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Course of Study Options

All MPH/MSW course of study options are full-time only. While there is a reduction in total credit hours for the dual degree program, you must meet all other requirements for both degree programs. You can concentrate your public health focus in either Health Services Administration or Community Health and Health Behavior.

MPH/MSW Options

The MPH/MSW options are for students with a bachelor's degree in any major.

The tracks below show the program beginning in the School of Social Work, however, students can begin the program in the School of Public Health and Health Professions if they wish, in which case, the first and second years would be switched. 

MPH Health Services Administration/ MSW

First Year

Second Year

Fall Semester

EEH 501 Principles of Epidemiology
EEH 530 Introduction to Health Care Organization
STA 527 Introduction to Medical Statistics
CHB 501 Study of Health Behavior
EEH 590 Contemporary Issues in Public Health

Spring Semester

EEH 520 Biological Basis of Public Health
EEH 532 Financial Management for Public Health Professionals
EEH 550 Environmental Health
EEH 590 Contemporary Issues in Public Health
MPH Elective

Third Year

Spring Semester

MPH Community Health and Health Behavior/ MSW

First Year

Second Year

Fall Semester

EEH 501 Principles of Epidemiology
EEH 530 Introduction to Health Care Organization
STA 527 Introduction to Medical Statistics
CHB 501 Study of Health Behavior
EEH 590 Contemporary Issues in Public Health

Spring Semester

CHB 502 Health Behavior Change
CHB 505 Applied Statistics for Public Health
EEH 520 Biological Basis of Public Health
EEH 550 Environmental Health
EEH 590 Contemporary Issues in Public Health

Third Year

MPH/ MSW Advanced Standing Options

The MPH/ MSW Advanced Standing tracks are for students with a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree only. View apply page for additional eligibility requirements.

Advanced Standing students must begin the program in the School of Public Health and Health Professions

MPH Health Services Administration/ MSW Advanced Standing

First Year

Fall Semester

EEH 501 Principles of Epidemiology
EEH 530 Introduction to Health Care Organization
STA 527 Introduction to Medical Statistics
CHB 501 Study of Health Behavior
EEH 590 Contemporary Issues in Public Health

Spring Semester

EEH 520 Biological Basis of Public Health
EEH 532 Financial Management for Public Health Professionals
EEH 550 Environmental Health
EEH 590 Contemporary Issues in Public Health
MPH Elective

Summer Semester (between first and second years)

Second Year

Spring Semester

MPH Community Health and Health Behavior/ MSW Advanced Standing

First Year

Fall Semester

EEH 501 Principles of Epidemiology
EEH 530 Introduction to Health Care Organization
STA 527 Introduction to Medical Statistics
CHB 501 Study of Health Behavior
EEH 590 Contemporary Issues in Public Health

Spring Semester

CHB 502 Health Behavior Change
CHB 505 Applied Statistics for Public Health
EEH 520 Biological Basis of Public Health
EEH 550 Environmental Health
EEH 590 Contemporary Issues in Public Health

Summer Semester (between first and second years)

Second Year