The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Program provides public health education in:
Students will gain the skills needed to develop, implement, and evaluate interventions with a special emphasis on women, children, and families over the lifespan. Programs will be conceptualized with sensitivity to cultural diversity within a global context.
Please visit the university course catalog for degree program competencies, requirements, and model course schedules.
The MPH degree in Maternal and Child Health requires a total of 45 credits that includes:
SPHTM - Core Courses (15 Credits)
MPH in MCH- Required Courses (18 Credits)
Elective Courses (12 credits)
Selected from graduate-level courses offered within the department, school, or university in consultation with your academic advisor.
Practicum (SPHL 9980)
All Maternal and Child Health students complete a 300 hour practicum to gain practical experience. The practicum is usually completed after core courses are completed.
Culminating Experience (SPHL 7950)
Students in the MPH in Maternal and Child Health conduct a public health analysis.
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