Public Health Nutrition, Master | Online | The City University of New York | New York City, United States
24 months
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855 USD/credit 12825 USD/year
855 USD/credit 12825 USD/year
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MPH in Public Health Nutrition at The City University of New York prepares students to promote the nutritional well-being of population groups.

Overview

Public Health Nutrition students at The City University of New York learn to assess the nutritional needs of various populations, to plan and implement nutrition and food programs and to manage nutritional programs in community and institutional settings. 

Learning outcomes

The specialization offers one curriculum for those who are Registered Dietitians (RDs) and another for those without this credential. Graduates work in hospitals; clinics; community programs; local, state, or federal government health departments and in international nutrition programs. 

Graduates work to promote the nutritional well-being of population groups by assessing the nutritional needs of populations, evaluating and designing nutrition and food programs, and managing nutritional programs in community and institutional settings. Students have the option to pursue the dietetic internship.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Public Health Knowledge
  • Public Health Leadership & Management
  • Health Equity, Communication, and Advocacy
  • Designing and Evaluating Public Health Interventions
  • Designs, Concepts, and Methods in Public Health Research
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis Methods in Public Health Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed SOPHAS application
  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited university with GPA (overall and major) of at least 3.0 preferred.
  • Personal statement/statement of purpose (recommended length is 500 words)
  • Background in the field: paid or volunteer experience in public health or related field
  • Resume
  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • TOEFL scores are required if language of instruction for prior degrees was not English
  • Transcript evaluation from WES or ECE for foreign transcripts. Please reach out to us if you are having programs with your evaluation due to COVID-19.
  • At least four undergraduate courses (12 credits) of college-level biology, chemistry, nutrition, and statistics or calculus; a background in nutrition, medical, or health sciences is recommended.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12825 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    12825 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 24 months.

Resident: 

  • Full-time - $5,545/semester
  • Part-time - $470/credit

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

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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