Graduate Minor in Urban Health

About the Graduate Minor

Graduate Minors are open to all Drexel graduate students in all schools and colleges. The graduate minors are designed to complement student’s training by providing basic knowledge in topics outside their primary discipline

This minor will provide students with basic knowledge and skills necessary to describe health in cities and other urban areas, understand and analyze the drivers of health in urban areas, identify and evaluate effective strategies to improve urban health, work with interdisciplinary teams, and communicate about drivers of urban health and effective policies with diverse stakeholders.

Admission Requirements

The Graduate Minor in Urban Health is open to current Drexel Graduate students.

Program Requirements

Required Courses
EOH 550Introduction to Urban Health3.0
EPI 563Interprofessional Collaboration for Urban Health3.0
Methods Elective3.0
Choose one of the following
Qualitative Research in Community Health
Making Sense of Data
Introduction to GIS for Public Health
Civic Engagement & Participatory Methods
Spatial Reasoning for Urbanists, Architects & Designers
Substantive Elective3.0
Choose one of the following
Injury Prevention and Control
Public Health and Disaster Preparedness
Public Health Impacts of Global Climate Change
What is a City
Urbanism, Health & the Built Environment
Total Credits12.0

Additional Information

For more information about this graduate minor, contact:

Kristi LeBlanc, MSEd
Academic Program Coordinator
kk842@drexel.edu
267.359.6181

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