Master of Science in Reproductive Health


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Course Overview

The MRPH concentration in Women’s and Reproductive Health focuses on understanding the general and reproductive health status of women, the determinants of their health status, and preventive strategies and programs to address women’s health and well-being, as well as the health of their new-borns. Students may choose to focus on women’s, reproductive or perinatal health concerns either domestically or in a developing country setting. Download Course Catalog.

Program Structure:

Course Code First Semester Courses Credit
MRPH 501 Life Course Perspectives on Health 5
MRPH 502 Women’s Health 5
MRPH 503 International Perspectives on Women, Gender and Health 5
MRPH 504 Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology 5
MRPH 505 Maternal & Child Health Legislation and Programs 5
MRPH 506 Understanding International Reproductive Health Policy 5
Course Code Second Semester Courses Credit
MRPH 511 Family Planning Policies and Programs 6
MRPH 512 Women’s Health Policy Or Selected Topics in Women’s Health and Health Policy 6
MRPH 513 Issues in the Reduction of Maternal and Neonatal Mortality in Low Income Countries 6
MRPH 514 STI in Public Health Practice 6
MRPH 515 Prenatal and Infant Growth and Development 6
Course Code Third Semester Courses Credit
MRPH 601 Clinical Aspects of Maternal and New-born Health 6
MRPH 602 Clinical Aspects of Reproductive Health 6
MRPH 603 Fundamentals of Reproductive Biology 6
MRPH 604 Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health 6
MRPH 605 Couples and Reproductive Health 6
Course Code Fourth Semester Courses Credit
MRPH 611 Preventing Infant Mortality & Promoting the Health of Women, Infants & Children 5
MRPH 612 Critiquing the Research Literature in Maternal, Neonatal and Reproductive Health 5
MRPH 613 HIV Infection in Women, Children and Adolescents 5
MRPH 614 Entrepreneurship 5
MRPH 615 Master Thesis 10


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  • Researcher, Research Associate, Senior Research Analyst
  • Director, Associate Director, Executive Director, Branch Chief
  • Consultant, Associate, Strategy Consultant
  • Fellow, Intern Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Manager, Project Manager, Supervisor, Lead
  • Epidemiologist, Biostatistician
  • Nurse Practitioner, Nurse
  • Public Health Physician
  • Program Officer, Program Associate
  • Doctoral Student


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