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Community Health and Prevention Research

Stanford University

24 months
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36210 USD/year
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The Master of Science (M.S.) in Community Health and Prevention Research (CHPR) from Stanford University consists of a minimum of 45 units and is designed for students pursuing health-related careers focusing on chronic disease prevention, health and wellness promotion, and the pursuit of health equity.

Overview

Key facts

The growing and increasingly recognized and valued fields of Community Health and Prevention Research  are concerned with expanding and enhancing disease prevention and control efforts in communities at local, state, national, and international levels.

 The Stanford Prevention Research Center (SPRC), a world-renowned research center founded in 1972, recognizes that community health and prevention research play an increasingly vital role within the field of medicine, the study of global health, and population-level efforts to prevent and reduce chronic diseases. The purpose of this program is to:

  • Engage students from a range of backgrounds in didactic and experiential learning opportunities with the goal of gaining an in-depth understanding of community health and prevention research applications in diverse practice settings
  • Prepare future public health professionals to responsibly and effectively address health challenges faced by diverse communities across the life course.

Students who complete the Master of Science in Community Health and Prevention Research at Stanford University will:

  • Study patterns of chronic diseases in diverse communities and settings and examine how prevention can optimize health and promote health equity at the individual, family, community, and population level
  • Critically interpret and evaluate research on community health and prevention
  • Become involved in research teams that encourage health equity promotion and social responsibility
  • Gain and hone methodological skills including research study design, study implementation, and data analysis related to community health and prevention research
  • Utilize translational research and applied science in a community-based research internship with the expectation that they design, implement, and assess health and wellness solutions addressing preventable community health challenges
  • Complete a master’s thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Science of Healthy Living
  • Research in the Community
  • Professional and Career Development
  • The Science of Community Engagement in Health Research
  • Theoretical Foundations and Design of Behavioral Intervention Trials  
  • Prevention Research and Public Health: The Science of Healthy Living
  • Prevention Across Medical Disciplines
  • Evidence-based Medicine

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3 letters of recommendation: At least one letter of recommendation should be from a faculty member at the last school you attended as a full-time student 
  • GRE General Test scores 
  • TOEFL scores or a TOEFL waiver, if applicable
  • Resume or curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Statement of Purpose should describe succinctly your reasons for applying to CHPR at Stanford, your preparation for this field of study, research interests, future career plans, and other aspects of your background.
  • Official transcript(s) from all postsecondary institutions you have attended as a full-time student for one year (i.e. three quarters or two semesters) or longer.
  • $125 application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18105 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    36210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18105 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Regular quarterly tuition 

Funding

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