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Master Blended

Public Health

Grand Valley State University

24 months
Duration
13500 USD/year
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About

The Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) from Grand Valley State University prepares students by enhancing career opportunities through the acquisition of quantitative and qualitative problem solving research skills, service, and experiential learning.

Overview

The Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) from Grand Valley State University provides graduate and community-based education and research grounded in social justice to help meet these goals.

Why Study Public Health At Grand Valley?

  • Experience based. Includes field experience in public health practice, optional service and global learning in public health, and practicum placements within the community. Didactic learning is paired with community based experiences throughout the curriculum.
  • Geographically desirable location. Close proximity to, and articulation agreements with, a variety of settings ensure more effective student learning.
  • Convenient. Courses are offered at the Raleigh J. Finklestein Hall in downtown Grand Rapids.
  • Flexible. Classes are offered in late afternoon and early evening to accommodate working professionals.
  • Online. Core courses are offered in an online/hybrid format allowing the student to complete core courses both in-seat and online to accommodate a more flexible schedule.

Career Options

The program addresses multiple complex public health problems including those found in epidemiology and community health and promotion. Public health workers are in high demand and have a wide range of career options:

  • Epidemiology
  • Government agencies
  • Advocacy and public policy
  • Health education
  • Health management
  • Research
  • Environmental health
  • Global health

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Public Health 
  • Social and Behavioral Public Health 
  • Public Health Epidemiology 
  • Environmental and Occupational Health 
  • Quantitative Research Methods in Public Health 
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Public Health 
  • Health Administration, Services, & Policy 
  • Applied Statistics for Health Professions 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

51 alternative credits

51 to 54

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts or admission test scores
  • Certified copies or official verification of professional licenses or certifications
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Other documents required by their department
  • Earned a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States, or the equivalent of this degree from another country
  • Demonstrated ability to pursue graduate work successfully. Graduate programs generally require an undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 USD per year during 24 months.

National 755$ / credit

Living costs for Allendale

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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