Academic Calendar

  • Summer 2017 (New Academic Year)

    Schedule of Events

    New Student Orientation/TDI Origins course

    July 24-28 and July 31-Aug. 1

    Official registration and on-line check-in

    July 31 -Aug. 4

    Add/Drop period for MPH & MS students

    July 31-Aug. 4

    Summer Term begins

    Aug. 2

    Fall term pre-registration

    Aug. 21-23

    Labor Day – No Class

    Mon., Sep. 4

    Summer term classes end

    Fri., Sep. 29

    Final Exam period

    Oct. 2-4

    Courses

    PH 139, 4 credits

    Epidemiology/Biostatistics: Part 1 with Lab
    Required for MPH and MS

    Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:00am – 12:00pm; Plus choice of Lab on either Tuesdays or Thursdays, 1:00pm – 4:00pm (class starts August 7; no class on Sep. 4-Labor Day)

    PH 100,
    4 credits

    Inferential Methods and Systematic Review: Part 1
    Required for MPH and MS

    Wednesdays, 8:00am – 12:00pm
    (Sep. 20 class moved to Fri., Sep. 22 from 1:30-3:30pm)

    PH 130,
    2 credits

    Practical Approaches for Today’s Health Care Ethics Challenges
    Elective short course

    Wednesdays, 1:00pm – 4:30pm (meets Aug. 23-Sep. 20)

    PH 117,
    4 credits

    Continual Improvement of Health Care
    Required for MPH and MS

    Thursdays, 8:00am – 12:00pm

    PH 111,
    4 credits

    Critical Issues in Health and Health Care
    Required for MPH and MS

    Fridays, 8:00am – 12:00pm

  • Fall 2017

    Schedule of Events

    Classes begin

    Mon., Oct. 9

    Official registration and on-line check-in

    Oct. 9-11

    Add/Drop period

    Oct. 9-13

    Winter term pre-registration

    Oct. 30-Nov. 1

    No classes – Thanksgiving Week Break

    Nov. 20-24

    Classes resume

    Mon., Nov. 27

    Fall term classes end

    Fri., Dec. 15

    Grades due by faculty to TDI Registrar

    Fri., Dec. 29

    Courses

    PH 140, 4 credits

    Epidemiology/Biostatistics: Part 2 with Lab
    Required for MPH and MS

    Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:00am – 12:00pm; Plus choice of Lab on either Tuesdays or Thursdays, 1:00pm – 4:00pm

    PH 154,
    4 credits

    Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health
    Required for MPH

    Mondays, 1:00pm – 5:00pm

    PH 102,
    4 credits

    Inferential Methods and Systematic Review: Part 2
    Required for MPH and MS

    Wednesdays, 8:00am – 12:00pm

    PH 177,
    2 credits

    Capstone Series 1
    Required for MPH and MS

    Wednesdays, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

    PH 112,
    3 credits

    Medical Care & the Corporation
    Elective

    Wednesdays, 4:45pm – 8:15pm (1st class meets Thur., 9/13; all other classes held on Wednesdays; class ends 11/16)

    PH 113,
    2 credits

    Current Issues in Health Policy: Understanding Health Reform
    Elective short course

    Thursdays, 9:00am – 12:00pm (meets Oct. 11-Nov. 8)

    PH 144,
    1 credit

    Current Status of Practice Variation Research
    Required for MPH and MS

    Fridays, 10:30am – 12:00pm (meets Oct. 13-Nov. 10)

    PH 132,
    1 credit

    Dealing with Differences: Communication, Negotiation, and Teamwork
    Elective short course

    Thursdays, 8:00am – 11:00am (meets Nov. 16-Dec. 14; additional class on Friday, Nov. 17, 8am-11am; no class during Thanksgiving week)

  • Winter 2018

    Schedule of Events

    Official registration and on-line check-in

    Jan. 2-3

    Add/Drop period

    Jan. 2-5

    Classes begin

    Tue., Jan. 2

    Martin Luther King Day (no classes)

    Mon., Jan. 15

    Spring term pre-registration

    Feb. 5-7

    Winter term classes end

    Fri., Mar. 9

    Final Exam Period

    Mar. 12-13

    Grades due by faculty to TDI Registrar

    Mar. 23 at 4pm

    Courses

    PH 141,
    6 credits

    Epidemiology/Biostatistics 2 with Lab
    Required for MS

    Mondays, 8:00am – 5:00pm (1st class is on Tuesday, Jan. 2 from 8:00am-5:00pm; Mon, Jan. 15-MLK Day-no class)

    PH 131,
    2 credits

    Patient Centered Health Communications
    Elective short course

    Tuesdays, 8:00am – 12:00pm (meets Feb. 6-Mar. 6)

    PH 126,
    4 credits

    Statistical Measurement & Analysis in Quality Improvement

    Tuesdays, 1:00pm – 5:00pm

    PH 122,
    4 credits

    Survey Research Methods
    Required for MS

    Wednesdays, 9:00am-3:30pm

    PH 151,
    4 credits

    Environmental Health Science and Policy
    Required for MPH

    Thursdays, 8:00am – 12:00pm

    PH 178,
    2 credits

    Capstone Series 2
    Required for MPH and MS

    Thursdays, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

    PH 115,
    4 credits

    Strategic & Financial Management of Health Care Institutions
    Required for MPH

    Fridays, 8:00am – 12:00pm

    PH 125,
    2 credits

    Qualitative Methods Toolbox
    Elective short course

    Fridays, 1:00pm – 5:00pm (meets Jan. 5-Feb. 2)

  • Spring 2018

    Schedule of Events

    Classes begin

    Mon., Mar. 26

    Official registration and on-line check-in

    Mar. 26-Mar. 28

    Add/Drop period

    Mar. 26-Mar. 30

    Late Summer term pre-registration

    Apr. 16-Apr. 18

    Memorial Day (no classes)

    Mon., May 28

    Spring term classes end

    Fri., June 1

    Final Exam Period

    June 4-5

    Grades due by faculty to TDI Registrar

    June 6 at 4pm

    Courses

    PH 147,
    6 credits

    Practicum: Advanced Methods in Health Services Research with Lab
    147 or 119 is required for MS

    Mondays, 8:30am – 4:00pm
    (May 28 class is rescheduled to Friday, June 1, 9:00am-1:00pm)

    PH 124,
    6 credits

    Practicum: Design & Improvement of Clinical Micro-Systems

    Tuesdays, 8:00am – 12:00pm

    PH 119/121,
    6 cr/4 cr (PH 119=Practicum Course=6 credit)

    Decision & Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
    119 or 147 is required for MS

    Tuesdays, 1:00pm – 5:00pm

    PH 179,
    2 credits

    Capstone Series 3
    Required for MPH and MS

    Wednesdays, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

    PH 127,
    2 credits

    Patient Safety: Preventing Medical Errors
    Elective short course

    Thursdays, 1:00pm – 5:00pm (meets Mar. 29-Apr. 26)

    PH 148,
    2 credits

    International Perspectives on Health Care Systems
    Elective short course

    Fridays, 8:00am-12:00pm (meets Mar. 30-Apr. 27)

    PH 161,
    4 credits

    Public Health Internship
    Required for MPH

    Day(s) at internship sites will vary among students

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