School of Public Health
Students pursuing the MPH degree acquire competency in the fundamental public health disciplines; the basic public health sciences; data analysis and policy analysis; communications; program planning and administration; public health systems and the organization of health services in the United States and abroad; recognition and analysis of ethical or legal issues in public health and professional practice; cultural, behavioral, genetic, environmental, political, geographic, and socioeconomic factors in health; the global nature of health and the needs of special populations, such as mothers and children, ethnic minorities, and vulnerable populations; and in the integration of core public health disciplines in public health problem decision-making processes. Other graduate programs in the School of Public Health, such as coordinated MD/MPH, can be found here: http://www.soph.uab.edu/catalog/academicprograms
School of Education
The MA in Education in community health prepares graduates for advanced employment opportunities in public, volunteer, and private agencies, clinics, and corporations. Graduate students build on their existing skills in program planning, implementation, and evaluation while learning advanced research protocols. Coursework for this degree is offered entirely online.