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Graduate & Doctoral Courses

GPH-GU 2382 A Systems Approach to Food Access (3)
Semester: Varies
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2220 Accelerating Progress Towards Health-Related SDGs (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisite: none
Online Course: 
GPH-GU 5220 (3)

GPH-GU 3152 Advanced Agent-Based Modeling (3)
Semester: Spring
Prerequisites: None

GPH-GU 2430 Advanced Health and Human Rights (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisite: GPH-GU 2250

GPH-GU 3110 Advanced Health Policy & Management (3)
Semester: Spring
Prerequisites: GPH-GU 2110

GPH-GU 1006 Advanced Introduction to Environmental Ethics (3)
Semester: Spring
Prerequisites: None

GPH-GU 2355 Analysis of Epidemiologic Data Using SAS (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2353 and GPH-GU 2106 or 5106

GPH-GU 2219 Application of Implementation Science Frameworks to Address Diseases in Global Populations (3)
Semester: Fall
Prerequisites: GPH-GU 2347

GPH-GU 2359 Applied Practice Experience Seminar (2)
Semester: Fall
Prerequisites: 23 Credits

GPH-GU 2368/3368 Applied Survival Analysis (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2920 or GPH-GU 2353

GPH-GU 2218 Assessing Community Health Needs & Resources (3)
Semester: Fall
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2106 or 5106, GPH-GU 2995 or 5995, and GPH-GU 2361

GPH-GU 2325/5325 Behavioral and Communication Strategies for Global Epidemics (3)
Semester: Varies
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 3235/2235 Biostatistical Consulting (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: A regression course such as GPH-GU 2353 or equivalent.

GPH-GU 2995 Biostatistics for Public Health (3)
Semester: Fall and Spring
Pre-requisites: none
Online Course: 
GPH-GU 5995 (3)

GPH-GU 5240 Budgeting for Sustainable Health Returns on Investment (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2265 Climate Change and Global Public Health (3)
Semester: Spring  
Pre-requisite: none

GPH-GU 2222 Clinical Ethics (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2415 Community-Based Health Interventions (3)
Semester: Spring  
Pre-requisite: GPH-GU 2140 or 5140

GPH-GU 2134 Community Engagement in Social Epidemiology (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2316 Community Health: A Society in Transition - Cape Town, South Africa (6)
Semester: Summer  
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2320 Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Public Health (1.5)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisite: GPH-GU 2430

GPH-GU 2242 Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication (3)
Semester: Fall
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2140

GPH-GU 5380 Data-Driven Decision Making in Global Public Health (3)
Semester: Fall
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2106 or 5106

GPH-GU 5320 Data Utilization in Public Health Practice (3)
Semester: Fall
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2995 or 5995 and GPH-GU 2106 or 5106

GPH-GU 3175 Design, Conduct, and Analysis of Cohort Studies (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2930 and GPH-GU 2920

GPH-GU 2294 Designing and Managing Organizations in Public Health (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisite: GPH-GU 2112 or 5112

GPH-GU 2232 Detection and Control of Waterborne Pathogens (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2190 or 5190

GPH-GU 2260 Disasters, Complex Systems, and the Social Ecology of Health (3)
Semester: TBD
Pre-requisites: TBD

GPH-GU 2135 Dissemination and Implementation Science in Health Care and Public Health (3)
Semester: Fall
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2347

GPH-GU 3200 Dissertation Proposal Seminar (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: none
Applicable to PhD students only.

GPH-GU 5150 Emergency Preparedness for Healthcare Organizations (3)
Semester: Summer
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2440 Emerging Disease and Bioterrorism (3)
Semester: Fall
Pre-requisite: GPH-GU 2106 or 5106

GPH-GU 2280 Environmental Health Assessments and Interventions (3)
Semester: Fall
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2211 Environmental Injustice: From Local to Global (3)
Semester: January term
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2106 Epidemiology (3)
Semester: Fall and Spring  
Pre-requisites: none
Online Course: 
GPH-GU 5106 (3)

GPH-GU 2930 Epidemiological Methods and Design (3)
Semester: Fall
Pre-requisite: GPH-GU 2450

GPH-GU 2190 Essentials of Public Health Biology (3)
Semester: Fall
Pre-requisites: none
Online Course: 
GPH-GU 5190 (3)

GPH-GU 3220 Experimental Study Designs in Epidemiology (3)
Semester: Fall
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2217 Food Policy for Public Health (3)
Semester: Fall
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2120 Foundations of Global Health (3)
Semester: Fall semester
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2015 Genomics and Global Public Health (3)
Cross-listed w/BIOL-GA 2015
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2410 Global Burden of Infectious Disease (3)
Semester: Fall  
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 9278 Global Cancer Epidemiology: A Focus in Nutritional Risk Factors (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2153 Global Environmental Health (3)
Semester: Fall and Spring  
Pre-requisites: none
Online Course: 
GPH-GU 5153 (3)

GPH-GU 9130 Global Health Diplomacy (3)
Semester: January Term
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 5210 Global Health Disaster Preparedness & Response (3)
Semester: Fall or Spring
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2016 or 5106

GPH-GU 5171 Global Health Informatics Workshop (0)
Semester: Fall and Summer
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2342 Global Issues in Public Health Nutrition: Obesity & Diabetes (3)
Semester: January term
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2106 or 5106

GPH-GU 2140 Global Issues in Social & Behavioral Health (3)
Semester: Fall and Spring
Pre-requisites: none
Online course: 
GPH-GU 5140 (3)

GPH-GU 2230 Global Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology & Control (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 5312 Global Perspectives in Reproductive Health & Human Rights (3)
Semester: Fall or Spring
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2285 Global Women's Health Programs: Analyzing the Evidence to Improve Women's Lives (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2205 Gun Violence in America: Public Health, Politics, and Pragmatism (3)
Semester: Fall
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2106 or 5106 (suggested)

GPH-GU 2250 Health and Human Rights (3)
Semester: Fall
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2110 or 5110
Online Course: 
GPH-GU 5250 (3)

GPH-GU 2110 Health Care Policy (1.5)
Semester: Fall and Spring
Pre-requisites: none
Online Course: 
GPH-GU 5110 (1.5)

GPH-GU 2405 Health Communications: Changing Norms in Theory and Practice (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 5120 HIV/AIDS from a Global Perspective (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2106 or 5106 and GPH-GU 2140 or 5140

GPH-GU 2343/9343 HIV/AIDS Public Health Promotion (NYC/London) (3)
Semester: January term
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2106 or 5106 and GPH-GU 2140 or 5140

GPH-GU 2450 Intermediate Epidemiology (3)
Semester: Fall and Spring
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2106 or 5106

GPH-GU 2360 Integrative Learning Experience Seminar (2)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisite: GPH-GU 2359

GPH-GU 2940 Intervention and Prevention Science (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2152 Introduction to Agent-Based Modeling (3)
Semester: Fall or Spring
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2286 Introduction to Data Management and Statistical Computing (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2115 Introduction to the Principles of Nutrition in Public Health (3)
Semester: Fall
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 5170 Introduction to Public Health (0)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2155 Introduction to Public Health Policy (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2110 or 5110

GPH-GU 2145 Introduction to Public Health Systems: Management & Policy Issues (3)
Semester: Fall  
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2110 or 5110 and GPH-GU 2112 or 5112

GPH-GU 2183 Introduction to Statistical Programming in R (2)
Semester: Fall
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2184 Intermediate Statistical Programming in R (2)
Semester: January Term
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2183

GPH-GU 2520 Issues in Global Pediatric Oral Health (3)
Cross-listed w/BIOL-GA 2520
Semester: Spring  
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2357 LGBTQ Health Disparities (3)
Semester: Spring  
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2480 Longitudinal Analysis of Public Health Data (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2354

GPH-GU 2338 Machine Learning in Public Health (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2184 or its equivalent and GPH-GU 2353

GPH-GU 5270 Management of Public Health Disasters (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 3050 Methods in Community Health Research (3)
Semester: Fall  
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2995 or 5995, GPH-GU 2106 or 5106, and GPH-GU 2160

GPH-GU 2346 Migrant Health and Social Integration in the Mediterranean (3)
Semester: January or Spring
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 5420 Monitoring & Management of Equitable Health Returns on Investment (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisite: none

GPH-GU 2195 Nutrition & Metabolism (3)
Semester: Spring  
Pre-requisite: GPH-GU 2115

GPH-GU 2125 Nutrition Education & Promotion Initiatives in Public Health (3)
Semester: Spring  
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2275 Nutritional Epidemiology for Public Health (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2106 or 5106

GPH-GU 2240 Perspectives in Global Mental Health (3)
Semester: Fall  
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2106 or 5106

GPH-GU 5288 Perspectives in Migrant Health & Human Rights (3)
Semester: Fall, every other year or Spring
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2140 or 5140

GPH-GU 2349 Program Planning and Evaluation (3)
Semester: Fall and Spring
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2106 or 5106, GPH-GU 2140 or 5140, and GPH-GU 2995 or 5995

GPH-GU 2255 Psychoactive Drug Use and Public Health (3)
Semester: Spring or Summer
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2225 Psychometric Measurement & Analysis in Public Health Research & Practice (3)
Semester: Fall  
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2995 or 5995

GPH-GU 9345 Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response: A Global Perspective (3)
Equivalent to GPH-GU 2345
Semester: January
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2106 or 5106 and GPH-GU 2140 or 5140

GPH-GU 2296 Public Health Innovation & Entrepreneurship (3)
Semester: Spring  
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2292 Public Health Law (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2112 Public Health Management and Leadership (1.5)
Semester: Fall and Spring semesters
Pre-requisites: none

Online Course: GPH-GU 5112 (1.5)

GPH-GU 2213 Public Health Nutrition (3)
Semester: Spring  
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2160 Qualitative and Field Methods (3)
Semester: Fall  
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 3210 Qualitative Analysis: Interviewing & Mixed Methods Approaches (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: None for PhD students; MPH students must have completed GPH-GU 2160

GPH-GU 5175 Readings in the History & Philosophy of Public Health I (0)
Semester: Fall  
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 5180 Readings in the History & Philosophy of Public Health II (0)
Semester: Spring  
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 5185 Readings in the History & Philosophy of Public Health III (0)
Semester: Spring  
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2353 Regression I: Linear Regression and Modeling (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2995 or 5995

GPH-GU 2354 Regression II: Categorical Analysis (3)
Semester: Fall
Pre-requisite: GPH-GU 2353

GPH-GU 2344 Reproductive and Pediatric Health: A Focus in Nutrition (3)
Semester: Fall  
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2106 or 5106

GPH-GU 2361 Research Methods in Public Health (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2106 or 5106

GPH-GU 5410 Results-Focused Strengthening of Health Systems in LMIC Countries (3)
Semester: Fall
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2317 Social Epidemiology (3)
Semester: Spring  
Pre-requisite: GPH-GU 2106 or 5106

GPH-GU 3225 Statistical Inference (3)
Semester: Fall
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2995 or 5995

GPH-GU 2370 Stigma, Health, and Discrimination (3)
Semester: Summer
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2140 or 5140 and GPH-GU 2361

GPH-GU 2387 Survey Design, Analysis, and Reporting (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2995 or 5995, and GPH-GU 2106 or 5106

GPH-GU 2347 Tackling Global Health Disparities through Implementation Science Research (3) - NYC
Semester: January
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2106 or 5106

GPH-GU 9347 Tackling Global Health Disparities Through Implementation Science Research (3) - Tanzania
Semester: January
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2106 or 5106

GPH-GU 2960/3960 Theories in Public Health Practice, Policy & Research (3)
Semester: Fall
Pre-requisites for MPH students: GPH-GU 2140 or 5140 and GPH-GU 2361

GPH-GU 2686 Thesis I: Practice & Integrative Learning Experiences (2)
Semester: Fall
Pre-requisites:
 GPH-GU 2140 or 5140, GPH-GU 2106 or 5106, GPH-GU 2995 or 5995, and one advanced methods course

GPH-GU 2687 Thesis II: Practice & Integrative Learning Experiences (2)
Semester: Spring  
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2686

GPH-GU 2270 Translating Research into Practice: Adapting and Implementing Evidence-Based Public Health Interventions (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: GPH-GU 2410 and GPH-GU 2349

GPH-GU 92 Urban Health Equity: New York and London – A Comparative Perspective (3)
Semester: January
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2272 Value-Based Healthcare (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: none

GPH-GU 2319 Writing Grants and Funding Proposals for Public Health-Related Programs (3)
Semester: Spring
Pre-requisites: none

Undergraduate Courses

UGPH-GU 35 Behavioral Risk-Taking in the Global Context (4)

UGPH-GU 20 Biostatistics for Public Health

UGPH-GU 50 Environmental Health in a Global World

UGPH-GU 30 Epidemiology for Global Health

UGPH-GU 26 Ethics and Clinical Practice (4)

UGPH-GU 28 Ethics and Identity: Disability, Gender, and Race (4)

UGPH-GU 32 Ethics and the Internet: Social Media and Big Data (4)

UGPH-GU 85 Ethics and Research (4)

UGPH-GU 36 Ethics and Technology (4)

UGPH-GU 95 The Ethics of Reproduction (4)

UGPH-GU 293 Global Medicine and Disease: The Challenges We Face (4) (Cross-listed with HIST-UA 293)

UGPH-GU 10 Health and Society in a Global Context

UGPH-GU 40 Health Policy in a Global World

UGPH-GU 158 History of Medicine (4) (Cross-listed with HIST-UA 158)

UGPH-GU 15 Introduction to Bioethics (4)

UGPH-GU 22 Introduction to Neuroethics (4)

UGPH-GU 70 Justice & Health (4)

UGPH-GU 52 Medical Ethics (4)

UGPH-GU 44 Nutrition and Health During Reproduction, Childhood and Adolescence (4)

UGPH-GU 65 Public Health Approaches to Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) (4) (Pre-requisite: UGPH-GU 30)

UGPH-GU 80 Public Health Entrepreneurial Ventures (4) 

UGPH-GU 25 Public Health Ethics (4)

UGPH-GU 60  Undergraduate Experiential Learning in Global Public Health (team-based)

UGPH-GU 60  Undergraduate Experiential Learning in Global Public Health (individual project)