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Public Health, Master

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #1221 (BCR) , IL,
The Master of Public Health (MPH) program from DePaul University provides a collaborative, applied approach to public health education, focusing on health promotion and disease prevention to vulnerable populations. Gain the knowledge and practical skills to become an effective public health leader and solve problems to reduce health disparities.

About

Choose from one of two concentrations:

  • Community health practice: Assess a community’s health needs and design, implement and evaluate interventions that address those needs.
  • Social epidemiology: Use biostatistics and epidemiology to inform research, policy and intervention efforts aimed at eliminating health inequalities.

Courses are offered on weekday evenings at DePaul’s Loop Campus. This Master of Public Health (MPH) program from DePaul University can be completed in two years.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction To Public Health
  • Introduction To Epidemiology
  • Introduction To Environmental Health
  • Health And Behavior Theory
  • Public Health Administration
  • Program Development And Grant Writing
  • Program Evaluation
  • Biostatistics
  • Community Health Assessment
  • Community Health Interventions

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    56 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 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

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.is required for admission.
  • A completed online application
  • Official transcripts from all previous college coursework.
  • Responses to the following questions:
- Your previous applied public health experience (250 words)- Your reasons for seeking an MPH degree in community health practice or social epidemiology (250 words)- Your reasons for seeking an MPH degree from DePaul University (150 words)- Where you see yourself professionally in five years and a description of the type of work you will be doing (250 words)- What is unique about you that the admission committee should know (150 words)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Current résumé or curriculum vitae

Tuition Fee

  • International

    715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 715 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 715 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • In-State

    715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 715 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 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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