The M.P.H. in Health Promotion is an interdisciplinary course of study providing students with specialized training in public health promotion and education. Through coursework and community-based experiences, students learn to address factors in the broader social, economic, policy and built environments to improve the health of populations.
The Master of Urban and Regional Planning is a professional degree for those interested in working as professional planners. The curriculum includes a core that focuses on the history and theory of planning as a field, plan implementation, analytical methods (including Geographic Information Systems, or GIS) and the dynamics of metropolitan development.
Together, this M.P.H. in Health Promotion/Master of Urban & Regional Planning dual degree program helps prepare professionals wanting to make a difference at the intersection of public health and professional planning.