Graduate Programs

Details & Semester Outlines for MS in 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
Spring Semester

MSP 5104 Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health

MSP 5201 Applied Epidemiology and Biostatistics

 

MSP 5101 Basic Epidemiology and Biostatistics

MSP 5203 Research Methods: Quantitative and Qualitative

MSP 5102 Environmental and Occupational Health

MSP 5202 Health System

MSP 5103 Health Promotion, Advocacy and Social Mobilization

MSP 5xxx Elective-I

 

 

Second Year

Fall Semester
Spring Semester

MSP 5xxx Thesis-I or IRS-I

MSP 5xxx Thesis-II or IRS-II

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

MSP 5xxx Elective -III

MSPH — (60 Credit Hours)

First Year

Fall Semester
Spring Semester

MSP 5111 Sociology of Health and Disease

MSP 5206 Microbiology

MSP 5106 Population Dynamics

MSP 5204 Entomology

MSP 5107 Professional Ethics

MSP 5207 Parasitology

MSP 5105 Mental Health

MSP 5205 Health Care Risk Management

MSP 5104 Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health

MSP 5203 Research Methods: Quantitative and Qualitative

 

 

Second Year

Fall Semester
Spring Semester

MSP 5101 Basic Epidemiology and Biostatistics

MSP 5201 Applied Epidemiology and Biostatistics

MSP 5102 Environmental and Occupational Health

MSP 5xxx Thesis-II or IRS-II

MSP 5103 Health Promotion, Advocacy and Social Mobilization

MSP 5xxx Elective-I

 

MSP 5202 Health System

MSP 5xxx Elective-II

MSP 5xxx Thesis-I or IRS-I

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 Epidemiological Report Writing

MSP 5xxx Epidemiology of Communicable and Non Communicable Diseases

Track 2: Health Policy, Management and Economics

 

 

 

MSP 5xxx Human Resource Management for Health

MSP 5xxx Health Policy, Planning and Management

MSP 5xxx Financial Management

MSP 5xxx Applied Health Economics

MSP 5xxx Health Care Financing

MSP 5xxx Supply Chain Management

Track 3: Applied Nutrition and Reproductive Health

 

 

 

MSP 5xxx Nutrition for Children, Adolescent and Mothers

MSP 5xxx Community Management of Malnutrition

MSP 5xxx International Food Organizations

MSP 5xxx Demography and Population Dynamics

MSP 5xxx Community Based RH Interventions

MSP 5xxx Gender Development