Generalist

Foundational and Core Courses

Complete all courses (34 credits):

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

PH 801 Introduction to Public Health 3
PH 802 Biostatistics for Public Health 3
PH 803 Epidemiology for Public Health 3
PH 804 Public Health Policy and Administration 3
PH 805 Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health 3
PH 806 Environmental Factors of Health 3
PH 827 Principles of Public Health Leadership 1
PH 828 Community Engagement in Public Health Practice 3
PH 843 Public Health Research Methods 3
PH 854 Health Equity Framework for Public Health Practice 3
PH 892 Public Health Applied Practice Experience 3
PH 893 Public Health Integrative Learning Experience 3

Generalist Concentration Curriculum

Complete the Generalist Concentration course (3 credits):

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

PH 853

Public Health Program/Intervention Evaluation

3

Complete one of the following elective courses (3 credits):

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

PH 832 Global Public Health 3
PH 833 Introduction to Pharmaceutical Counterfeiting and Public Health 3
PH 838 Cultural Aspects of Public Health Practice 3
PH 847 Public Health in Ghana: A One Health Perspective 3
PH 861 Introduction to Public Health Nutrition 3
PH 863 Parasitic Diseases and Public Health in Developing Countries 3
PH 865 Vitamins and Minerals: Risks to Public Health 3
PH 871 Vaccine Preventable Diseases of Public Health Importance 3
PH 873 Maternal and Child Health: A Global Public Health Perspective 3
PH 877 Public Health Nutrition and the Life Stages 3
PH 882 Public Health Nutrition: Assessment and Development of Population-Based Interventions 3

Complete one of the following elective courses (3 credits):

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

PH 808 Public Health Surveillance 3
PH 831 Communicable Diseases in Public Health 3
PH 836 Comparative Global Health Systems 3
PH 837 Poverty and Public Health 3
PH 840 Public Health Finance 3
PH 852 Outbreak Investigations in Public Health 3
PH 862 Global Pandemics and Public Health Systems, Law, and Community Impacts 3
PH 864 Intersection of Human and Animal Health 3
PH 876 Nutrition and Chronic Diseases: Living Longer and Healthier 3
PH 889 Applied Epidemiology Methods for Public Health Practitioners 3

MSU Course Descriptions

Competencies:

  1. Design a program evaluation to address a public health issue.
  2. Conceptualize a public health intervention using a health equity framework.
  3. Propose principles of community engagement and associated methodologies to public health practice.
  4. Investigate the relationship between environmental agents and adverse health outcomes with consideration of the social determinants of health.
  5. Analyze the ethical assumptions and implications underlying decisions in public health practice.