MPH in Public Health Informatics
Curriculum: The MPH PHI program includes online public health and informatics courses and two signature components:
- Public Health Core Courses - An introduction to the many disciplines within the field, including Community Health Sciences, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Principles of Public Health Management.
- Informatics Courses - An in-depth look at topics in public health informatics.
- Field Practicum - Students work with an approved health agency under the guidance of UIC academic advisors and field practicum supervisors. This is an opportunity to immediately apply your education to enhance your current career.
- Capstone Project - Students synthesize and integrate knowledge acquired in coursework and other learning experiences to address a practical informatics problem in an agency or organization. Frequently, the field practicum can be utilized as the experience for the capstone.