Course Requirements

Track Requirements

Students in the Public Health Studies concentration must select and complete the requirements of one of the following tracks: General, Health Education, Community Health, or Health Policy and Administration.

General Public Health Studies Track

Health Education Track

Community Health Track

Health Policy and Administration Track

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.

NSG 480


This course is designed to assist students to understand, interpret, and apply statistical methods to address health science research questions. Beginning with a basic understanding of data and data integrity, level of measurement, and statistical concepts and assumptions, students will focus on describing variables using measures of central tendency and measures of dispersion, addressing research questions using appropriate parametric/non parametric, epidemiologic and multivariate statistical models. Students will also practice using statistical software to manage, graphically display, describe and analyze sample data. PREREQUISITE(S): Undergraduate statistics course.

PSY 382


Theories in learning, personality, work motivation, job attitudes, and organizational culture, and application to employee behavior.
PSY 380 is a prerequisite for this class.