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    Aug 09, 2022  
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education Major, PhD - Community Health Concentration

The community health concentration integrates the behavioral and natural sciences with public health, community health, and health promotion to prepare scholars with an interest in improving the health of the nation.


  Hours Credit

1 Research and Foundations


2 Community Health Major

3 Supporting Specialization (Public Health) 12
4 Electives 9
Dissertation (Health 600) 24
  Total 84

1 HLTH 590 STAT 531 , STAT 532  or a two-course 500-level statistics sequence approved by doctoral chair. Three hours of natural or behavioral sciences approved by doctoral chair.
2 HLTH 610 , HLTH 620 , HLTH 530 , HLTH 540 , HLTH 655 , HLTH 660 , and PUBH 550  (required) and 6 additional hours of graduate health electives. A list of recommended health electives for the community health doctoral program is available in the program office.
3 A block of 12 hours must be taken from one of the following areas: Public health or safety/emergency management.
4 Courses must be approved by cognate professor outside the department.
NOTE: To meet program requirements, students must select courses in consultation with a program advisor. Program totals are minimums and some students may be required to complete additional coursework to overcome background deficiencies or to increase skill in an area of identified specialization.