The Master of Public Health in Interdisciplinary Public Health is a 45-credit hour program that is designed to provide broad based knowledge and skills in public health practice to those individuals working in the public health arena wishing additional education for career enhancement and/or advancement. The interdisciplinary degree also provides an opportunity for those individuals with a professional degree in health care or health service to complement their professional knowledge and skills with a public health perspective.
The Hudson College of Public Health and the Master of Public Health program offered by the Department are accredited by the Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH). The MPH program may be completed by full or part-time students and is offered in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.
The following are required:
Must be in good standing with the college or university where currently enrolled or last attended.
Bachelor’s degree or entry-level first professional degree from an accredited institution.
Grade point average of 3.0 or above using the upper-division coursework of the bachelor's degree.
Career goal statement uploaded through SOPHAS
Current CV/Resume uploaded through SOPHAS
International applicants are required to demonstrate English proficiency
by submitting TOEFL
(score of 88 or above) or IELTS
(score of 6.5 or above) that meet the minimum required score
. TOEFL scores must be submitted to SOPHAS using the designation code #5688.
Hudson College of Public Health applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and applications will be reviewed as they are complete. All materials must be submitted by the deadlines listed below for full consideration.
MPH in Interdisciplinary Public Health
Spring: December 15
Fall: August 1
Summer: May 1
CURRENT OU STUDENTS OR ALUMNI APPLICATION PROCESS
Application Instructions for Current OU Students and OU Alumni can be found here.
NON-OU STUDENTS OR ALUMNI APPLICATION PROCESS
STEP 1: SOPHAS APPLICATION
Submit a SOPHAS application (www.sophas.org) and required fee (click here to review information regarding SOPHAS fees and fee waivers). The documentation identified in the ‘Admission Requirements’ section must be submitted in SOPHAS.
STEP 2: SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION
Applicants to the OU Hudson College of Public Health are required to submit a supplemental application and fee. The supplemental application is available via the OU Health Sciences Center website at: https://apps.ouhsc.edu/admissions/. Applicants must select the same program(s) in the supplemental application as they did in the SOPHAS application.
PLEASE NOTE: There is no fee for the supplemental application
||16 credit hours
||15 credit hours
||9 credit hours
|Integrated Public Health Practice
||3 credit hours
|Public Health Practicum Courses
||2 credit hours
||45 CREDIT HOURS
||Biostatistics Methods I
||Principles of Epidemiology
||Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health
||U.S. Health Care System
||Qualitative Methods in Public Health
||Health Care Policy and Politics
||Computer Applications in Public Health
||Epidemiology of Infectious Disease
||Epidemiology and Prevention of Chronic Diseases
||Program Planning for Health Promotion
||Integrated Public Health Practice
||Practicum Preparation Seminar - 1 credit hour
||Public Health Practicum - 1 credit hour (240 contact hours)
|Electives from the College of Public Health
||9 credit hours
A minimum of 45 credit hours is required for an MPH Interdisciplinary Public Health degree.
Additional Degree Requirements:
- NBPHE Certified in Public Health (CPH) Examination
- Interprofessional Education Requirement
- Culminating Experience
CLICK HERE FOR A PDF PRINTABLE VERSION OF THE CURRICULUM.
This degree program is subject to the policies and procedures printed in Hudson College of Public Health Bulletin.
The MPH Interidsciplinary Public Health is NOT considered a STEM-designated degree program.
A STEM-designated program is an academic program that falls under at least one of the approved categories from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). These categories are recognized by the government for their focus on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) topics. DHS's updated STEM-designated degree list can be found here: https://www.ice.gov/doclib/sevis/pdf/stemList2022.pdf.