12 months
1487 USD/credit 62454 USD/year
1487 USD/credit 62454 USD/year
599 USD/credit 25158 USD/year
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Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), the 42 credit-hour Master of Public Health degree program from George Mason University is designed to prepare students with the foundational public health knowledge and competencies to address the most pressing and emerging health problems and concerns nationally and globally. 

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Graduates in the Master of Public Health degree program from George Mason University are prepared to work in a variety of employment sectors including local, state, and federal health and social service agencies, non-governmental and voluntary health organizations, health care, and private industry. 

Key Features 

  • In accordance with the CEPH accreditation standards, students are required to complete coursework in the public health core and one concentration, as well as fieldwork for the applied practice experience. 
  • As a CEPH-accredited program, all graduates are eligible to sit for the Certified in Public Health (CPH) examination.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Public Health   
  • Fundamentals of Epidemiology and Biostatistics   
  •  Community Assessment and Partnerships   
  • Health Program Planning and Evaluation   
  • U.S. and Global Public Health Systems   
  • Role of Government in Health Care and Public Health   
  • Applied Public Health Leadership and Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

The general university graduate admission standards include the following:

  • An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education or international equivalent (both verified through official transcripts)
  • A 3.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale or better in baccalaureate study. The GPA requirement may be higher for some graduate programs. For applicants with post baccalaureate credits, a separate GPA is calculated for each institution. The difficulty of the baccalaureate degree and professional work experience may be considered in assessing the application for admission

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    62454 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1487 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    62454 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1487 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    25158 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 599 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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