M.Sc. On Campus

Public Health

University of Kentucky

24 months
33548 USD/year
33548 USD/year
13674 USD/year
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Whether you are just finishing an undergraduate degree, or a working professional who wants to expand your knowledge and credentials in population health, the Master of Public Health degree at the University of Kentucky can launch you into the world of public health research and practice.


Propose solutions for public health problems using sound data analysis and evidence-based decision making at the Master of Public Health degree at the University of Kentucky.


  • Use evidence based principles and scientific knowledge effectively when involved in evaluation and decision-making in public health
  • Assess population-based health problems from the perspective of multiple public health science disciplines.
  • Propose potential solutions to public health problems based on an understanding of systems theory, essential services, and social, behavioral, environmental, and biological factors that contribute to the problem.
  • Use basic terminology and definitions of epidemiology.
  • Identify key sources of data for epidemiologic purposes.
  • Calculate basic epidemiologic measures and draw appropriate inferences.
  • Describe basic concepts of probability, random variation, and commonly used statistical probability distributions.
  • Apply and interpret common statistical methods for inference.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Epidemiology
  • Public Health Systems Administration
  • Data Analysis
  • Understanding and Communicating Environmental Health Risks
  • Evidence-Based Public Health Planning and Practice
  • Public Health Practicum

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The University of Kentucky requires a minimum score of 550 (paper-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all applicants whose native language is not English (or who did not graduate from an accredited English-speaking College or University). 
  • The equivalent score on the computer version of the TOEFL is 213 and the internet-based test is 79.
  • Applicants may also utilize the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) to satisfy the language requirement. A minimum mean band score of 6.5 is required. Submitted scores must be no more than two years old. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33548 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    33548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33548 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    13674 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13674 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Lexington-Fayette

900 - 1400 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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