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Mental Health

Course Requirements

A minimum of 64 credits (16 credits per term) is required to complete the degree. Students in the MHS program must choose six additional units of electives in the department of Mental Health.

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First Term

140.621Statistical Methods in Public Health I (or 140.611 Statistical Reasoning in Public Health I, 3 cr)4 cr
330.617Psychopathology for Public Health3 cr
340.721Epidemiologic Inference in Public Health I5 cr
330.840Special Studies in Research Mental Health (DMH Seminar)1 cr
330.662Public Mental Health2 cr
550.860Research Ethics1 cr

Second Term

140.622Statistical Methods in Public Health II (or 140.612 Statistical Reasoning in Public Health II, 3 cr)4 cr
330.603Psychiatric Epidemiology (OR) 330.602 Epidemiology of Drug Dependence3 cr
340.722Epidemiologic Inference in Public Health II4 cr
330.811MHS Thesis in Mental Health: From Proposal to Publication I1 cr
550.865Public Health Perspectives on Research (Internet course only)2 cr
330.840Special Studies in Research Mental Health (DMH Seminar)1 cr

Third Term

330.661Social, Psychological and Developmental Processes in the Etiology of Mental and Behavioral Disorders (or 330.612 Introduction to Behavioral and Psychiatric Genetics)3 cr
330.840Special Studies in Research Mental Health (DMH Seminar)1 cr
330.812MHS Thesis in Mental Health: From Proposal to Publication II1 cr

Fourth Term

330.607Prevention and Control of Mental Disorders: Public Health Interventions3 cr
330.840Special Studies in Research Mental Health (DMH Seminar)1 cr