The Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
College of Applied Health Sciences
Master of Science
- Master of Public Health
- M.S. in Community Health/Specialization in Health Policy and Administration
- M.S. in Community Health/Specialization in Epidemiology
- M.S. in Rehabilitation
Master of Public Health
The Master of Public Health (MPH) Degree Program at Illinois is a 48 credit program that provides education and training in the five core areas of public health: Health Policy and Management, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Environmental Health, and Health Behavior and Promotion. A "Concentration" is offered in Health Behavior and Promotion. In addition to Core and Concentration courses, students take electives, complete an off-site Practicum and do a final "capstone" project that integrates knowledge and skills acquired as an MPH student.Back To Top
Specialization in Health Policy and Administration
The Master of Science in Community Health/Specialization in Health Policy and Administration concentrates on health policy, health services administration, business, and political science.
- Successful completion with a grade B or above of courses in:
- Social sciences
- Data collection and processing including measurement, questionnaire design, computerization, descriptive health measures, and statistical analysis through regression.
- Deficiencies in any area listed above will require additional coursework for successful completion of the degree.
- Minimum of 48 hours of graduate credit. 24 hours must be at the 400 level, with 12 hours of course work in Community Health courses.
Specialization in Epidemiology
The Master of Science in Community Health/Specialization in Epidemiology prepares graduates for advanced public health research or as health and safety specialists in epidemiology.
- Successful completion of courses in biological and social sciences and mathematics.
- One additional unit of statistics (CHLTH 391 Biostatistics or SOC 385 Social Statistics, I, or equivalent) if they did not complete courses through regression and correlation with a grade of B or better in their undergraduate study
- One unit of data analysis (CHLTH 321 Health Data Analysis, or equivalent) if they did not complete such a course with a grade of B or better in their undergraduate study.
- Minimum of 32 hours of graduate credit with at least 12 hours at the 400 level, 8 hours of which must be in Community Health
Master of Science in Rehabilitation
View details about the graduate Rehabilitation program.Back To Top