MPH Concentrations

Research in Practice Concentration Competencies

  1. Generate hypotheses and assess relevant variables to measure and address health problems.
  2.  Synthesize quantitative and/or qualitative data from numerous sources to assess the health status of populations and/or evaluate programs or interventions
  3.  Choose data visualization techniques to design a communication strategy fora range of community and professional stakeholders
  4.  Design a research study to address a health problem using a secondary/population data source
  5.  Manage data with appropriate software for collection, storage, analysis, and presentation
  6.  Incorporate equity and ethical principles and best practices in population health research in practice.



Health Policy, Law, and Ethics Concentration Competencies

  1.  Synthesize health information and data from numerous sources to generate policy options to improve population health outcomes.
  2.  Conduct a comprehensive economic review and analysis of a public health policy.
  3.  Formulate strategic or financial plans for public health or healthcare organizations
  4.  Assess the organizational structure, responsibilities, and values of key stakeholders, including governmental and nongovernmental organizations, to design and evaluate health policy options
  5. Evaluate ethical and/or legal dimensions of a policy, program , or public health action, choosing or creating appropriate frameworks.
  6. Incorporate equity and ethical principles and best practices in the development and evaluation of health policies.