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Public Health
The in’s and out’s of this major and
what it has to offer you!
What is Public Health?
• The Department of Public Health is well-known as a regional and national
leader, fostering collaboration among researchers, educators, community
practitioners, and private sector leaders. The field (and/or people whithin)
are dedicated to addressing health needs in the global community to
eliminate health disparities and to increase the quality and years of
healthy life.
• Temple University’s Department of Public Health offers that degree as a
Bachelor’s of Science.
• It’s a national model that has the potential of holding more value with
master programs that help create even better leaders out of you.
The Different Programs
available for you!
Undergraduate Program
 BS – Bachelor of Science in Public Health
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Public Health Majors typically work in voluntary agencies , public health departments, hospitals,
rehabilitation centers, corporate worksites, community health organizations, family planning clinics,
and managed care facilities, to name a few.
Certification Programs
 Construction Safety Management
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The Construction Safety Management Certificate will be invaluable for the construction professional
(e.g., electrician, carpenter, etc.) seeking to increase his or her knowledge of construction safety
and health, and beneficial for the industrial safety professional seeking to expand his or her
knowledge of safety in the construction field.
 Emergency Management
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In emergency management, a special population is any group of people that needs extra support to
be prepared for an emergency, as well as those needing community support to successfully respond
and recover in disasters or emergency situations.
The Different Programs
available for you!
Graduate Programs – Dual Degree’s
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MD-MPH – Dual Degree
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DO-MPH – Dual Degree
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The M.S. program in Clinical Research and Translational Medicine provides detailed training in the requirements for conducting clinical research and an
understanding of the complex scientific, ethical, and regulatory issues associated with such research.
Master of Science in Environmental Health
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Temple University's Department of Public Health (PH) and the School of Social Work’s (SSW) MSW program offers a dual degree program that affords fulltime students the opportunity to earn MSW and MPH degrees in three years, or four years, for part-time students.
Master of Science in Clinical Research and Translational Medicine
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Temple University's Department of Public Health and the School of Podiatric Medicine have created a program whereby podiatric students may obtain a
Masters in Public Health (MPH) while they complete the DPM program.
MSW-MPH – Dual Degree
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Temple University's Department of Public Health and the Kornberg School of Dentistry have created a program whereby dental students may obtain a
Masters in Public Health (MPH) while they complete the DMD program.
DPM-MPH – Dual Degree
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Temple University's Department of Public Health and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) have created a program whereby medical
students may obtain a Masters in Public Health (MPH) while they complete the DO program.
DMD-MPH – Dual Degree
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Temple University's Department of Public Health and Temple University School of Medicine (TUSM) have created a program whereby medical students may
obtain a Masters in Public Health (MPH) while they complete the MD program.
Environmental Health is the interdisciplinary, scientific endeavor to promote public health through a healthy and sustainable environment.
Master of Science in Epidemiology
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The Masters of Science (MS) in Epidemiology degree at Temple University is designed specifically for students interested in an in-depth training and
knowledge of the research techniques appropriate to conduct epidemiologic studies in a particular concentration of health.
The Different Programs
available for you!
 Master of Education
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The 33 semester-hour master's program in School Health Education is designed for school personnel (teachers, counselors,
nurses) and those working with youth who want to advance their knowledge and understanding of health instruction and
counseling. The curriculum teaches from a conceptual model of health promotion and disease prevention. The program
incorporates principles of health behavior as well as health counseling.
 Master of Public Health
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Temple's MPH program provides a credential that indicates competency in social, environmental, and behavioral aspects of
health, the analytic sciences of epidemiology and biostatistics, and principles of health service management, including program
planning, evidence-based practice, and evaluation.
 PhD in Health Ecology – Doctorate of Philosophy in Health Ecology
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The Ph.D. in Health Ecology responds to the shortage of and demand for doctorally trained researchers and academicians in the
health professions. The uniqueness of this restructured program lies in its mission to prepare doctoral students to become
leaders in interdisciplinary approaches that address the complex challenges associated with the maintenance and promotion of
health and life quality across the life span by acknowledging the diversity of communities and societies.
 PhD in Public Health – Doctorate of Philosophy in Public Health
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The Public Health PhD Program provides training and experiences that support interdisciplinary learning, promote critical and
theory-based, problem-solving skills to address public health problems, and foster the development of public health professional
values and ethics.
Basics of Curricular Requirements
 BS – Bachelor of Science in Public Health
 General Education Classes (11 must be completed)
 Core Discipline Classes of Public Health within Public Health Department and course
taken in other important areas outside the Department of Public Health
 Must complete 600 hours of Public Health internship
 The major requires a minimum of 124 hours for graduation
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Safety Hazards in the Construction Industry
Health Hazards in the Construction Industry
Construction Management for the Safety Professional
Prediction and Prevention of Construction Related Accidents
Construction Methods and Materials
Construction Safety Management Internship
 Emergency Management With Special Populations
 Pre-Requisite – Public Health 2207: Principals of Emergency Management: A Public
Health Perspective
 Core – Public Health 2202: Man-Made Disasters: Radiological, Chemical & Biological
Terrorism
 Core – Public Health 2208: Natural Disasters: Response and Recovery
 Core – Public Health 2215: Special Populations: Strategic Community Outreach
 Elective (Recommended) – You only have to choose one of these:
• Public Health 2201 or Public Health 5105: Health Communication
• Public Health 2205 or Public Health 5004: Stress and Change
• Public Health 5009: Risk Communication; graduate credits; in-person
Basics of Curricular Requirements
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MD-MPH – Dual Degree
DO-MPH – Dual Degree
DPM-MPH – Dual Degree
DMD-MPH – Dual Degree
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MPH Core Courses: 18 credit hours (6 courses
MPH Concentration Courses: 12 credit hours (4 courses)
MPH Fieldwork Practicum: 6 credit hours in conjunction with field placement
Elective Coursework: 9 credit hours (3 courses) of coursework approved by advisor
 MS – Clinical Research and Transitional Medicine
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Core courses in the College of Health Professions and Social Work: 12 credit hours
Core courses in the School of Medicine : 9 credit hours
Elective courses in an area of research interest: 9 credit hours
Research Project: 6 credit hours
Basics of Curricular Requirements
 MS – Master of Science in Environmental Health
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PBHL 5002:
PBHL 5101:
PBHL 5103:
PBHL 5301:
PBHL 5302:
PBHL 5303:
PBHL 5304:
PBHL 5305:
PBHL 5306:
PBHL 5307:
PBHL 5308:
PBHL 5309:
Biostatistics
Epidemiology
Environmental Health
Industrial Hygiene
Industrial Safety
Radiological Health
Environmental Noise
Environmental Toxicology
Analytical Instrumentation
Industrial Ventilation
Medical Aspects of Occupational Health
Ergonomics: Human Factors in Occupational Health
 MS – Master of Science in Epidemiology
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PBHL 5001:
PBHL 5002:
PBHL 5201:
PBHL 8001:
PBHL 8202:
Fundamentals of Public Health
Biostatistics
Epidemiological Research Methods I
Research Design in Public Health
Epidemiological Research Methods II
Basics of Curricular Requirements
 Master of Education
 Department Core Courses: 6 credit hours
PH 5001 Fundamentals of Public Health
PH 5102 Theoretical Foundations of Health Behavior
 Required Education Courses: 9 credit hours
Ed 5325 Introduction to Statistics and Research
Ed 5101 Research Design in Education
Ed Psych 5541 Concepts in Human Development
 Cognate Courses: 12 credit courses counseling
PH 3103 Counseling Techniques in Public Health
CN Psych 5526 Multi-Cultural Counseling
CN Psych 5511 Counseling in the Schools
CN Psych 5572 Interviewing Techniques
 Master of Public Health
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MPH Core Courses: 18 credit hours (6 courses
MPH Concentration Courses: 12 credit hours (4 courses)
MPH Fieldwork Practicum: 6 credit hours in conjunction with field placement
Elective Coursework: 9 credit hours (3 courses) of coursework approved by advisor
Basics of Curricular Requirments
 Doctorate of Philosophy in Health Ecology
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Core Courses: 12 credit hours
Research Methods/Statistics: 12 credit hours
Cognate Courses: 12 credit hours
Mentored Research Internship: 3 credit hours
Mentored Teaching Experience
Dissertation: 9 credit hours
 Doctorate of Philosophy in Public Health
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Public Health Core: 9 credit hours
Research and Statistics: 18 credit hours
Concentration Courses: 33 credit hours
Culminating Events: 10 credit hours
What future careers does your degree
make available to you??
 BS- Public Health
 Nutrition, Health Service Administration, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Health Education/Behavioral
Science, Environmental Health, International Health, Public Health Practice/Program Management,
Biomedical Laboratory
 MS – Public Health
 Care Provider, Researcher, Educator, Advocate for Change, Grant Writer, Public Health Administrator
 DMD-MPH
 Practice Dentistry
 PhD – Public Health
 Research, Postsecondary Teaching, Policy Development and Analysis, Public Health Program
Evaluation and Management, Community Practice and Healthcare Administration
 PhD – Health Ecology
 Government Agencies & various Universities and Colleges
 MS – Education
 Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, Education Administration
Salaries that different degree’s offer!
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Nutrition: $53,250
Health Service Administration: $37,050 - $161,400
Epidemiology: $38,175 - $136,237
PhD – Ecology(government): $84,000
Public Health Administrator: $67,540
Public Health Social Workers: $47,560
Dentistry: $146,920-$200,000+
Public Health Program Management: $41,175 - $102,000
Resource(s)
 College of Health Professions
o http://chpsw.temple.edu/publichealth/home

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