Specialization in Maternal, Child, Reproductive, and Sexual Health (available to MPH and DPH students)

The Maternal, Child, Reproductive, and Sexual Health (MCRSH) specialization is available to MPH and DPH students in any concentration, and provides students with sociological, political, familial, and biological context that shape maternal, child, reproductive, and sexual behaviors and health outcomes across the life-span; and with practical experience in research, program implementation, and/or policy developed to reduce MCRSH-related disparities and promote health. Graduates will be able to apply population health approaches to addressing MCRSH-related health issues in government, health care, private, and non-profit health agencies and research settings.

MCRSH Specialization Application.


Course Credits
PUBH 840 Maternal, Child, Reproductive and Sexual Health in Context 3
PUBH 841 Maternal, Child, Reproductive and Sexual Health: A Life Course Perspective 3
MCRSH Elective 3
Content of practice and culminating experiences should focus on MCRSH 6

Specialization in Public Health Nutrition (available to DPH students)

The Public Health Nutrition specialization is available to DPH students in any concentration who have prior training in nutrition and an interest population health implications of food and nutrition.

Public Health Nutrition Specialization Application


Course Credits
FNPH 820 Food Policy 3
SOC 828 Food, Culture and Society 3
Advanced epidemiology course relevant to nutrition 3
Elective in research methods relevant to public health nutrition 3