Program Electives

The following courses are approved as electives for the MPH across all specializations

Cereal and Food Sciences

  • CFS 652 Food Laws & Regulations

Emergency Management (EMGT) 

  • EMGT 614 Spatial Analysis in Emergency Management
  • EMGT 620 Hazard, Risk, and Vulnerability Assessment (every other year)   

English (ENGL)

  • ENGL 751 Tools for Academic Writing - Clarity and Style
  • ENGL 752 Tools for Academic Writing: Writing Your Manuscript

Health, Nutrition & Exercise Sciences (HNES) 

  • HNES 652 Nutrition, Health and Aging 
  • HNES 721 Health Promotion Programming
  • HNES 724 Nutrition Education (Every other year)                                       
  • HNES 727 Physical Activity Epidemiology 
  • HNES 777 Scholarly Writing and Presenting in Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Science

 Microbiology (MICR) 

  • MICR 663 Clinical Parasitology 
  • MICR 675 Animal Virology 
  • MICR 781 Advanced Bacterial Physiology 

Public Health (PH) 

  • PH 700  Preventing and Managing Chronic Illness (Every other year)
  • PH 705  Global Health (Every other year)   
  • PH 711  Integrating Primary Care and Public Health
  • PH 722  Applied Community Health
  • PH 725  Promoting Health through Policy, System, and Environment
  • PH 735  Principles of Infectious Diseases – I  
  • PH 736  Principles of Infectious Diseases – II 
  • PH 750  Epidemiologic Methods I
  • PH 752  Epidemiologic Methods II
  • PH 753  Public Health Surveillance
  • PH 754  Health Survey Research
  • PH 765  Cultural Competence in Health Professions
  • PH 772  American Indian Health Equity
  • PH 774  Research Issues in Tribal Communities
  • PH 775  Case Studies in Indian Health     
  • PH 793  Independent Studey

 Statistics (STAT)

  • STAT 670 Statistical SAS Programming

Students are to work with their advisor to select appropriate electives. Electives choices not on this pre-approved list may be acceptable upon approval of the advisor and department chair. Classes offered through the NDUS collaborative are also options for MPH students. 

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