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  School of Public Health 2022-2024 Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) Programs Population Aging Competencies  


Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) Competencies - Population Aging

Each concentration identifies competencies for each degree offered. These competencies reflect the full range of knowledge, skills, and other attributes that a student will acquire as a result of completing the requirements for a particular degree.

Upon graduation, a student completing the M.P.H. curriculum in population aging will be able to:
  • explain the obstacles to, or facilitators of, improved older adult outcomes and population aging outcomes;
  • compare the experience of aging inthe United States with the experience of aging outside the United States;
  • analyze interventions or policies to improve population aging outcomes (physical health, mental health, well-being, morbidity, mortality, etc.);
  • analyze the effects of inequality at birth and adverse childhood experiences on population aging outcomes;
  • analyze treatments and interventions to improve end-of-life outcomes; and
  • use theories of aging in the analysis and evaluation of current health care issues.
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