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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

24 months
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13328 USD/year
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About

The Public Health program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte prepares graduate students to apply core principles of public health within a variety of community settings and to advance the public health profession.

Overview

The Public Health program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte seeks to fulfill the Department of Public Health Sciences’ vision: “Healthy communities partnered with responsive population health systems.”  To support the department’s mission, “Advancing health equity and well-being in an urbanizing world,” the MPH program develops leaders in evidence-based practice who advance the public’s health.  The program values collaboration, community engagement, diversity, innovation, professionalism, health equity, and social justice in its pursuit of attaining the highest possible standards of health and well-being.

Areas of Study

Students develop specialized skills in one of four concentrations:  

  • Community Health Practice (CHPR)
  • Epidemiology (EPID)
  • Physical Activity and Nutrition (PANU)
  • Population Health Analytics (PHAN)

The program prepares students to provide leadership in a variety of settings, including health-related agencies and organizations, hospitals, local and state public health departments, academic research centers and institutes, corporate disease management and wellness programs, non-profit agencies, and healthcare businesses and industries.

Program Goals

The MPH program achieves its mission through a set of complementary and reinforcing instructional, practice, service, and diversity goals that reflect the program’s values and provide a framework for defining, assessing, and evaluating both students and the curriculum.

  • Goal 1 (instructional): We develop leaders to promote health equity
  • Goal 2 (research): We engage in scholarship to strengthen the public health evidence base
  • Goal 3 (service): We collaborate with partners and stakeholders to advance population well-being

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • U.S. Healthcare System
  • Case Studies in Public Health
  • Evidence-Based Methods in Public Health
  • Health Promotion Program Management
  • Policy and Leadership
  • Applied Health Behavior Change

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Recommended GPA of 3.0 or higher out of 4.0
  • Acceptable scores on both the verbal and quantitative portions of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)  (Official scores from the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) may be substituted for the GRE for U.S. undergraduate students)
  • Bachelor’s degree by time of desired enrollment
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement describing the applicant’s interest in public health, desired concentration, and professional goals
  • If English is not the applicant’s native language and she or he has not earned a post-secondary degree from a U.S. institution, they are required to submit official scores on the TOEFL or IELTS
  • Internationally trained physicians who have passed Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 2 CS of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) have the equivalent of a U.S. Medical Degree (MD), can request an exemption from the GRE and English language proficiency requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6664 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    13328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6664 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    3252 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1626 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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