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Community Health

Examine public health issues. Create innovative solutions. Build stronger communities. Learn about health and rehabilitation services, and become an agent of change.

Master of Science in Community Health

Admissions Requirements

  • A 3.0 GPA for the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate degree work
  • GRE Scores
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Resume
  • A personal statement of career and education Goals
  • 3 Letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts

Curriculum

Epidemiology Curriculum

For more information about the Master of Community Health curriculum please contact Julie Jenkins or Dr. Steven Petruzzello or refer to the Academic Catalog website.

Code Course
CHLH 429
CHLH 429 Research Techniques

Hours: 4

CHLH 474
CHLH 474 Principles of Epidemiology

Hours: 4

CHLH 510
CHLH 510 Public Health Dev

Hours: 4

CHLH 469
CHLH 469 Environmental Health

Hours: 4

CHLH 527
CHLH 527 Statistics in Epidemiolgy

Hours: 4

CHLH 578
CHLH 578 Applied Epidemiology

Hours: 4

CHLH 591
CHLH 591 Seminar

Hours: 4

CHLH 599
CHLH 599 Thesis Research

Hours: 4

Total Hours: 32

Other Requirements

Other requirements may overlap.

Minimum Hours Required Within the Unit: 28
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall: 12 (8 within the unit)
Minimum GPA: 3.0

Health Policy & Administration Curriculum

For more information about the Master of Community Health curriculum please contact Julie Jenkins or Dr. Steven Petruzzello or refer to the Academic Catalog website.

Code Course
CHLH 429
CHLH 429 Research Techniques

Hours: 4

CHLH 474
CHLH 474 Principles of Epidemiology

Hours: 4

CHLH 510
CHLH 510 Public Health Dev

Hours: 4

CHLH 591
CHLH 591 Seminar

Hours: 4

CHLH 456
CHLH 456 Organization of Health Care

Hours: 4

CHLH 550
CHLH 550 Health Policy: United States

Hours: 4

CHLH 599
CHLH 599 Thesis Research

Hours: 4

Specialized Coursework (from approved list)

Hours: 12

Total Hours: 48

Other Requirements

Other requirements may overlap
Minimum Hours Required Within the Unit: 20
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall: 24 (12 within the unit)
Minimum GPA: 3.0

Request more information

Julie Jenkins
Graduate Program Support Specialist
jjenkns@illinois.edu
Phone: (217) 333-1083

Dr. Steven Petruzzello
Director of Graduate Studies
petruzze@illinois.edu

Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
Graduate Program Secretary
906 S. Goodwin Ave
112 Freer Hall
Urbana, IL. 61801