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MPH - Global Health Concentration

Description

This program is intended for students interested in exploring how globalization is affecting determinants of health, the health status of populations, health policy and the capacity of nation states to deal with health and disease. Temple University is an international institution with a global focus with Temple campuses in China, Japan, Rome, and London. This concentration builds upon departmental faculty strengths in global health training and research programs in Africa, Latin America, and Asia.

 

MPH CORE COURSES (18 credits)

Course

Credits

Semester

PH 5001 Fundamentals of Public Health

3 credits

Fall, Spring, Summer

PH 5102 Theory of Health Behavior

3 credits

Fall, Spring, Summer

PH 5002 Biostatistics

3 credits

Fall, Spring, Summer

PH 5101 Epidemiology

3 credits

Fall, Spring, Summer

PH 8003 Political & Economic Aspects of Health

3 credits

Fall and Spring

PH 5103 Environmental Health

3 credits

In class Fall, Online Spring

 

Global Health Core (24 credits)

Course

Credits

Semester

PH 8011 Social Determinants of Healthor PH 8009 Health Psychology

3 credits

PH 8009  Fall; PH 8011  Spring

PH 8111 Program Planning (pre req: PH 5101, 5002 and 8102 or equivalent)

3 credits

 Spring

PH 5008 Seminar in International Health

3 credits

 Spring and every other  Summer

Fieldwork 1 (pre req PH 8111)

3 credits

 Summer and Fall

Fieldwork 2

3 Credits

 Fall and Spring

Concentration Elective - Pick at least one from:

PH 5107 Cmplx Emergencies & Forced Migration

Soc 9311 Immigration and Inequality

GUS 5075 Regional Development in Third World

PS 8304 International Organizations

3 credits each

(9 credits total)

Various offerings

Electives - Choose 3 electives from the List of Approved Electives (9 credits except dual degree students and students with transfer credits)