MA in Anthropology/Master of Public Health
To be admitted to the joint degree program, applicants must meet the admissions criteria of both programs and be admitted to each through separate applications. Consult the School of Public Health Catalog for information on the admission requirements of the MPH program. Joint degree students must take their MPH training in either Community Health Sciences (CHS) or Epidemiology.
In addition to the Graduate College minimum requirements, students must meet the following program requirements:
- Minimum Semester Hours Required 71–76.
- Course Work
|Anthropology and Global Heath Core (12 hours)|
|Foundations in Anthropology and Global Health I|
|Foundations in Anthropology and Global Health II|
|Anthropology and Global Health Integrative Seminar|
|Anthropology Core (18 hours)|
|Social and Cultural Theory I|
|Social and Cultural Theory II|
|Theory and Method in Archaeology|
|Hominid, Phylogeny and Adaptations|
|Graduate Seminar in Anthropology|
|School of Public Health Core (20 hours)|
|Determinants Population Health|
|Analytic and Research Methods|
|Public Health Syst, Pol, & Mgm|
|Applied Practice Experience|
|Integrative Learning Exp|
6–8 hours chosen in consultation with graduate advisors
- Students select one of two areas in Public Health:
- Community Health Sciences
|Community Health Sciences Core (15 hours)|
|PH Planning & Evaluation|
|Res Meths In Comm Hlth|
|Hlth Educ & Hlth Promotion|
|Select one of the following:|
|Long Term Care Policy|
|MCH Policy and Advocacy|
|Intro Public Health Policy|
|Epidemiology Core (18 hours)|
|Intermediate Epidemiolog Mthds|
|Epid Infectious Diseases|
|Epid Non-Infectious Diseases|
|Current Epid Literature|
- Comprehensive Examination None.
- Thesis, Project, or Course-Work-Only Options Field experience and capstone project required. No other options available.
- Other Requirements Students in the joint program will have two advisors, one from the Department of Anthropology faculty in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and one from the Community Health Sciences or Epidemiology program in the School of Public Health.