MS Public Health

Details & Semester Outlines for MS Public Health (MSPH)

MSPH at SZABIST is a two year program distributed into two streams i.e., MSPH (36 credit hours) and MSPH (60 credit hours). For MSPH (36 credit hours), the curriculum includes 10 courses of 3 credit hours each and a research project (thesis) of 6 credit hours or 2 IRS. For MSPH (60 credit hours), the curriculum includes 18 courses of 3 credit hours each and a research project (thesis) of 6 credit hours or 2 IRS. The maximum time limit to complete the MPH degree is four years.

MSPH – (36 Credit Hours)

First Year

Fall Semester

MSP 5104 Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health
MSP 5101 Basic Epidemiology and Biostatistics
MSP 5102 Environmental and Occupational Health
MSP 5103 Health Promotion, Advocacy and Social Mobilization

Spring Semester

MSP 5201 Applied Epidemiology and Biostatistics
MSP 5203 Research Methods: Quantitative and Qualitative
MSP 5202 Health System
MSP 5xxx Elective-I

Second Year

Fall Semester

MSP 5xxx Thesis-I or IRS-I
MSP 5xxx Elective -II Practicum OR One Publication in Peer Reviewed Journal (HEC Indexed Journal)

Spring Semester

MSP 5xxx Thesis-II or IRS-II
MSP 5xxx Elective -III

MSPH – (60 Credit Hours)

First Year

Fall Semester

MSP 5111 Sociology of Health and Disease
MSP 5106 Population Dynamics
MSP 5107 Professional Ethics
MSP 5105 Mental Health
MSP 5104 Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health

Spring Semester

MSP 5206 Microbiology
MSP 5204 Entomology
MSP 5207 Parasitology
MSP 5205 Health Care Risk Management
MSP 5203 Research Methods: Quantitative and Qualitative

Second Year

Fall Semester

MSP 5101 Basic Epidemiology and Biostatistics
MSP 5102 Environmental and Occupational Health
MSP 5103 Health Promotion, Advocacy and Social Mobilization
MSP 5202 Health System
MSP 5xxx Thesis-I or IRS-I

Spring Semester

MSP 5201 Applied Epidemiology and Biostatistics
MSP 5xxx Thesis-II or IRS-II
MSP 5xxx Elective-I
MSP 5xxx Elective-II
MSP 5xxx Elective-Ill Practicum OR One Publication in Peer Reviewed Journal (HEC Indexed Journal)

Elective Courses/Tracks

Track 1: Epidemiology and Biostatistics

MSP 5xxx Advanced Epidemiology and Biostatistics
MSP 5xxx Epidemiology of Communicable and Non Communicable Diseases

MSP 5xxx Epidemiological Report Writing

Track 2: Health Policy, Management and Economics

MSP 5xxx Human Resource Management for Health
MSP 5xxx Financial Management
MSP 5xxx Health Care Financing

MSP 5xxx Health Policy, Planning and Management
MSP 5xxx Applied Health Economics
MSP 5xxx Supply Chain Management

Track 3: Applied Nutrition and Reproductive Health

MSP 5xxx Nutrition for Children, Adolescent and Mothers
MSP 5xxx Demography and Population Dynamics
MSP 5xxx Gender Development

MSP 5xxx Community Management of Malnutrition
MSP 5xxx International Food Organizations
MSP 5xxx Community Based RH Interventions