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MPH in Occupational Health Curriculum

Course Requirements

  • The 5 Core Courses 15 credit hours    
  • Required Courses 18 credit hours
  • Subspecialty Requirements and Elective Courses 9 credit hours
  • Integrated Public Health Practice 3 credit hours
  • Public Health Practicum courses 2 credit hours

Core Courses

OEH 5013 Environmental Health
BSE 5163 Biostatistics Methods I
BSE 5113 Principles of Epidemiology
HPS 5213 Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health
HAP 5113 Health Organization and Admin
HAP 5453 U. S. Health Care System

OEH Required Courses

OEH 5702 Principles of Safety
OEH 6553 Occupational and Environmental Toxicology
OEH 5723 Fundamentals of Occupational and Environmental Health Science
OEH 5843 Clinical Occupational Medicine I
OEH 5853 Clinical Public Health Practice
HPS 5073 Human Behavior in Occupational Medicine
CPH 7003 Integrated Public Health Practice
CPH 7941 Practicum Preparation Seminar
CPH 7950 Public Health Practicum   

Subspecialty Requirements

6 credit hours required courses; 3 credit hours elective courses
OEH 5262 Occupational and Environmental Law
OEH 5860 Clinical Preceptorship in Occupational Medicine (4 credit hours)

Physicians Assistants:
7 credit hours required courses, 2 credit hours elective course
OEH 5734 Noise and Radiation Hazards (4 credit hours)
OEH 5860 Clinical Preceptorship in Occupational Medicine (4 credit hours)

Other Licensed Professionals (nurses, pharmacists, veterinarians):
3 or 5 credit hours required courses; 4 or 6 credit hours elective courses

Additional Degree Requirements

  • Students in the MPH in occupational health degree program are required to take the CPH Examination.