core public health coursework (15 credits); quantitative methods and statistics (12 credits); professional issues (7 credits); concentration area (35 credits); supervised research (3 credits); supervised teaching (3 credits); and dissertation research (15 credits). Recommended undergraduate prerequisite training for One Health degrees include basic biology, chemistry, physiology, and college algebra.

The One Health concentration is a research-oriented health degree that emphasizes working across public health, veterinary health, and environmental health disciplines to tackle difficult health problems. This program is designed to bridge the gap between various areas of animal, plant, and human health to improve the well being of all species.


Degree Requirements

I. Public Health Core: 15 Credits

Credits

Introduction to Biostatistical Methods

3

Principles of Epidemiology

3

Environmental Health Concepts in Public Health

3

Introduction to US Health Care System

3

Psychological, Behavioral, ansd Social Issues in Public Health

3

II. Concentration Core: 36-38 Credits

 

Credits

Aquatic Systems and Environmental Health; or Water Quality & Human Health

3

An Introduction to Entomology, Zoonotic Diseases, and Food Safety

3

Occupational & Environmental Health among Agriculture Workers

3

Environmental Infectious Diseases: A Molecular Approach

3

International Public Health or Global Health and Development I

3

Environmental and Global Health Journal Club

3

Research Methods Rotation, setting based on student focus General Electives*

TBD

Elective Different Area* TBD

III. Quantitative Methods and Statistics: 12 credits

Credits

Regression Methods for the Life Sciences

4

Epidemiology Methods

4

Elective 4

IV. Professional Issues: 5-7 credits

Credits

Public Health Journal Club

TBD

Public Health Ethics

TBD

Public Health Grant Writing TBD
Critical Thinking in EGH TBD

V. Advanced Research: 3 credits

Credits

Advanced Research

3

VI. Supervised Teaching: 3 credits

Credits

Supervised Teaching in Public Health

3

VII. Dissertation Hours: 15 credits

Credits

Research for Doctoral Dissertation

15

 

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