Areas of study will include courses from the following selected domains:
Completion of the PhD degree requires a minimum of seven hours of dissertation credit.
The elective component is developed and designed with the student's adviser to meet the student's needs as well as to meet program requirements.
Students are advised to limit outside employment to 20 hours a week. Information about financial aid including, stipends and financial aid, is available. Students who receive stipends must have permission from the SGSHS Dean to engage in outside employment.
*Electives: Minimum of 3 hours required for degree – ID 718 Health Policy and the Healthcare System; ID 719 Introduction to the Science and Theory of Public Health; ID 725 Environmental Health; ID 701 Introduction to GIS; PHN 780 Special Topics; PHN 715 Survey Design and Analysis; PHN 717 Directed Research; Advanced Research Methods; Advanced Statistics; Anthropology; Basic Science Lab Techniques; Biochemistry; Data Science; Epidemiology; Genomics; Leadership Development; Manuscript Development and Publication; Sociology; Systematic Reviews; or any other doctoral-level course approved by advisor.
**Students must enroll in PHN 701 every semester until they achieve a successful dissertation proposal defense.