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Master of Public Health UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO | SCHOOL OF PUBLIC | HEALTH POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION

INSTITUTIONS WHERE OUR ALUMNI WORK

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention American Lung Association Heartland Alliance American Medical Association Health Chicago United Healthcare

Educating the next generation of public health leaders.

Advocate Health Care City of Philadelphia Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Meet MPH Alumni Shambreai received her Master of Public Health (MPH) in Health Policy and Administration (HPA) with a Global Health Concentration in 2015. She currently holds the title Division Manager with the American Lung Association in Greater Chicago where she manages the administrative needs of four national smoke-free housing initiatives that provide assistance with transitioning multi-unit buildings from smoking to smoke free. Shambreia has over 5 years of experience in providing direct rehabilitative care to individuals with mental illness, substance use disorders, and individuals experiencing homelessness.

LINDSAY MENARD

SHAMBREIA McBRAYER

Lindsay received her Master of Public Health (MPH) in Health Policy and Administration (HPA) in 2014. She was placed at the La Crosse County Health Department where she helped develop and implement a performance management and quality improvement system, facilitated the updating of the department's strategic plan, and assisted the department in their journey towards PHAB Accreditation. She currently holds the title Management System Specialist/Policy Analyst for Dane County Wisconsin in their Board or Supervisors office.


Master of Public Health UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO | SCHOOL OF PUBLIC | HEALTH POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION

SAMPLE COURSE SCHEDULE FALL

YEAR ONE

Full Time YEAR TWO

FALL

HPA 567 Public Health Policy Analysis 3 SH  HPA 499 Intro to Research Design for Public Health Practitioners 1 SH Electives (1-9 SH)

IPHS 401 Determinants of Population Health 4 SH IPHS 402 Analytic and Research Methods 6 SH HPA 415 Introduction to Public Health Policy 3 SH

SUMMER

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IPHS 650 Applied Practice Experience in Public Health 3-5 SH

SPRING

SPRING IPHS 403 Public Health Systems, Policy and Management 4 SH HPA 460 Intro to the Economics of Health & Healthcare 3 SH  HPA 420 U.S. Health Care System for Public Health Practitioners  3 SH HPA 432 Public Health Policy and Practice 3 SH IPHS 420 Interprofessional Education 0 SH

HPA 444 Strategic Planning and Budgeting 3 SH HPA 431 Public Health Law and Ethics 3 SH IPHS 698 MPH Integrative Learning Experience 1 SH *We offer both a two-year full time and a part time schedule with three and four year completion options. Classes are held primarily in the early evening to accommodate our preceptorship program and part time students.

INTEGRATIVE LEARNING EXPERIENCE (ILE)

HPA 444 Strategic Planning and Budgeting 3 SH The ILE  is part of the Health Policy and HPA 431 Public Health Law and Ethics 3 SH Administration (HPA) student’s culminating IPHS 698 MPH Integrative Learning Experience 1 SH

experience for their MPH degree. It is a professional quality project that showcases integrated principles and knowledge acquired by students regarding targeted aspects of health policy and administration.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an acclaimed research institution.

MPH APPLIED PRACTICE EXPERIENCE (AP) Through the Applied Practice Experience (AP), students will have the opportunity to gain practical experience in a public health setting and to apply and integrate the skills and knowledge learned during their graduate study in a real-world application.

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