Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Public Health

Curriculum


Classes are held on-site at Thomas Jefferson University’s Center City Philadelphia campus. They are offered during the day and after 5 pm, accommodating working adults. There are three terms per year running September to June. Graduate certificate and LPHT students can begin in the fall (September) term or spring (January) term. This flexibility allows both part-time and full-time students to complete coursework at their own pace. LEAP students can only begin in the fall (September) term.

Course
Graduate Certificate
MPH LPHT MPH LEAP
  18 credits
6 courses
45 credits
13 courses + Clerkship + Capstone
45 credits
13 courses + Clerkship + Capstone
PBH 501: Introduction to Public Health X X X
PBH 502: Behavioral & Social Foundations in Public Health X X X
PBH 504: Fundamentals of Health Statistics X
X X
PBH 506: Fundamentals of Epidemiology X
X X
PBH 507: Fundamentals of Environmental Health X
X X
PBH 509: Public Health Policy & Advocacy X
X X
HPL 500: U.S. Healthcare Organization & Delivery   X
X
PBH 510: Health Research Methods   X X
PBH 521: Program Planning, Implementation and Evaluation Part I   X X
PBH 522: Program Planning, Implementation and Evaluation Part II   X X
Elective   X X
Elective   X X
Elective   X X
PBH 650: Clerkship - Applied Practice Experience (CAPE)
  X X
PBH 610: Capstone Seminar & Project
  X  
PBH 611: Capstone/ILE LEAP I
    X
PBH 612: Capstone/ILE LEAP II     X