Accelerated B.A. or B.S. Community and Public Health, Community Health Concentration to MPH
Program Admissions Requirements
There are no program admission requirements for the B.A. or B.S in Community and Public Health with a concentration in Community Health.
Accelerated BA/BS to MPH Program
Students accepted into an accelerated undergraduate program may take departmentally approved graduate coursework as part of their undergraduate curriculum. These credits will count towards both their bachelor's and master's degrees and can fulfill major requirements, upper-division requirements, and/or free electives. For details on accelerated programs at Idaho State University, please see (Degree Requirements).
Once accepted into an accelerated degree program, it is strongly recommended for students to stay in close communication with their advisor regarding pursuit of acceptance into the Graduate School and the master's degree program at Idaho State University. Acceptance into an accelerated program during the bachelor's degree program is the first step in the admissions process. A separate application to the Graduate School is necessary for all accelerated programs. For more information regarding application and admission to the Graduate School at Idaho State University, please see the Graduate Admissions section of the graduate catalog (http://coursecat.isu.edu/graduate/graduateadmissions/).
Community and Public Health, Community Health Concentration Accelerated Criteria
This accelerated program gives outstanding bachelor's degree students in Community and Public Health, Community Health Concentration a "fast-track" option to pursue graduate-level coursework towards the Master of Public Health degree (MPH) during the last two semesters of undergraduate coursework and count up to 12 credits of that coursework towards completion of the bachelor's degree. For details on application and admission into the Accelerated program in Community and Public Health, please see (Community and Public Health).
The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.
|Objective 3- MATH 1153 or MGT 2216||3|
|Objective 5- BIOL 1101/BIOL 1101L and NTD 2239||7|
|Objective 6 - PSYC 1101 or SOC 1102 plus one more Objective 6 course||6|
|Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 8||3|
Community Health Major Core Requirements
|MATH 1153||Statistical Reasoning||3|
|or MGT 2216||Business Statistics|
and Biology I Lab
|PSYC 1101||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|or SOC 1102||Social Problems|
|ENGL 3307||Professional and Technical Writing||3|
|CPH 2200||Promoting Wellness||3|
|CPH 2221||Introduction to Community and Public Health||3|
|CPH 4405/MPH 6605||Leadership and Policy||3|
|CPH 4410/MPH 6660||Health Behavior Change Theory and Application||3|
|CPH 4415||Research Methods in Public Health||3|
|CPH 4420||Program Planning||3|
|CPH 4432||Community and Public Health||3|
|CPH 4442/MPH 6606||Environmental Health in Community and Public Health||3|
|The student must present a current first aid and CPR card to her/his advisor.|
|All CPH courses must be passed with a C grade or higher.|
|All MPH courses must be passed with a B- grade or higher.|
Community Health Concentration Requirements
|HCA 1115||US Health System||3|
|CPH/HCA 2210||Medical Terminology and Communication||2|
|CPH 3340||Fitness and Wellness Programs||3|
|CPH 3342||Stress Management||3|
|CPH 4443||Substance Use and Misuse in Community and Public Health||3|
|CPH 4444||Human Diseases in Community and Public Health||3|
|CPH 4445||Human Sexuality in Community and Public Health||3|
|CPH 4446||Communication Strategies in Community and Public Health||3|
|CPH 4490||Practicum in Community and Public Health||4|
|CPH Electives or Other Approved Electives 1||10|
|MPH 6602 or MPH 6604 or MPH 6620 or MPH 6601 or MPH 5507 or MPH 6640 or MPH 6609||3|
Elective courses should be selected according to the student’s interests and career needs, in conjunction with a faculty advisor. The total number of elective credit hours may include any non-required HE course and any other approved elective.
|Program Admission Requirements||0|
|Community Health Major Core Requirements (Required General Education credits removed.)||30|
|Community Health Concentration Requirements||40|
|Upper Division Free Electives||0|