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About

The Public Health program from Kent State University is designed to help students develop real-world knowledge and skills needed to pursue success in the public health industry.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Public Health major comprises the following concentrations:

  • The Biostatistics concentration prepares students in the quantitative science of health data collection, storage, retrieval, analysis and interpretation. 
  • The Epidemiology concentration prepares students to analyze the distribution and determinants of disease, disabilities and death in populations. 
  • The Health Policy and Management concentration prepares students to address public health risks and develop effective health services delivery models. 
  • The Social and Behavioral Sciences concentration provides students with an interdisciplinary approach to improve health in populations across the life course.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this Public Health program from Kent State University will be able to:

  • Explain public health history, philosophy and values
  • Identify the core functions of public health and the 10 Essential Services
  • Explain the role of quantitative and qualitative methods and sciences in describing and assessing a population’s health
  • List major causes and trends of morbidity and mortality in the US or other community relevant to the school or program
  • Discuss the science of primary, secondary and tertiary prevention in population health, including health promotion, screening, etc.
  • Explain the critical importance of evidence in advancing public health knowledge
  • Explain effects of environmental factors on a population’s health
  • Explain biological and genetic factors that affect a population’s health
  • Explain behavioral and psychological factors that affect a population’s health
  • Explain the social, political and economic determinants of health and how they contribute to population health and health inequities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biostatistics in Public Health
  • Environmental Health Concepts in Public Health
  • Fundamentals of Public Health Epidemiology
  • Public Health Administration
  • Community Health Needs Assessment
  • Integrative Learning Experience
  • Social Determinants of Health Behaviors

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For timely consideration of the application, it is recommended applicants submit a complete application at least one month before the start of the semester.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79
Duolingo English Test admission requirements Duolingo English Test
110
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Credits

46 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79
Duolingo English Test admission requirements Duolingo English Test
110
Take A Free Practice Test!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale
  • Official transcript(s)
  • GRE scores or other standardized graduate admission exam (GMAT, MCAT, LSAT or PCAT)1
  • Goal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9648 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Online: $32,000

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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