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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS CHICAGO | SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH | HEALTH POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION

MASTER of PUBLIC HEALTH

Health Disparities Research

PROGRAM FEATURES 2

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TRACKS

DELIVERY FORMATS

49 SH new undergraduates 43 SH public health professionals

Online Onsite Hybrid

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CERTIFICATES Global Health Women's Health Gender & Women's Studies Survey Research Methodology Violence Studies

CONCENTRATIONS Health Disparities Research Methods Public Health Geographic Information Systems Public Health Informatics Emergency Management & Resilience Planning

APPLIED PRACTICE (APE) EXPERIENCE An applied practice experience is required of all Master of Public Health students. The purpose of this course (IPHS 650) is for students to acquire experience and develop practical skills in the application of public health competencies and concepts. After completing the integrated core curriculum, the applied practice experience provides an opportunity for students to: apply the content and analytical skills of MPH degree coursework to issues, situations, contexts, and projects associated with the experience. gain or enhance knowledge or skills related to public health competencies. use journaling as a mode of inquiry, reflection, and learning. create a synopsis to summarize the activities and products from the experience. Students will work under the supervision of a preceptor, a practicing public health professional with an advanced degree in public health who are generally midmanagement or higher at an organization, generally with three or more years experience post-masters degree.

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SAMPLE COURSE SEQUENCE Full-Time

Fall Semester | 1st year 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

Spring Semester | 1st year

Summer Semester | 1st year

Spring Semester | 2nd year 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 Electives (1-3 SH)

*We offer a full-time and a part-time schedule with three and fouryear completion options. Course descriptions can be viewed at https://go.uic.edu/HPAcourses

Program Delivery Online, Onsite, Hybrid

Application Deadlines Onsite Fall Semester Deadline International students - December 15 Domestic students - May 15 Online Program Deadlines Fall - May 15 Spring - November 1 Note: for online programs, these deadlines apply to both domestic and international students.

School of Public Health Health Policy and Administration 1603 W Taylor St. Chicago IL 60612

askHPA@uic.edu https://go.uic.edu/HPAMPH

Application Platform SOPHAS.ORG (Schools and Programs of Public Health)

@ UICHPA

T P E S

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

HPA 567 Public Health Policy Analysis 3 SH HPA 499 Intro to Research Design for PublicHealth Practitioners 1 SH Electives (1-6 SH)

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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

Fall Semester | 2nd year

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