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    Jun 23, 2024  
American University Catalog 2023-2024 
American University Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health Innovation and Practice (MA)

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Offered by the Department of Health Studies , College of Arts and Sciences , the Public Health Innovation and Practice (MA) is a 30-credit program consisting of seven required courses, one elective, and a Health Justice Innovation Lab. The classes focus on foundational public health theories and skills including epidemiology, research methods, policy, and communication. The Lab focuses on experiential learning by integrating collaborative skills with the unique challenges and opportunities in DC and other communities - with both national and local lenses.

Admission to the Program

In addition to meeting the minimum university requirements for graduate study, applicants must provide transcripts of all college work demonstrating a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) in the last 60 hours of undergraduate work and in all graduate work from an accredited institution of higher education, a statement of purpose, and two letters of recommendation.

Degree Requirements

Course Requirements

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