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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
MHS 630*/**(SP ONLY) Essentials for Chronic and Infectious Disease Epidemiology Perspective (UMB) 3
MHS 615 (Fall Only) Biostatistics for the Health Professional (UMB) 3

**Equivalent graduate level courses available at other USM institutions through inter-institutional enrollment

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
EHS 632 Disaster Health Services 3
CIPP 960* Critical Issues in Global Women’s & Childrens Health (UMB) 3
MHS 605* Perspectives on Global Health (UMB) 3
MHS 610* National/Int’l Approaches to Healthcare Delivery (UMB) 3
MHS 611** Observational Epidemiology in Implementation and Dissemination Research (UMB) 3
MHS 639* Health Responses to Mass Violence and Disaster (UMB) 3
MHS 631** Global Non-Communicable (NCD) Epidemiology (UMB) 3
PH 610 Foundations of Public Health (UMB) 3
PH 648 Introduction to the Health System and Healthcare Management
PUBL 600 Research Methodology 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