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Public Health (Epidemiology and Biostatistics)

University of Southern Mississippi

15 months
9094 USD/year
9094 USD/year
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Public Health (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) at the University of Southern Mississippiprovides knowledge about the distribution and determinants of disease and other health-related conditions in human populations and develops methodological and analytical skills for study design and biostatistical analysis of data. 


Key facts:

  • Graduates are qualified for health service or research positions in local health departments, hospitals, nursing homes, academic institutions, industries, and government agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
  • The Public Health (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) program at the University of Southern Mississippi is open to individuals who have completed an undergraduate degree. The degree can be completed in 15 months using a rigorous, concentrated format that includes four classes each semester (including a summer semester). For information on this degree program, contact the School of Health Professions Graduate Coordinator. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practicum in Public Health
  • Chronic Disease Epidemiology
  • Epidemiology 
  • Biostatistics 
  • Health Systems 
  • Health Policy and Administration 
  • Environmental Health
  • Social and Behavioral Aspects of Health
  • Research Techniques 
  • Infectious Disease Epidemiology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • $60 non-refundable application fee
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75/4.00 on the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework
  • Good standing at last university attended
  • Official transcripts and degree certificates or diplomas from all previous colleges or universities attended
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE, or iTEP scores
  • Official copy of GRE, GMAT, or MAT score from testing service
  • Three letters of recommendation (upload to application file)
  • Statement of Purpose or writing sample (according to departmental requirements)
  • Immunization records (required prior to enrolling in classes if admitted)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9094 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4547 USD per semester during 15 months.
  • National

    9094 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4547 USD per semester during 15 months.

Living costs for West Hattiesburg

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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


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