Fairleigh Dickinson University – MPH Online Program  

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    Highly interactive 45-credit M.P.H. Program offered online as accelerated 8-week modules. We are now recruiting for Spring & Fall 2020!...

  • Educating public health leaders for the challenges of today and tomorrow

    Communities throughout the world face mounting public health concerns — from environmental contaminants threatening our food and water supplies to the return of once-eradicated infectious diseases.

    The need has never been greater for public health professionals to act as catalysts for change, ensuring the right to healthier lives for all people and populations.

    Fairleigh Dickinson University’s new 45-credit Master of Public Health Online Program seeks to educate a new generation of public health professionals who will meet this growing need — locally, nationally and globally.

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    We welcome the opportunity to personally speak with you about your career goals, how a degree in public health can help you achieve them, and answer any questions you may have about our MPH online program.

    Bojana Beric-Stojsic, MD, PhD, CHES

    1. Director of MPH Online Program

    2. PHONE: 973-443-8411
      EMAIL: Bstojsic@fdu.edu

      WEBSITE: fdu.edu/mph

    1. Experiential, Hands-On Classes

      • Small classes of 12-15 students

      • 8-week class modules

      • Most classes are offered asynchronously

      • Spring and fall term start dates

      • Full-time option allows you to earn your degree in 18 months

      • A practicum experience in an area of interest and a capstone course that will culminate your studies

      • Research opportunities available to interested students

    2. At the heart of our MPH Online Program is a personalized learning experience that emphasizes faculty mentoring and the development of strong interprofessional connec- tions and relationship building.

      Highlights

    3. FDU’s Online MPH Program

    4. Fairleigh Dickinson University’s School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is best known for its new and fast-rising pharmacy program, based near Madison, New Jersey. The Master of Public Health (MPH) is the first online degree offered by the School.

      Built on the University’s mission of excellence in global education, our MPH program seeks to:

      • Enhance access to health locally and globally

      • Recognize the ethical and social responsibility for

        providing access to health care, with the goal of

        minimizing or eliminating health disparities

      • Understand the role of the public health practitioner

        as a leader and advocate with both a local and global perspective

        Studies emphasize hands-on experiences and skill building in critical thinking and innovative problem solving, communi- cation, leadership and interprofessional collaboration.

        Classes include interdisciplinary studies central to effective public health practice, such as epidemiology, social and behavioral determinants of health, environmental health, data analysis, policy and management principles.

        Based on personal preference, you also will pursue more in-depth studies through a 15-credit concentration in one of the following areas: Generalist, Health Analytics and Health Policy. Population Health in Addiction and Recovery will be available as the program develops.

      The MPH Curriculum

      Required Core Courses (30 credits)

      Foundations and Issues of Public Health Introduction to Biostatistics and Data Analysis Public Health Management and Policy Fundamentals of Epidemiology

      Principles of Environmental Health
      Social and Behavioral Determinants of Public Health Elective #1
      Elective #2
      Public Health Practicum
      Public Health Capstone

      Concentration Courses (15 credits)

      GENERALIST — Offers a broad and comprehensive overview of public health issues

      Select five courses from any listed within the tracks below.

      Note: One course must be a practice and leadership course (practicum)

      HEALTH ANALYTICS — Explores the use of analytics for critical insights into public health issues

      Advanced Biostatistics, Data Management and Analysis Population Health Research Methods
      Data Management in Public Health Systems
      Predictive Analytics and Determinants of Health

      Health Analytics Practice and Leadership

      HEALTH POLICY — Advances skills in policy process, development and analysis

      Politics and Practice of Public Health and Health Policy Economic and Social Determinants of Health Policy Health Disparities and Cultural Issues
      Comparative Health Care Systems

      Health Policy Practice and Leadership

      POPULATION HEALTH IN ADDICTION AND RECOVERY — Builds an understanding of how substance abuse develops and is treated

      Issues of Addiction and Recovery
      Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug Use: Populations and Issues Mental Health Advocacy
      Issues of Treatment and Recovery
      Addiction and Recovery Practice and Leadership

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