This double major MPH degree is administered jointly by the Departments of Health Administration and Epidemiology/Biostatistics in the School of Public Health. It is designed for persons with interests that include assessment of health-care organization and maintenance. Students gain the skills needed for health-services administration and epidemiologic research in the health-organization setting.
Graduates of this program in health services research will have the skills necessary to:
|Culminating Activity||Oral exam||LLU campus|
|Culminating Activity||Oral presentation of applied research using PowerPoint||LLU campus|
|Culminating Activity||Written report of applied research||LLU campus|
|Term papers||Evaluation of writing skills||LLU campus|
|Final exams||Integration and application of skills learned in courses||LLU campus|
|Course evaluation forms||Suggestions by the students to improve delivery of course material and the design of the course itself||LLU campus|
(A limited number of the above courses may be taken during first two quarters of program, in addition to units required for degree.)
Public health core courses (29 units)
Health-services research core courses (45-46 units)
MINIMUM UNITS REQUIRED: 74 + 4 units applied research
^one project approved and administered by both HADM and EPDM/STAT departments
*may take EPDM 512 for 3 units or EPDM 512 for 1 unit plus STAT 557
±Refer to section V of the University Catalog for other religion course descriptions.
Students are required to secure and maintain membership in an approved professional society, such as the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Participation is required in a minimum of ten (10) noncredit colloquia designed to acquaint students with various aspects of the health-care industry. Attendance at these colloquia will be in addition to attendance at the public health seminars.
Students are required to attend a minimum of twenty (20) forums in the School of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and/or Center for Health Research during their program. Attendance at these forums will be in addition to attendance at the public health seminars.
In order to obtain a degree, the student is required to successfully complete the culminating activity as required by the School of Public Health’s Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Health Administration.
The culminating activity consists of: research including a written report and oral presentation, professional portfolio (upon completion of the research), and an exit interview with the department chairs (at the conclusion of the program).