Curriculum - MS in Population Health Sciences

The online MS in Population Health Sciences program consists of 30 credit hours. Students have the option of completing a thesis.

Required Courses (18 hours)

  • Basic Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Essentials of Population Health
  • Health Economics
  • Health Policy and Planning
  • Outcome Research in Population Health

Elective Courses (6–9 hours)

Elective courses include:

  • Introduction to Qualitative Methods in Population Health and Data Management
  • Inter-Professional Health Communication
  • Health Care Reimbursement Systems
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Informatics and Population Health Analytics

Non-thesis option: Complete 9 hours of elective courses and a capstone experience.

Thesis option: Complete 6 hours of elective courses and 6 hours of thesis research.

Please note that courses are subject to change.