Masters in Public Health (MPH)

MPH – Health Promotion Specialization

The Health Promotion specialization is structured to prepare MPH students for leadership positions in health promotion, health education, and health improvement. The program emphasizes the planning, implementation and evaluation of prevention programs at the community level. The pursuit of social justice and global health are fundamental concepts throughout the MPH program.

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Assess factors that influence, enhance or impede health promotion
  • Explain the factors that influence the implementation of health promotion programs
  • Evaluate the implementation of health promotion programs
  • Integrate health promotion evaluation findings into interventions and policies
  • Apply the principles of financial management, information technology, human resource management and community development to create or improve health promotion programs
  • Provide advice and consultation on health promotion issues
  • Apply appropriate research principles and techniques to develop health promotion programs

MPH – Specialization in Health Administration

The Health Care Administration specialization prepares MPH students for leadership positions in public and private health care. Health care management involves the organization, financing, and delivery of services to prevent and treat disease and illness.

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Perform financial analysis, explain financial and accounting information, and make long-term investment decisions for a healthcare organization
  • Apply healthcare management methods to healthcare organizations
  • Use administrative and health information technologies to develop process and performance improvement plans
  • Incorporate quality management principles to improve outcomes in healthcare organizations
  • Synthesize Best Practices in Healthcare Leadership

The Community Mental Health specialization prepares students for leadership positions in planning, implementing, and evaluating community-wide prevention programs to improve mental health.

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Assess the social, political and environmental context of mental health in relation to public health practice
  • Create evidence-based programs to prevent or reduce mental health disorders in community settings
  • Design an evaluation plan to assess the effectiveness of a community mental health program
  • Identify the factors that promote or influence the occurrence, persistence or severity of mental and behavioral disorders
  • Apply research principles and techniques appropriate to mental health
  • Build an advocacy plan to improve culturally appropriate mental health policies in communities
Masters in Public Health (MPH)

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