• Define public health and the core functions of assessment, policy development, and assurance in the analysis of public health problems and their solutions
  • Articulate one health model of population-based health that reflects the human, animal, environmental health interdependency 
  • Identify social, cultural and ethnic differences in the conduct, interpretation and use of public health studies, interventions and outcomes 
  • Analyze, interpret and present public health data and strengths and limitation of public health source material 
  • Describe biological concepts relevant to public health 
  • Apply principles of study design and biostatistics in public health 
  • Interpret results of statistical analysis in public health studies 
  • Assess determinants and dynamics of health in communities and populations for the design and implementation of interventions that protect, maintain and/or restore health, well-being and productivity in individuals and populations
  • Identify the direct and indirect population health effects of environmental hazards (biological, chemical and physical) on humans, animals and the ecology 
  • Apply principles of environmental health sciences (exposure assessment, toxicology, environmental epidemiology) and risk assessment to evaluate environmental and occupational factors that impact health 
  • Analyze health policy using sound policy analysis procedures 
  • Apply organization and management principles to public health agency operations 
  • Analyze the social and behavioral factors affecting health of individuals and populations 
  • Apply health behavior theories and models to address public health problems 
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate public health principles and concepts through various strategies across multiple sectors;
  • Demonstrate team building, negotiation, and conflict management skills and use of collaborative methods for achieving organizational and community health goals
  • Demonstrate knowledge of public health ethics and the ability to apply ethical principles, values, and beliefs to public health decision-making