Graduate Catalog 2004-2005
Master of Public Health
The Northwest Ohio Consortium Master of Public Health (MPH) degree program is offered jointly by Bowling Green State University (BGSU), the Medical College of Ohio (MCO), and the University of Toledo (UT). The program is designed for working professionals in a variety of health-related fields.
All students complete a core sequence of six courses. Specialized training is provided in three different areas of concentration or tracks. Each track consists of four prescribed courses that are supplemented by three electives. Students then complete a capstone experience comprised of a professional internship or project and an integrative seminar.
The Environmental and Occupational Health major prepares students to address environmental and occupational health issues from scientific, regulatory, and administrative perspectives for private industries, regulatory agencies, consulting firms, and other organizations.
The Health Promotion and Evaluation major prepares students to assist communities, organizations, and individuals in working toward a healthier society by using appropriate educational, behavioral, and social change strategies.
The Public Health Administration major prepares students to assume applicable administrative roles in government and community agencies, health care facilities, and private industry.
A more complete description of the Master of Public Health program is found under the heading of Public Health Administration in the “Graduate Programs and Courses” section of this catalog.