Who Can Apply?
Healthcare professionals who hold a clinical professional Application deadline:
degree may apply to the program. These clinical professional
degrees include, but are not limited to, medicine, dentistry, March 15, 2011
clinical psychology, pharmacy, physical therapy, exercise First on site session:
physiologist, or registered dietitian. July 31- August 12, 2011
Application fee: $ 60 USD School of Public Health
Tuition: $20,000 USD For more information
Other fees: textbooks, travel, lodging and graduation fees please contact:
as applicable Office of Distance Learning and International
Master of Public Health
Prerequisites for the Master of Public Health in Lifestyle
Rafael Molina, Director
Loma Linda University
School of Public Health
GPA of 3.0 or higher
4 year Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited
Phone: +1 (909)-558-7762
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) unless the pro-
spective student is a physician or dentist
English Proficiency. TOEFL: 80 - internet based;
IELTS: 6.5; MELAB: 77. Scores are valid for two In collaboration with
years from the test date. Adventist University of France (AUF)
International students are required to have their credentials Euro-Africa Division of the Seventh-day Adventists
translated and evaluated by an independent evaluation Health-Ministries Department
service. Loma Linda University accepts: Berne, Switzerland
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and and Trans-European Divisions of the
Admissions Officers (AACRAO) Seventh-day Adventists
World Education Services (WES) and Health-Ministries Department
Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc (ECE) St Albans, Herts, England
American Education Research Corporation (AERC)
Anatomy and Physiology (full course sequence)
Biochemistry or Nutritional Metabolism
Pathology of Human Systems
Pharmacology Collonges-sous-Salève, France
July 2011 to August 2014
Note: This degree does not prepare a person to practice
Master of Public Health u This is a combined program of on-site (Salève, France) and
online learning experiences.
Lifestyle Medicine Degree Requirements
Loma Linda University
Salève, France Public health core - 33 units
School of Public Health?
ENVH 509 Principles of Environmental Health (3)
EPDM 509 Principles of Epidemiology I (3)
GLBH 524 Cultural Competence and Health Disparities (2) Why Loma Linda University?
The Missing Link
HADM 509 Principles of Health Policy and Management (3) Loma Linda University is currently the only accredited
Helping people to prioritize body, mind and spirit is an
HPRO 509 Principles of Health Behavior (3) School of Public Health in the U.S.A to offer this program.
important and perhaps indispensable complement to the
HPRO 530 Fundamentals of Research in Health and In addition to the public health core curriculum, this
current medical treatment for the whole person.
Health Education (3) program focuses on the full spectrum of evidence-based
HPRO 536 Program Planning and Evaluation (2) knowledge and practice in nutrition, behavior change, and
The Master of Public Health (MPH) in Lifestyle Medicine
NUTR 509 Public Health Nutrition and Biology (3) physical activity. Loma Linda University School of Public
could be the missing link for practitioners who want to use
PHCJ 605 Overview of Public Health (1) Health is uniquely positioned to help you become a
their energies proactively in promoting health, rather than
PHCJ 501 Intro to Online Learning (1) specialist in Lifestyle Medicine as the School conducts one
solely fighting established disease. This degree is the first
PHCJ 675 Integrated Capstone (2) of the largest longitudinal studies of its kind measuring the
program of its kind in the country, and provides essential
RELE 534 Ethical Issues in Public health (3) effects of lifestyle on health-The Adventist Health Study.
tools and skills for healthcare professionals to promote
STAT 509 General Statistics (4) This research has been funded by the National Institutes
health and wellness in clinical settings.
of Health (NIH) and currently has 97,000 participants.
Lifestyle Medicine core - 30 units
As a student in the MPH program, you will gain
HPRO 515 Mind-Body Interaction and Health Outcome (3) Loma Linda University is deeply committed to integrating
knowledge, skills and competencies to meet increasing
HPRO 527 Obesity and Disordered Eating (3) the physical, mental, social, and spiritual dimensions of
needs in the prevention and reversal of lifestyle-related
HPRO 529 Preventive and Therapeutic Interventions (4) life. This is in keeping with the university’s rich heritage
diseases. In addition you will acquire competency in the
HPRO 573 Exercise Physiology I (3) emphasizing the whole person approach to health.
core areas of public health, including environmental health,
HPRO 578 Exercise Physiology II (3)
health administration, global health, nutrition, and
HPRO 565 Tobacco Use: Prevention & Intervention (3) As a community, Loma Linda models the benefits of a
HPRO 606B Preventive Care Seminar- Motivational healthy lifestyle. According to a November 2005 National
Interviewing and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (2) Geographic report, Loma Linda is one of the few places in
The MPH in Lifestyle Medicine will give you the skills to
NUTR 517 Advanced Nutrition I-Carbohydrates and the world where centenarians live productive and healthy
promote health in your community: health for you, health
Lipids (4) lives. Seniors who walk, swim, and visit the gym regularly
for your family, health for your society.
NUTR 518 Advanced Nutrition II- Proteins and Vitamins (4) are a common sight in Loma Linda.
NUTR 556 Nutritional Applications in Lifestyle Intervention (1)
This program will take place at Saléve Adventist
The LLU School of Public Health has been offering
University / Collonges-sous-Salève, France, July 2011 to Field experience - 6 units distance graduate education around the world for over 30
August 2014. HPRO 798 B Field Practicum (200 clock hours/6 units) years.
Graduation: August 2015 Total units: 69 units
“Credit is recorded in quarter units. One unit represents a minimum of 10 class
٭Pending WASC approval hours in lecture or 30 hours in laboratory practice”. LLU Catalog