Public Health Gate (PHGT)
A preparation course for Master of Public Health students to introduce available University and Departmental resources, important strategies, and the required Gate System for the purpose of assisting with the successful completion of the program.
Master of Public Health students will write a personal reflection essay that defines public health in their own words. The essay needs to identify their interest in the field and their future goals, which will assist staff and faculty with career advising and help better prepare students for the field.
Registration Restrictions: PHGT 510 (Grade of P), a minimum of 12 completed credit hours, and HLTH 501
Online Prerequisite: HLTH 501 and HLTH 503 and HLTH 505 and HLTH 507 and HLTH 509 and HLTH 511 (may be taken concurrently) and PHGT 512
Master of Public Health students will complete an electronic portfolio of artifacts as a part of meeting CEPH accreditation, departmental standards, and for future job preparation. This will include deliverables from core classes within the program, their resume, applied practical experiences, and inter-professional experiences.
Online Prerequisite: HLTH 501 and HLTH 503 and HLTH 505 and HLTH 507 and HLTH 509 and HLTH 511 and PHGT 513
The purpose of this course is to ensure students meet the required accreditation and departmental standards of the Master of Public Health program. The course consists of the required competency exam students must pass to successfully complete the program, which measures the substantive and integrative knowledge of the field of public health.