The University of San Francisco: School of Nursing and Health Professions
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G_Nursing MPH

MPH Curriculum Pattern

Semester 1    
MPH 611 Introduction to Public Health and Health Promotion 3 credits
MPH 612 Biostatistics in Public Health 4 credits
  Semester Total 7 credits
Semester 2    
MPH 621 Epidemiology 4 credits
MPH 622 Communicating for Health Behavior and Social Change 4 credits
  Semester Total 8 credits
Semester 3    
MPH 635 Social Justice, Health Policy, Ethics, and Public Health Law 4 credits
MPH 636 Public Health Program Planning, Management and Evaluation 4 credits
  Semester Total 8 credits
Semester 4    
MPH 632 Environmental and Occupational Health Issues in Public Health 4 credits
MPH Elective 1 2 credits
MPH Elective 2 2 credits
  Semester Total 8 credits
Semester 5    
MPH 631 Public Health Systems Leadership and Administration 4 credits
MPH Elective 3 2 credits
MPH Elective 4 2 credits
  Semester Total 8 credits
Semester 6    
MPH 641 Public Health Fieldwork Internship (300 hours) 4 credits
MPH 642 Public Health Capstone Seminar 2 credits
  Semester Total 6 credits
  TOTAL 45 credits
Electives    
MPH 602 Global Public Health – Emphasis on Latin America 2 credits
MPH 633 Introduction to Community-Based Participatory Research 2 credits
MPH 644 Addressing Mental Health Issues From a Public Health Perspective 2 credits
MPH 645 Sexual Health in Public Health Practice 2 credits
MPH 646 Advanced Epidemiology with Statistical Software Applications 2 credits
MPH 655 Global Health 2 credits
MPH 656 Agriculture, Food and Nutrition 2 credits
MPH 657 Health Economics and Public Health Change 2 credits
MPH 658 MPH Mobile Applications: Mobile Application Development for Public Health 2 credits
MPH 659 Essential Tools for Making Public Health Change 2 credits
MPH 693 Cultural and Linguistic Preparation for Healthcare 2 credits
MPH 694 Cultural and Linguistic Preparation for Healthcare – Immersion Trip to Cuba 2 credits
MPH 699 Directed Study 2 credits
MPH 640 Healthcare Informatics 2 credits
LAW 780 Health Law 2 credits

Course descriptions are available in the catalog.
This is a sample curriculum pattern. Actual course schedule may vary.