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Accelerated Master of Public Health

The Accelerated MPH for Clinicians is a fast-paced, in-person program designed to deliver an academically rigorous and comprehensive public health education to professionals with prior medical or clinical healthcare education. The program is comprised of 10.5-units (i.e., the equivalent of 42 semester credits) that students can complete in one year (July – May), beginning with an online session in the summer. The curriculum will enable clinical professionals to achieve a deep and broad understanding of public health at a pace that complements their existing experience. Drawing on expertise from faculty within biostatistics, epidemiology, health services, policy and practice, and behavioral sciences, the Accelerated MPH program is designed to transform clinicians into experts in public health.

The following nine courses form the curriculum through which students will develop the program competencies:

Summer Course (online)
Leadership and Communication (2 units)
Fall Courses
Needs Analysis and Program Planning (1.5 units including 80 hours of practicum)
PHP 2081
Health Policy and Equity
Introduction to Methods in Epidemiologic Research
Biostatistics for Public Health Research
Spring Courses
Clinical Trials Methodology
Integrated Learning Experience for Accelerated MPH Program
PHP 2727
Putting Research Into Practice with Implementation Science
Students must select one of the following two methods courses: PHP2040 or PHP2060
Survey Research Methods
Qualitative Methods in Health Research

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