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Public Health Communication and Marketing

24 months
1800 USD/credit 40500 USD/year
1800 USD/credit 40500 USD/year
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Our students gain valuable expertise in the strategic use of communication and marketing tools that will enable them to work collaboratively with a broad range of other public health experts to plan high-impact health enhancement initiatives. The Public Health Communication and Marketing program is offered at George Washington University.


Key facts

The mission of the George Washington University Master of Public Health (MPH) Public Health Communication and Marketing program is to train the next generation of public health professionals to make use of cutting edge communication and marketing tools to advance public health objectives. 

Public Health Communication and Marketing graduates will be able to:

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate communication programs that help people make sound health decisions and effectively manage their health behaviors.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate marketing programs that improve the health capacity of communities by enhancing the competitiveness of the healthful (versus unhealthful) products and services offered to community members.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate communication programs that promote the adoption of policies – in the public and private sector – which enhance health.
  • Learn to create campaigns that make use of digital tools such as social media, mobile and mass media and involve story-telling, game play and app design. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Biological Concepts for Public Health
  • Biostatistical Applications for Public Health
  • Principles and Practice of Epidemiology
  • Environmental & Occupational Health in a Sustainable World
  • Management & Policy Approaches to Public Health
  • Social & Behavioral Approaches to Public Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two (2) recommendations
  • Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. Transcripts must be forwarded to SOPHAS in their original sealed envelopes directly from the institution.
  • Statement of purpose

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1800 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    40500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1800 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 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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