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Track II

Track II is a program of study for students who have a master’s degree in a discipline unrelated to public health.

If you have a Master of Public Health (MPH), see Track I.

Completion Requirements

  • 104 total quarter credits
    • Foundation course (3 cr.)
    • Core courses (71 cr.)
    • Research courses (10 cr.)
    • Capstone courses (20 cr.)
  • Two residencies to equal a minimum of 8 days

The majority of our students take over 2 years to complete their doctoral study or dissertation.

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

Core Courses

Quarter Course Code Course Credits
Quarter 1 Course Code PUBH 8003 Course Building a Multidisciplinary Approach to Health Credits 3
Quarter 1 Course Code PUBH 8030 Course Socioecological Perspectives on Health Credits 5
Quarter 2 Course Code PUBH 8032 Course SPSS Revealed Credits 1
Quarter 2 Course Code PUBH 8050 Course Global Health and Issues in Disease Prevention Credits 5
Quarter 3 Course Code PUBH 8033 Course Interpretation and Application of Public Health Data Credits 5
Quarter 3 Course Code PUBH 8031 Course Public Health Administration & Leadership Credits 5
Quarter 4 Course Code PUBH 8035 Course Epidemiology: Decoding the Science of Public Health Credits 5
Quarter 4 Course Code PUBH 8130 Course Communications, Marketing, and Public Relations for Public Health Leaders Credits 5
Quarter 5 Course Code PUBH 8034 Course Environmental Health: Local to Global Credits 5
Quarter 5 Course Code RSCH 8110 Course Research Theory, Design, and Methods Credits 5
Quarter 6 Course Code PUBH 8240 Course Public Health Policy and Advocacy Credits 5
Quarter 6 Course Code RSCH 8210 Course Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis Credits 5
Quarter 7 Course Code PUBH 8400 Course Public Health Leadership, Management, and Systems Thinking Credits 5
Quarter 7 Course Code PUBH 8246 Course The Advanced Application of Practice-Based Research in Public Health Credits 5
Quarter 8 Course Code PUBH 8315 Course Economics and Financing of Public Health Systems Credits 5
Quarter 8 Course Code PUBH 8545 Course Advanced Analysis of Community Health Data and Surveillance in Public Health Credits 5
Quarter 9 Course Code PUBH 8440 Course Application of Public Health and Behavior Change Theories Credits 5
Quarter 9 Course Code PUBH 8475 Course Advanced Program Implementation and Evaluation Credits 5
Quarter 10-13 Course Code PUBH 9100 Course Public Health Capstone Credits 20

Doctoral Study

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code DRWA 8000G Course Doctoral Writing Assessment Credits 0

*PUBH 8900, Research Forum Companion (0 credits), is taken concurrently with this course. It will serve as a platform for the ongoing collaborative learning communication between students’ and their doctoral study chairs and as a repository for drafts and documentation materials related to the doctoral study. Students will be assigned to sections of PUBH 8900 based on their doctoral study chair. There is no cost for the course.