Suggested Program Plan (Thesis Option)

We suggest that all students in the Master of Public Health Program with Specialization in Epidemiology program (thesis 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)

Note: 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: Introduction to Biostatistics
  • HESC 5210: Health Promotion and Illness Prevention
  • HESC 5213: Environmental and Occupational Public Health
Spring/Summer Term
  • HESC 5270: Epidemiology II
  • Develop and defend thesis proposal

Year Two

Fall Term
  • HESC 5510: Program Planning and Evaluation
  • HESC 5751: Data Management and Analysis
Winter Term
Spring/Summer Term
  • Defend Thesis