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Community Health - Thanatology

The City University of New York

12 months
Duration
855 USD/credit
855 USD/credit
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About

The master of arts degree in Community Health - Thanatology at The City University of New York serves both national and international students who are pursuing a career in health promotion/disease prevention. Many of our graduate students are in practice in the field and come to Brooklyn College for advanced training and professional development. 

Overview

The Community Health - Thanatology program at The City University of New York develops professionals who design, conduct, and evaluate activities that help improve the health of individuals and communities. 

Career opportunities

Graduates typically find employment in public health departments, community-based organizations, hospitals, and clinics as patient educators, health coaches, community organizers, public health educators, and health program managers. 

The thanatology concentration focuses on the development of expertise in the area of dying, death, and bereavement. Graduates hold a variety of positions including that of hospice program director, hospital bereavement coordinator, hospice volunteer coordinator, funeral aftercare counselor, and bereavement counseling program director.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Encounters with Death and Bereavement

  • Bereavement
  • Children and Death
  • Health Crisis Intervention
  • Health Counseling
  • Bioethics: Health and Medical Dilemmas

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended (applicants who earned a bachelor's degree outside the United States need to submit a 'Course by Course International Transcript Evaluation.')
  • Two letters of recommendation; essay on academic interests and goals.
  • Non-degree applicants must submit transcripts and an essay on academic interests and goals.
  • F-1 or J-1 international students must submit English Proficiency Exam.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    855 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    855 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • Local students: $5,545 / semester

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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