Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health is both an area of concentration and a specialty area. The specialty area track is available to 2-year master's or doctoral students enrolled in any of the other admitting units within the School of Public Health. The Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Specialty Area track requires completion of the MCAH Core Course plus two additional MCAH-related courses. Courses taken for the MCAH Specialty Area cannot be required or elective courses counted toward your degree in your discipline-based program.
- PH 210 Maternal and Child Health Core Course
Remaining 2 courses to be selected from the following list:
- PH 207A Public Health Aspects of Maternal and Child Health Nutrition
- PH 210B Adolescent Health
- PH 210C Needs Assessment
- PH 210D Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology
- PH 212A International Maternal and Child Health
- PH 212C Migration and Health: A U.S.-Mexico Binational Perspective
- PH 213A Family Planning, Population Change and Health
- PH 218B Evaluation of Health and Social Programs
- PH 290-5 Maternal and Child Health Leadership Seminar (only applies to Public Health Nutrition students)
Course offerings are subject to change. Please check the current schedule of classes to confirm. For more information, please see the Maternal and Child Health Specialty Area Overview.
SPH students planning to complete a specialty area in Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health must contact the MCAH Assistant Director at (510) 643-4991 or firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain an MCAH Specialty Area Advising and Tracking Form. At the time of graduation, each student who successfully completes the certificate requirements will receive a letter signed by the Specialty Area Head and the Dean of the School of Public Health.