Graduate Minor in Urban Health

About the Graduate Minor

The Graduate Minor in Urban Health will provide students with fundamental 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, collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to address urban health issues, and to communicate key factors and policies contributing to urban health with diverse stakeholders.

Admission Requirements

Graduate minors are designed to complement students' training by providing basic knowledge in topics outside their primary discipline. All matriculated graduate students in quarter programs, except for students pursing the Urban Health MPH, are eligible to enroll in the Urban Health minor.

Students must receive prior approval from their program and complete the minor form in order to formally enroll in this minor.

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
Senior Program Manager
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health

Additional information can be found on the Dornsife School of Public Health website.

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