Medical Anthropology PhD/MPH
The following requirements are in addition to, or further elaborate upon, those requirements outlined in The Graduate School Policy Guide.
Total Units Required: MPH requires a total of 16 units and Anthropology PhD requires a minimum of 9 units. Three Anthropology courses can be double-counted towards the MPH. These include: (1) a methods course (either ANTHRO 386-0 Methods in Human Biology Research or ANTHRO 389-0 Ethnographic Methods and Analysis), and (2) two other elective courses from the list below. All MPH/PhD candidates in Medical Anthropology complete the requirements for the "Generalist Concentration" in the MPH Program.
MPH Course Requirements
|Behavior, Society & Health|
|Introduction to Biostatistics|
|Environmental Health Sciences|
|Introduction to Epidemiology|
|Foundations of Public Health I|
|Foundations of Public Health II|
|Foundations of Public Health III|
|Applied Practice Experience I|
|Applied Practice Experience II|
|Introduction to US Health Care System|
|Public Health Methods Course|
|Anthropology Methods Course|
|Methods in Human Biology Research|
|Ethnographic Methods and Analysis|
|Anthropology Curriculum Shared Public Health Content|
|Choose 2 from:|
|The Anthropology of Reproduction|
|Topics In Anthropology (Methods in Global Health and Anthropology)|
|Seminar in Mind, Body, & Health|
|Topics in Anthropology (Seminar on Society, Biology and Health or Human Population Biology)|
|Electives: 5 units|
PhD Course Requirements
Students are required to complete PhD course requirements based on the chosen subfield.
Required Papers and Proposals
Students are required to complete a Second Year Qualifying Paper, an Applied Public Health Experience (APEx), Culminating Experience Paper, a Dissertation Proposal, and a PhD Dissertation.