As a student in the doctoral degree program in Public Health Sciences at UC Davis, you will become a highly educated public health research professional prepared for leadership in governmental public health agencies, community-based public health organizations, and academic health centers. The Ph.D. in Public Health Sciences requires two years of research courses and rotations and completion of a dissertation to allow students to practice research and translational public health sciences techniques they have learned in the classroom.
|Required Core Courses|
|SPH 202||Public Health Issues in California's Central Valley||3|
|SPH 212||Migration & Health||3|
|SPH 213||Health Disparities in the U.S.||3|
|SPH 214||Scientific Proposal Writing||3|
|SPH 246||Biostatistics for Clinical Research||4|
|SPH 276||Critical Assessment in Health Policy & Economics||2|
|SPH 291||Public Health Sciences Doctoral Seminar||6|
|SPH 292A||Public Health Translational Science Rotation||5|
|SPH 292B||Public Health Translational Science Rotation||5|
|EPI 206||Epidemiologic Study Design||4|
|MHI 210||Introduction to Health Informatics||4|
|Total Required Core Course Units||42|
Upon completion of the required 56 core course and elective units, students will complete SPH 299 dissertation units.