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Track II: Preventative Medicine and Epidemiology

(Available via Distance Education* or On Campus)

*Some on-campus courses required

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For Degree requirements for students enrolled prior to 2016, please contact Renee Decker

Core Courses (6 credits required)

Course Number Course Name Credits Semester Offered

EHS 630

Issues Analysis and Proposal Writing

3

Fall only

EHS 640

Introduction to High-Performance EHS

3

Fall only

 

Methods Requirement (6 credits required)

Course Number Course Name Credits
PREV 600 Principles of Epidemiology (UMB) 3
PREV 621 Biostatistical Methods (UMB) 3

 

Electives (18 total credits required)

Non-Thesis Option:
(15 Elective credits, at least one from each group, and 3 Special Studies credits)

Thesis Option:
(12 Elective credits, at least one from each group, and 6 Special Studies credits)

GROUP I: Electives
Choose at least one of the following:
Course Number Course Name Credits
PH/PREV 610 Foundations of Public Health (UMB) 3
PH/PREV 648 Introduction to the Health System and Healthcare Management (UMB) 2-3
PREV 643 Healthcare Economics (UMB) 3
PREV 668 Environmental and Occupational Medicine (UMB) 3
PREV 720 Statistical Methods in Epidemiology (UMB) 3
SOCY 620 (Pending) Social Epidemiology (UMBC) (Class Pending) 3
GROUP II: Electives
Choose at least one of the following
Course Number Course Name Credits
EHS 609 Guided Introduction to EMS Research 3
EHS 632 Disaster Health Services 3
EHS 633 Refugee Health Services 2
EHS 634 Disaster Mitigation 3
EHS 636 Disaster Response 3
EHS 637 Disaster Recovery 3
EHS 638 Disaster Preparedness 3
EHS 639 Catastrophic Preparation and Response 3
EHS 720 Emergency Health Services Quality Management 3
PUBL 601 Political and Social Context of Policy 3
PUBL 603 Theory and Practice of Policy Analysis 3
PUBL 652 Politics of Health 3
SOCY 655 Disability and Rehabilitation 3
GROUP III: Special Studies
Choose one of the following:
Course Number Course Name Credits
EHS 790 Research Project (topical) 3
EHS 799 Master’s Thesis Research 6


Total Required Credits: 30