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Public Health, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #401 (WUR) ,
The Master of Public Health at the Javeriana University is an interdisciplinary graduate advance for five faculties (Science, Economics and Management, Nursing, Medicine and Dentistry) and the Centre for Development Projects - Cendex. 


By definition, public health is profoundly interdisciplinary and their actions and consequences extend to virtually all aspects of public policy as it affects the welfare population.

A strong faculty with doctoral and master's training and professional profile that covers virtually all areas of knowledge which converge in it: medicine, nursing, dentistry, economics, management, statistics, technology, political science, social studies, science legal and basic sciences. Half of our teachers have doctoral advanced training and the rest is in the process of continuing education or the completion of his doctoral studies.Their commitment from curriculum development to social determinants of health - disease. It must emphasize it because of the growing recognition of the social determination for the development of health policies and programs. In this approach, we are pioneers in the country.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History and foundations of public health
  • Research in public health
  • Design and evaluation of plans, programs and public health services
  • Statistics 
  • Job Grade 
  • Health-disease, social determinants and equity
  • Management plans, programs, projects and public health epidemiology and demography 
  • Job Grade 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Excellent professionals in any field of knowledge who have a deep motivation to understand the country's health system and its determinants and politically and operationally involved in these.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25228 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12614 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    25228 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12614 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Bogotá

  • 1571843 - 2155960 COP/month
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