Sample Schedules

MPH@GW students can complete the program on a part-time or full-time basis. Full-time students can complete the program in as little as one year, while part-time students have up to four years to complete the flexible degree schedule. Below are sample schedules of a full-time and part-time MPH@GW student. While these schedules are only examples of possible course arrangements, they should serve as a useful guide as you explore the MPH@GW experience.

1 Year, Intensive

Full-Time Sample Schedule
Quarter Course Credits
1 Biological Concepts for Public Health (6001) 2
1 Principles and Practice of Epidemiology (6003) 3
1 Environmental & Occupational Health in a Sustainable World (6004) 2
1 Policy and Management Approaches to Public Health (6006) 3
1 Social and Behavioral Approaches to Public Health (6007) 2
2 Biostatistical Applications for Public Health (6002) 3
2 Introduction to the U.S. Health Care System (PubH 6050) 2
2 Global Health Program Evaluation (6437) 3
2 Planning & Implementation of Health Promotion Programs (6500) 3
3 Comparative Global Health Systems (6442) 2
3 Introduction to Public Health Communications & Marketing (6503) 3
3 Practical Data Management & Analysis (6052) 2
3 Community Engagement and Advocacy (6054) 2
3 Practicum Experience (6014) 2
3 Culminating Experience Part 1 (6015) 1
4 Culminating Experience Part 2 (6015) 1
4 Elective 3
4 Elective  2
4 Elective  2
4 Elective  2
  Total Credits  45


1.5 Years

Full-Time Sample Schedule
Quarter Course Credits 
1 Biological Concepts for Public Health (6001) 2
1 Principles and Practice of Epidemiology (6003) 3
1 Environmental & Occupational Health in a Sustainable World (6004) 2
2 Biostatistical Applications for Public Health (6002) 3
2 Policy and Management Approaches to Public Health (6006) 3
2 Social and Behavioral Approaches to Public Health (6007) 2
3 Planning & Administration of Health Promotion/Disease Prevention Programs (6500) 3
3 Global Health Program Evaluation (6437) 3
3 Practical Data Management & Analysis (6052) 2
4 Community Engagement and Advocacy (6054) 2
4 Introduction to Public Health Communications & Marketing (6503) 3
4 Practicum Experience (6014) 2
5 Introduction to the U.S. Health Care System (6050) 2
5 Comparative Global Health Systems (6442) 2
5 Elective 3
5 Culminating Experience Part 1 (6015) 1
6 Culminating Experience Part 2 (6015) 1
6 Elective  2
6 Elective  2
6 Elective  2
  Total Credits  45


2 Years

Full-Time Sample Schedule
Quarter Course Credits 
1 Biological Concepts for Public Health (6001) 2
1 Principles and Practice of Epidemiology (6003) 3
2 Environmental & Occupational Health in a Sustainable World (6004) 2
2 Policy and Management Approaches to Public Health (6006) 3
2 Social and Behavioral Approaches to Public Health (6007) 2
3 Biostatistical Applications for Public Health (6002) 3
3 Planning & Implementation of Health Promotion Programs (6500) 3
4 Comparative Global Health Systems (6442) 2
4 Community Engagement and Advocacy (6054) 2
4 Practical Data Management & Analysis (6052) 2
5 Global Health Program Evaluation (6437) 3
5 Practicum Experience (6014) 2
6 Introduction to the U.S. Health Care System (6050) 2
6 Introduction to Public Health Communications & Marketing (6503) 3
7 Elective  2
7 Elective  3
7 Culminating Experience Part 1 (6015) 1
8 Culminating Experience Part 2 (6015) 1
8 Elective  2
8 Elective  2
  Total Credits  45


3 Years

Part-Time Sample Schedule
Quarter Course Credits 
1 Biological Concepts for Public Health (6001) 2
1 Principles and Practice of Epidemiology (6003) 3
2 Environmental & Occupational Health in a Sustainable World (6004) 2
2 Social and Behavioral Approaches to Public Health (6007) 2
3 Policy and Management Approaches to Public Health (6006) 3
4 Biostatistical Applications for Public Health (6002) 3
5 Practical Data Management & Analysis (6052) 2
5 Introduction to the U.S. Health Care System (PubH 6050) 2
6 Planning & Implementation of Health Promotion Programs (6500) 3
7 Practicum Experience (6014) 2
7 Community Engagement and Advocacy (6054) 2
8 Global Health Program Evaluation (6437) 3
9 Comparative Global Health Systems (6442) 2
9 Introduction to Public Health Communications & Marketing (6503) 3
10 Elective  2
10 Elective  2
11 Elective  3
11 Culminating Experience Part 1 (6015) 1
12 Culminating Experience Part 2 (6015) 1
12 Elective 2
  Total Credits  45

 

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