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USC Master of Public Health Program

2013-2014Curriculum(47**Units)

C O R E C O U R S E S (27 units)
PM501 Foundations in Health Education Behavior 4
PM508 Health Service Delivery in the U.S. 4
PM510 Principles of Biostatistics 4
PM512 Principles of Epidemiology 4
PM529 Environmental and Occupational Health: An Epidemiological Approach 4
PM564 Public Health Leadership and Management 3
PM596 Practicumin Public Health 2
PM597 Capstone in Public Health 2
HEALTH EDUCATION &PROMOTION TRACK

BIOSTATISTICS/EPIDEMIOLOGY TRACK HEALTH COMMUNICATION TRACK PUBLIC HEALTH POLICY

T R A C K C O R E C O U R S E S (12units)

T R A C K C O R E C O U R S E S (12units)

T R A C K C O R E C O U R S E S (8units)

T R A C K C O R E C O U R S E S (16units)
PM528 ProgramPlanning & Evaluation 4 PM511al Data Analysis (SAS) 4 PM526 Communication in Public Health

4 PM547

Public Health Policy and
Politics
4
PM563 Organizing and Mobilizing
Communities for Global Health
4 PM511b Data Analysis (STATA) 4 PM536 ProgramEvaluation & Research 4 PPD501ab Economics for Policy,
Planning and Development
2-2
Select one of the following:

Select one of the following:
PPD555 Public Policy Formulation
and Implementation
4
PM526* Communications in Public Health
OR
4 PM527 Infectious Disease Epidemiology

4 PPD560 Methods for Policy Analysis 4
PM562* Intervention Approaches for Health
Promotion & Disease Prevention
4 PM536 ProgramEvaluation & Research

4
PM537 Chronic Disease Epidemiology 4

T R A C K E L E C T I V E C O U R S E S
(4units)

T R A C K E L E C T I V E C O U R S E S
(at least 4units)

T R A C K E L E C T I V E C O U R S E S
(8units)

T R A C K E L E C T I V E C O U R S E S
(at least 2units)
PM514 Detection and Control of Sexually
Transmitted Infections
4 PM514 Detection & Control of Sexually
Transmitted Infections
4 PM530 Biological Basis of Disease 4 PM514 Detection & Control of Sexually
Transmitted Infections
4
PM525 Culture and Health: An
International Perspective
4 PM515 Behavioral Epidemiology 3 PM542 Social Network Analysis 4 PM528 ProgramPlanning & Evaluation
4
PM526* Communications in Public Health 4 PM523 Design of Clinical Studies 3 PM562 Intervention Approaches for Health
Promotion & Disease Prevention
4 PM530 Biological Basis of Disease 4
PM530 Biological Basis of Disease 4 PM527* Infectious Disease Epidemiology 4 COMM510 Communication, Values, Attitudes
and Behavior
4 PM536 ProgramEvaluation & Research
4
PM536 ProgramEvaluation & Research 4 PM530 Biological Basis of Disease 4 CMGT 511 Health Communication 4 PM542 Social Network Analysis 4
PM562* Intervention Approaches for Health
Promotion & Disease Prevention
4 PM532 Genetics in Public Health 4 CMGT 528 Web Designs for Organizations 4 PM548 Prevention and Public Policy
2
PM536* ProgramEvaluation & Research 4 CMGT 583 Social Marketing and
Entertainment Education
4 PM578 Global Health Governance and
Diplomacy
4
PM537* Chronic Disease Epidemiology 4 CMGT 587 Audience Analysis 4 PM585 Child Health Policy 4
PM542 Social Network Analysis 4 JOUR508 Introduction to Strategic Public
Relations
3 PPD513

Legal Issues in Health Care
Delivery
4
PM546 Biological Threats and Terrorism 4 JOUR536 Digital, Social and Mass Media
Public Relations Media Strategies
3 PPD514

Economic Concepts Applied to
Health
4
PM558 Environmental Epidemiology 4 PPD542 Policy and ProgramEvaluation 3
ELECTIVE (at least 4units) ELECTIVE (at least 4units) ELECTIVE (at least 4units)

ELECTIVE (at least 2units)
USC Master of Public Health Program
2013-2014Curriculum(47**Units)



C O R E C O U R S E S (27 units)
PM501 Foundations in Health Education Behavior 4
PM508 Health Service Delivery in the U.S. 4
PM510 Principles of Biostatistics 4
PM512 Principles of Epidemiology 4
PM529 Environmental and Occupational Health: An Epidemiological Approach 4
PM564 Public Health Leadership and Management 3
PM596 Practicumin Public Health 2
PM597 Capstone in Public Health 2

CHILDANDFAMILY HEALTH TRACK GLOBAL HEALTH LEADERSHIP TRACK

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH TRACK


T R A C K C O R E C O U R S E S (12units)

T R A C K C O R E C O U R S E S (12units)

T R A C K C O R E C O U R S E S (12units)

PM528 ProgramDesign and Evaluation 4 PM525 Culture and Health: Global
Perspectives
4 PM553 Human Exposure Assessment for
Public Health
4

PM580 Foundations of Child Health 4 PM565 Introduction to Global Health 4 PM554 Biological Effects of Environmental
Toxins
4

PM585 Child Health Policy 4 PM576 Global Health Research, Program
Design, Implementation & Evaluation
4 PM555 Environmental Health, Policy, and
Practice
4


T R A C K E L E C T I V E C O U R S E S
(4units)

T R A C K E L E C T I V E C O U R S E S
(4units)

T R A C K E L E C T I V E C O U R S E S
(4units)

PM530 Biological Basis of Disease 4 PM530 Biological Basis of Disease 4 PM530 Biological Basis of Disease 4

PM540 Maternal & Child Nutrition 4 PM557 Global Environmental Health 4 PM556 Environment and Brain 4

PM581 Quality & Inequality in Health Care:
Examination of Health Services
4 PM563 Organizing and Mobilizing
Communities for Global Health
4 PM557 Global Environmental Health 4


PM582 Epidemiology and Prevention of
Pediatric Injury
4 PM567 Floods, Quakes & Human Folly: An
Interdisciplinary Approach to Disaster
Study
4 PM558 Environmental Epidemiology:
Concepts, Methods, and Practice
4


PM583 Foundations of Early Childhood
Mental Health
4 PM568 Ethical Issues in International Health
Research, Promotion and
Intervention
4


PM584 Systems of Care for Children with
Special Needs
4 PM577 Global Health, Lawand Human
Rights
4


PM578 Global Health Governance and
Diplomacy
4


ELECTIVE (at least 4units) ELECTIVE (at least 4units) ELECTIVE (at least 4units)

*May receive credit for track core or track elective only.

**Students admitted to a dual degree program (i.e. MD/MPH, MSW/MPH, etc) will receive a waiver for their 4 unit elective, thus completing a minimum of 43 units to complete the MPH program. All other
students must complete a minimum of 47 units to meet minimum unit requirements to graduate from the MPH program.