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Community Health, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) , VA,
The School of Community and Environmental Health offers a Master of Science in Community Health with an emphasis in environmental health. The emphasis is designed to meet the needs of students seeking graudate education in the environmental health field.

About

The School of Community and Environmental Health offers a Master of Science in Community Health with an emphasis in environmental health. The emphasis is designed to meet the needs of students seeking graduate education in the environmental health field. The goal of the program is to provide advanced understanding of human health efforts due to interactions with chemical, biological, and physical agents in natural and man-made environments. Students may shape the emphasis area to meet their needs in general environmental health, industrial hygiene, occupational safety, or hazardous materials management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Environmental Health Science and Protection
  • Statistical Reasoning for the Health Professions
  • Environmental Epidemiology
  • Research Design and Evaluation in the Health Professions
  • Environmental Health Law and Policy
  • Principles of Toxicology
  • Environmental Risk Assessment and Decision Analysis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description
      All requirements for a master’s degree must be completed within a six-year period.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Two letters of recommendation from teachers, supervisors, and/or employers.
  • Evidence of a basic foundation of undergraduate courses in the life sciences, behavioral sciences, and social sciences with a minimum 2.80 grade point average.
  • A satisfactory Graduate Record Examination (GRE) aptitude score.
  • Work experience or voluntary participation in a health-related agency or program will be evaluated as part of the student’s admission package. 
  • A career-goals paper. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1320 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1320 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    523 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 523 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Norfolk

  • 1100 - 1900 USD/month
    Living Costs

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