In addition to the overall Master of Public Health degree competencies, Epidemiology and Maternal and Child Health dual concentration graduates will be able to meet the competencies from both the Epidemiology MPH and the Maternal and Child Health MPH.
Students pursuing an MCH/Epi PhD are eligible to apply for the MCH Epidemiology Doctoral Training Program.
The University of South Florida offers a dual-degree program with the Maternal and Child Health concentration and both the departments of Anthropology and Social Work.
Social Work students interested in a MCH concentration are eligible to apply for the MSW supplement of the MCH Training Program.
The PhD in Public Health with a Concentration in Community and Family Health prepares public health professionals who can meet the challenge of improving the health status of the family and the overall community. The program offers focus on: (1) the analysis of the health status and needs of a population including social, behavioral and demographic factors and characteristics; (2) health promotion and education; (3) client and community-based intervention strategies; (4) development and evaluation of community and family health programs. This program and its faculty provide students with excellent research opportunities in domestic or international arenas through basic and applied research; conducting innovative community-based demonstration programs; providing consultation and technical assistance to agencies and communities; and providing continuing education programs.