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  School of Public Health 2020-2022 Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) Programs LGBTQ Health Curriculum  


Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) Curriculum (45 credits) - LGBTQ Health

Students seeking the M.P.H. in LGBTQ health degree must complete 45 credits of academic work with a minimum GPA of at least 3.0; earn no more than 9 credits bearing grades less than B; and complete the degree requirements within six years. Courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted.

CORE COURSES (18 credits)
  • PHCO 0501 - Health Systems and Policy
  • PHCO 0502 - Principles and Methods of Epidemiology
  • PHCO 0503 - Introduction to Environmental Health
  • PHCO 0504 - Introduction to Biostatistics (Prerequisite: Quantitative Skills Assessment)
  • PHCO 0505 - Social and Behavioral Health Sciences in Public Health
  • PHCO 0513 - Leadership and Management Essentials for Public Health
PRACTICUM (3 credits)
  • PRAC 0715 - Applied Practice Experience (0 credits) [Prerequisites: APE Learning Agreement, PHCO 0502, PHCO 0504 and concentration course(s) as approved by adviser]
  • PRAC 0716 - Practicum Capstone (3 credits) [Prerequisites: APE Deliverables and Rubrics, Capstone Learning Agreement and PRAC 0715]
  • PRAC 0621 - Interprofessional Education (0 credits)
  • UGPH 0640 - LGBTQ Health: History and Context
  • UGPH 0642 - LGBTQ Health and Health Disparities
  • UGPH 0644 - Methods for Hard to Reach Populations
  • UGPH 0646 - Transgender Health
  • UGPH 0648 - Public Health Aspects of HIV Prevention and Care
  • HBSP 0652 - Program Planning and Evaluation
ELECTIVES (6 credits)

Students may choose elective courses from among other concentration courses, from courses within Rutgers School of Public Health, or other Rutgers graduate programs with faculty adviser approval.
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