Public Health (M.P.H.) - Global Health

Public Health (M.P.H.) - Global Health

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2022 through summer 2023. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
HLTH 501Biostatistics 13
HLTH 503Principles of Epidemiology3
HLTH 505Principles of Environmental Health3
HLTH 507Public Health Administration3
HLTH 509Social and Behavioral Theory Applications in Public Health3
HLTH 511Research Methods in Public Health3
Total Hours18
1

Gate 1 - Admission to Graduate School, Successful completion of PHGT 510 Public Health Orientation (0 c.h.), Completion of HLTH 501 Biostatistics (3 c.h.) with a grade of C or higher

Gate Courses
PHGT 510Public Health Orientation 10
PHGT 512Public Health Essay 20
PHGT 513Public Health Portfolio 30
PHGT 514Public Health Competency Exam 40
Total Hours0
1

Gate 1 - Admission to Graduate School, Successful completion of PHGT 510 Public Health Orientation (0 c.h.), Completion of HLTH 501 Biostatistics (3 c.h.) with a grade of C or higher

2

Gate 2 - Successful completion of PHGT 512 Public Health Essay (0 c.h.), Complete 12 credit hours (must include HLTH 501 Biostatistics (3 c.h.) with a grade of C or higher)

3

Gate 3 - Successful completion of PHGT 513 Public Health Portfolio (0 c.h.)

4

Gate 4 - Successful completion of PHGT 514 Public Health Competency Exam (0 c.h.) with a passing score of 70% or better. Students have three attempts to take the exam. Failure to pass the exam will result in remediation or dismissal from the program.

Global Health Concentration
HLTH 620Introduction to Global Health3
HLTH 622Primary Healthcare in Developing Countries3
HLTH 623Cultural Aspects of Health Behavior3
HLTH 624Sanitation in Developing Countries3
HLTH 625Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases3
HLTH 698Practicum 1,23
Total Hours18
1

Gate 5 - Successful completion of HLTH 698 Practicum (3 c.h.). Contact the Practicum Director for practicum agreement, application, and registration of HLTH 698 Practicum (3 c.h.), which will include 120 field hours and a 16 week practicum course.

2

Gate 6 - Apply for an meet all requirements for graduation.

Elective Courses
HLTH Elective 13
HLTH Elective 13
Total Hours6
1

Choose a 500-600 level HLTH course not already applying to the degree. Graduate level courses other than HLTH may be accepted, but only with program approval.

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 42 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

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