Master of Science in Community Health

Applicable Degrees

 

Master of Science in Community Health:
Specialization in Health Policy and Administration

The Master of Science in Community Health: Specialization in Health Policy and Administration concentrates on health policy, health services administration, business, and political science.

Admission Requirements

  • Successful completion with a grade B or above of courses in:
    • Economics
    • Social sciences
    • Data collection and processing including measurement, questionnaire design, computerization, descriptive health measures, and statistical analysis through regression.
  • Deficiencies in any area listed above will require additional coursework for successful completion of the degree.

Degree Requirements

  • Minimum of 48 hours of graduate credit. 24 hours must be at the 500 level, with 12 hours of course work in Community Health courses.
  • Thesis

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Master of Science in Community Health:
Specialization in Epidemiology

The Master of Science in Community Health: Specialization in Epidemiology prepares graduates for advanced public health research or as health and safety specialists in epidemiology.

Admission Requirements

  • Successful completion of courses in biological and social sciences and mathematics.
  • One additional unit of statistics (CHLTH 391 Biostatistics or SOC 385 Social Statistics, I, or equivalent) if they did not complete courses through regression and correlation with a grade of B or better in their undergraduate study
  • One unit of data analysis (CHLTH 321 Health Data Analysis, or equivalent) if they did not complete such a course with a grade of B or better in their undergraduate study.

Degree Requirements

  • Minimum of 32 hours of graduate credit with at least 12 hours at the 500 level, 8 hours of which must be in Community Health
  • Thesis

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Master of Public Health

The Master of Public Health (MPH) Degree Program at Illinois is a 48 credit program that provides education and training in the five core areas of public health: Health Policy and Management, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Environmental Health, and Health Behavior and Promotion. A "Concentration" is offered in Health Behavior and Promotion. In addition to Core and Concentration courses, students take electives, complete an off-site Practicum and do a final "capstone" project that integrates knowledge and skills acquired as an MPH student.

View the Master of Public Health website

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Master of Science in Rehabilitation

View details about the graduate Rehabilitation program.

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