The Master of Public Health in Global Health is designed for individuals who want to study more in-depth the topics of biostatistics and epidemiology. Throughout the program, topics such as environmental health, social and behavioral theory, and public health administration. By choosing to earn a degree in public health, students will be expected to have adequate communication and leadership skills. The degree serves to prepare students for employment in the public health field as a medical researcher, government medical specialist, or disaster relief worker, to name a few.
The program consists of 42 credit hours of core courses, the global health concentration, and elective courses. Some of the courses include Prevention & Control of Infectious Diseases, Cultural Aspects of Health Behavior, Introduction to Global Health, and a practicum. Students are able to select six credits of elective courses to tailor their program. Of the 42 total credits, 33 must be completed through Liberty University. The MPH in Global Health program must be completed within five years to earn the degree. Students are allowed to transfer up to nine credits into the program. One of the suggested course paths includes completing courses throughout four semesters.
According to the Liberty website, after completion of the program, students should be informed and qualified to assist in global health careers from a Christian perspective.
Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.
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