Suggested Program Plan (Course Option)

We suggest that all students in the Master of Public Health Program with Specialization in Epidemiology program (course option) complete the following.  The plan described below may not necessarily be offered in this order.

• Standard Full-time students must complete all requirements within 6 terms (2 years)
• Flexible Full-time students must complete all requirements within 12 terms (4 years)

For detailed information about each course, see our University Calendar.

Year One

Fall Term
  • HESC 5010: Foundations of Public and Population Health
  • HESC 5013: Social and Ecological Determinants of Health
  • HESC 5070: Epidemiology I
Winter Term
  • HESC 5030: Biostatistics
  • HESC 5210: Health Promotion and Illness Prevention
  • HESC 5213: Environmental and Occupational Public Health
Spring/Summer Term
  • HESC 5270: Epidemiology II 

Year Two

Fall Term
  • HESC 5510: Program Planning and Evaluation
  • HESC 5751: Data Management and Analysis
Winter Term
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
Spring/Summer Term

The following electives are normally offered in Fall/Winter and are recommended if available.

  • HESC 5330: Critical Appraisal
  • HESC 5370: Field Epidemiology
  • HESC 5410: Survey Methods