DO/MPH Curriculum Content

Core Courses - 19 Credit Units
    • Biostatistics

    • Epidemiology

    • Environmental Health Science

    • Health Policy and Management

    • Program Evaluation

    • Research Methods

    • Social and Behavioral Sciences

Track Required Courses - 6 Credit Units
Community Action for Health
    • Social Inequities and Health

    • Health Education and Promotion

Health Equity and Criminal Justice
    • Criminal Justice and Public Health

    • Criminal Justice Law and Advocacy

Global Health
    • Essentials of Global Health

    • Emerging Health Threats

Culminating Courses - 5 Credit Units
Field Study - 4 Credit Units (6 weeks)

Students apply the skills and knowledge they have acquired through didactic coursework during the field study phase of the curriculum.

Health Equity & Criminal Justice

Practice in a California correctional facility or with an organization serving individuals, families, and communities impacted by mass incarceration.

Community Action for Health

Practice in one of our 60+ domestic sites in locations including public health departments, health clinics and non-profit organizations.

Global Health

Practice in public health institutions, universities, governmental and non-governmental organizations in Bolivia, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Nepal or Uganda.

National Board of Public Health
Certified in Public Health Examination Preparation - 1 Credit Unit