You will address five (5) competencies beyond the foundational MPH competencies, based on your tailored coursework or focus area.
The competencies you address will be drawn from the concentration or focus area courses you select.
CS1. Appraise major health issues of refugee populations nationally and locally. (CHB 522 Refugee Health)
CS2. Prioritize the health needs of a marginalized community. (CHB 523 Introduction to Program Planning and Evaluation)
CS3. Evaluate major barriers to health and health-care-seeking of refugee populations. (CHB 522 Refugee Health)
CS4. Evaluate how ageism influences health outcomes. (CHB 500 A Public Health Perspective on Aging)
CS5. Recommend community-based resources for addressing health problems in diverse aging populations. (CHB 500 A Public Health Perspective on Aging)
CS1. Critique the merits and faults of a model or theory of addiction. (CHB 500 Public Health Addictions)
CS2. Evaluate factors of the socioecological model for their effects on substance use/substance use disorder outcomes. (CHB 500 Public Health Addictions)
CS3. Argue for a position on a tobacco-related issue. (CHB 528 The Public Health Practice of Tobacco Control)
CS4. Assess evidence to identify the most critical points for advancing an addiction-related prevention strategy. (CHB 528 The Public Health Practice of Tobacco Control)
CS5. Compare and contrast abstinence based versus harm reduction approaches to addiction. (CHB 500 Special Topics: Harm Reduction)
You will gain a minimum of 5 concentration or focus area competencies based on the courses you complete in your program:
CHB 500 Special Topics: Harm Reduction
CHB 513 A Public Health Perspective on Aging
CHB 500 Public Health Addictions
CHB 522 Refugee Health
CHB 523 Introduction to Program Planning and Evaluation
CHB 528 The Public Health Practice of Tobacco Control
Analyze community-based tobacco control strategies of price increases, smoke-free air legislation, minors' access legislation, and mass media campaigns.