15 months
Duration
9094 USD/year
9094 USD/year
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About

Public Health (Health Education) program at at the University of Southern Mississippi is concerned with health-related behaviors of people. It focuses on forces that affect those behaviors and the role they play in the maintenance, promotion, and improvement of health. 

Overview

Key facts:

  • Public Health (Health Education) majors at at the University of Southern Mississippi are eligible to take a certifying examination for entry-level health educators, qualifying them as Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES).
  • The MPH Health Education emphasis 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:

  • Health Disparities in the United States 
  • Health Education among Rural Populations
  • Community Health Education Planning 
  • Practicum in Public Health 
  • Measurement and Evaluation in Health Education
  • Epidemiology 
  • Biostatistics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

45 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • 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.

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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