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Public & Community Health (PhD)

Medical College of Wisconsin


MCW Graduate School Institute for Health & Equity
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53226, United States

What We Offer

Summary

The Public & Community Health PhD program at MCW, the first of its kind in Wisconsin, provides students with advanced public health training that creates opportunities for original, independent research focused on relevant public health issues. Our innovative curriculum features essential components of public health and community health improvement through participation and partnership.


Academic Fields

Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Epidemiology.
International Public Health/International Health.
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
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Degrees

Doctoral Degree, PhD, Doctor of Philosophy


Formats

Part Time, Full Time, On-Campus

Keywords

PhD, Research, Science, Public Health, Community,

Contacts

Anthony Perez, MS Ed

Anthony Perez, MS Ed
Associate Director
anperez@mcw.edu
anperez@mcw.edu
414-955-4407

Laura Cassidy

Laura Cassidy
lcassidy@mcw.edu

Renee Hill MPH

Renee Hill MPH
Program Manager
rhill@mcw.edu
phdpch@mcw.edu
414-955-4517

Who We're Looking For

Summary

We look for students who have a strong foundation in the quantitative, behavioral and biological sciences, regardless of undergraduate major. Other indicators of a commitment to a graduate program, which are carefully weighed in the admissions process, include participation in public health research, particularly mentored research programs, and related professional and life experiences. We look for students who have strong quantitative and writing skills. Students must have taken a course in 1) psychology, sociology or anthropology, 2) Anatomy, physiology or biology, 3) statistics, and 4) research methods.

Previous experience in research or related professional experiences is strongly suggested.

Applicants for the part-time program need a master's degree and professional experience in a related field.


Academic Backgrounds

Behavioral Aspects of Health.
Behavioral Sciences.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biostatistics.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
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