Master in Public Health / Program Intended Learning Outcomes

1. Define, assess, and analyze the health status of populations and factors contributing to health promotion and disease prevention, and factors influencing the use of health services.
 
2. Apply professionally, for the purpose of prevention of illness and injury, the basic principles of public health sciences, including epidemiology, health and policy administration, and behavioral, biostatistical, environmental, and occupational public health.
 
3. Utilize appropriate research tools and analytical methods to critically analyze, monitor and assess the health status of populations and to identify and solve a current public health-related issue and to plan, implement and evaluate a public health program.
 
4. Appraise the dynamic forces of cultural diversity among populations and their implications for public health both nationally and internationally.
 
5. Design and carry out, interpret and critique public health research and write theses or reports to a professional standards equivalent in presentation qualities to that of publishable papers.
 
6. Participate in and contribute to strategic planning in public health that would take culture into account.
 
7. Analyze and discuss the influence of socioeconomic, environmental, and workplace pollutants in disease development and prevention, and health care organization and delivery.
 
8. Communicate effectively and professionally with diverse professional and lay audiences regarding public health related issues and prepare and present seminars to a professional standards and use best practices in information technology for these endeavors.
 
9. Analyze and evaluate public health, health care delivery systems, and aspects of organizational leadership including the strategies for coordinating teams, managing conflicts, motivating staff, and continuous quality improvement.
 
10. Apply ethical principles to the collection, maintenance, use, and dissemination of data and information.
 
11. Investigate the potential interaction between determinants of health, whether intrapersonal, interpersonal, organizational, community, or societal.
 
12. Demonstrate good understanding of the principles of health service management and administration in the areas of primary health services, and maternal, child, and school services.