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 Maternal Child Health legislation and programs, analysis of current health issues for mothers, children, and families from preconception to adolescence. Health disparities, Maternal Child Health 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 5000 and MCH Epidemiology and other required courses. Focuses on application of assessment, program design and program evaluation skills to meet Maternal Child Health 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.

Prerequisite(s): MCH 5000; (EPI 5220 or EPI 5280*)
* Concurrent enrollment allowed.

MCH 5020 - LEAD

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course will focus on building on students' experiences to broaden their understanding of public health and develop effective leadership and implementation science skills within this challenging and rewarding field of public health.The broad goal for this class is to further facilitate the process of students exploring and developing their own leadership needs through course content, classmates' leadership insights, and shadowing public health leaders in the field. Improvement of leadership skills in public health professionals, in turn, will increase the likelihood of population and community health improvement. This course is cross-listed with the MCH program courses, and is required as the third in a sequence of MCH courses. MCH students are asked to complete this course as the third in a sequence, after MCH 5000 and MCH 5010. Offered in fall.

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)