Maternal Child Health (MCH)

MCH 5000 - Maternal Child Health I: Foundations in Maternal Child Health

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course introduces Maternal Child Health in public health using the Life Course Model and including: key MCH legislation and programs, analysis of current health issues for mothers, children, and families from preconception to adolescence. Health disparities, MCh policies, and programs in resource-poor environments, domestically and internationally, receive attention.

Prerequisite(s): PUBH 5010

MCH 5010 - Maternal and Child Health Practice: Programs, Policy & Advocacy

Credit(s): 3 Credits

Builds on MCH I and MCH Epidemiology and other required courses. Focuses on application of assessment, program design and program evaluation skills to meet MCH population needs domestically and internationally. Attention will be given to leadership skills including program management, policy analysis and advocacy for mothers, children and their families.Prerequisites: 1) Either MCH Epidemiology or Perinatal Epidemiology, and 2) MCH I: Foundations in Maternal Child Health. Perinatal Epidemiology may be taken concurrently.

Prerequisite(s): MCH 5000; (EPI 5220 or EPI 5280*)

* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

MCH 5930 - Special Topics

Credit(s): 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

MCH 5960 - Capstone in Maternal Child Health

Credit(s): 3 Credits

MCH 5970 - Research Topics in Maternal Child Health

Credit(s): 1-3 Credits

MCH 5980 - Graduate Reading in Maternal Child Health

Credit(s): 1-3 Credits

MCH 6930 - Special Topics

Credit(s): 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

MCH 6970 - Research Topics in Maternal Child Health

Credit(s): 1-3 Credits

MCH 6980 - Graduate Reading in Maternal Child Health

Credit(s): 1-3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)