The Master of Public Health (MS) program objective is to prepare students to be in the frontier helping to improve the health of a community and or targeted population through education, promotion, research, and disease prevention. The Master of Public Health program is offered online via distance learning. After evaluating both academic record and life experience, AIU staff working in conjunction with Faculty and Academic Advisors will assist students in setting up a custom-made program, designed on an individual basis. This flexibility to meet student needs is seldom found in other distance learning programs. Our online program does not require all students to take the same subjects/courses, use the same books, or learning materials.
Instead, the online Master of Public Health curriculum is designed individually by the student and academic advisor. It specifically addresses strengths and weaknesses with respect to market opportunities in the student’s major and intended field of work. Understanding that industry and geographic factors should influence the content of the curriculum instead of a standardized one-fits-all design is the hallmark of AIU’s unique approach to adult education. This philosophy addresses the dynamic and constantly changing environment of working professionals by helping adult students in reaching their professional and personal goals within the scope of the degree program.
Important: Below is an example of the topics or areas you may develop and work on during your studies. By no means is it a complete or required list as AIU programs do not follow a standardized curriculum. It is meant solely as a reference point and example. Want to learn more about the curriculum design at AIU? (Course and Curriculum)
Core Courses and Topics in Public Health:
Statistical Methods for Health Science
Statistical Methods in Research
Principles of Epidemiology in Public Health
Introduction to Public Health Administrative Systems
Environmental Health Concepts in Public Health
Psychological, Behavioral, and Social Issues in Public Health
Water Quality Analysis
Foundations of Air Pollution
Food Safety and Sanitation
Soils, Water, and Public Health
Public Health Program Planning and Evaluation
Social and Behavioral Research Methods
Social Behavioral Science Theory
Public Health Information for Diverse Populations
Communication & Investigation (Comprehensive Resume)
Organization Theory (Portfolio)
Experiential Learning (Autobiography)
Academic Evaluation (Questionnaire)
Fundamental of Knowledge (Integration Chart)
Fundamental Principles I (Philosophy of Education)
Professional Evaluation (Self Evaluation Matrix)
Development of Graduate Study (Guarantee of an Academic Degree)
Research Project in Public Health:
Masters Thesis Project
MBM300 Thesis Proposal
MBM302 Master Thesis (7,500 words)
Publication: Each Master of Public Health graduate is encouraged to publish their research papers either online in the public domain or through professional journals and periodicals worldwide.
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