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.
Plans of study are determined in collaboration with the student's advisory committee. Flexible plans of study are available.
*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; CHS 759 GIS in Healthcare and Epidemiology; 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.