Public Health (Health Management, Administration & Policy) - Master of Public Health

Thesis Option:

Prefix Title Credits
Public Health Core Courses
PHLS 5110Community and Psychosocial Aspects of Public Health3
PHLS 5120Biostatistical Applications in Public Health3
PHLS 5130Epidemiological Approaches to Disease Control and Prevention3
PHLS 5140Health Services System: Administration and Organization3
PHLS 5150Environmental Public Health Issues3
Health Management, Administration and Policy Concentration 1
PHLS 5310Principles of Health Program Management3
PHLS 5320Health Services Organization and Delivery3
PHLS 5330Public Health Finance and Budget Management3
PHLS 5340Public Health Law and Ethics3
PHLS 5350Public Health Policy Analysis3
PHLS 5250Evaluative Approaches in Public Health3
Cultural Foundation Course
Select 3 credits from the cultural foundation series numbered PHLS 5610-PHLS 56603
Additional Requirements
PHLS 5998Field Experience3
Thesis Option
PHLS 5999Master's Thesis3
Total Credits42
1

PHLS 5210 Foundations of Public Health Education is a pre-requisite for PHLS 5250 Evaluative Approaches in Public Health for HBHP students, but not required for HMAP students. The student will need a prerequisite hold released for registration.

Non-Thesis Option:

Prefix Title Credits
Public Health Core Courses
PHLS 5110Community and Psychosocial Aspects of Public Health3
PHLS 5120Biostatistical Applications in Public Health3
PHLS 5130Epidemiological Approaches to Disease Control and Prevention3
PHLS 5140Health Services System: Administration and Organization3
PHLS 5150Environmental Public Health Issues3
Health Management, Administration and Policy Concentration 1
PHLS 5310Principles of Health Program Management3
PHLS 5320Health Services Organization and Delivery3
PHLS 5330Public Health Finance and Budget Management3
PHLS 5340Public Health Law and Ethics3
PHLS 5350Public Health Policy Analysis3
PHLS 5250Evaluative Approaches in Public Health3
Cultural Foundation Course
Select 3 credits from the cultural foundation series numbered PHLS 5610-PHLS 56603
Additional Requirements
PHLS 5998Field Experience3
Non-Thesis Option
Select 3 credits of an elective course(s) 13
Total Credits42
1

Elective courses may include other 5000-level courses from other departments. Some PHLS 5000-level courses are crossed listed with PHLS 4000 level courses (e.g PHLS 4640 Rural Health Issues and PHLS 5640 Rural Health Issues). Students who have previously taken one of these 4000 level courses at NMSU, may not take the corresponding 5000 level MPH course for degree completion credit. Select elective and optional courses may also be available during summer sessions.

2

PHLS 5210 Foundations of Public Health Education is a pre-requisite for PHLS 5250 Evaluative Approaches in Public Health for HBHP students, but not required for HMAP students. The student will need a prerequisite hold released for registration.

All MPH students must comply with the Student Code of Conduct for the Department of Public Health Sciences. This can be found online at the Department's web page.(http://publichealth.nmsu.edu)

Thesis Option:

Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan.

Non-Thesis Option:

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
PHLS 5110 Community and Psychosocial Aspects of Public Health 3
PHLS 5140 Health Services System: Administration and Organization 3
 Credits6
Spring
PHLS 5320 Health Services Organization and Delivery 3
PHLS 5330 Public Health Finance and Budget Management 3
 Credits6
Summer
PHLS 5610-PHLS 5660 numbered Course Elective 3
Elective Course 3
 Credits6
Second Year
Fall
PHLS 5310 Principles of Health Program Management 3
PHLS 5340 Public Health Law and Ethics 3
PHLS 5250 Evaluative Approaches in Public Health 1 3
 Credits9
Spring
PHLS 5150 Environmental Public Health Issues 2 3
PHLS 5350 Public Health Policy Analysis 3
PHLS 5998 Field Experience 2 3
 Credits9
 Total Credits36
1

PHLS 5210 Foundations of Public Health Education is a pre-requisite for PHLS 5250 Evaluative Approaches in Public Health for HBHP students, but not required for HMAP students. The student will need a prerequisite hold released for registration.

2

To provide flexibility, PHLS 5998 Field Experience can be done in Spring 2 or Summer 2.