Apply knowledge theoretical constructs from related social and behavioral sciences needed to plan and implement acceptable evidence-based intervention strategies for preventive health practices.
Demonstrate skills and competencies needed to define the human health effects of exposure to hazardous and toxic substances and to integrate these results with engineering, social, economic and political concerns to reach decisions.
Demonstrate educational instructions in the recognition of community health indicators and evaluation of factors in the home and workplace that may cause disease, dysfunction, human suffering and premature death.
Demonstrate skills and competencies needed to distinguish the relative effectiveness of different public health interventions utilizing appropriate principles and methods from health, the social and behavioral sciences.
Demonstrate skills and capacity to effectively plan, manage, implement, and evaluate health promotion and disease prevention programs as well as advocacy related to behavioral, social, environmental and cultural factors that affect health and health-related behaviors.
Apply instructional and research skills in the technical and scientific disciplines that have direct or indirect impact on the prevention of disease and the promotion of health and wellness through the control of environment.
To be awarded an MPH degree, students must successfully complete all academic work by the semester they wish to graduate. Capstone fieldwork experience or a thesis must also be completed. Specific requirements to be fulfilled by the graduating students include: