January 20-21, 2005

 

ITEM 126-1011-R0105                Approval of Proposal to create a Master of Public Health and a Certificate in Public Health

 

THAT:                                       The Board of Regents authorizes The University of Montana—Missoula to offer a Master of Public Health and a Certificate in Public Health.

 

EXPLANATION:                        The University of Montana—Missoula requests approval of a program of graduate study leading to a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree and a Certificate in Public Health. Required courses will be provided via distance learning as will some electives. Based in the School of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences, this interdisciplinary degree will train public health professionals who are competent to address the challenges resulting from the intersection of rural and global health issues.