Public Health

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

24 months
11095 USD/year
11095 USD/year
4870 USD/year
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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Department of Public Health offers the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree program.

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This graduate program is administered by the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, students may attend classes on either the Abilene or Lubbock campus. The training emphasizes the knowledge and skills of core public health fields and the integration and application of those fields to public health practice. The MPH will provide students with the knowledge, skills, and values needed to succeed in careers that bridge medicine and public health.The 42 credit hour MPH program is designed to be completed in two years, depending upon a student's course selection; with a maximum of 15 credits per semester and lasting no more than 5 years. In addition, the MPH program includes a practicum and culminating experience as part of the school's practice based learning.

Programme Structure

  • Public Health in Practice
  • Issues in Rural Health
  • Introduction to Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

1. A bachelor's degree or the equivalent from an accredited college or university.2. The applicant must provide transcripts from all institutions attended.3. Official GRE scores.4. Two (2) letters of recommendation, which must be from former faculty or administrators who are familiar with the scholastic abilities of the applicant. In the case of an applicant who is coming to us from a practice setting, one of the letters may be from an employer.5. An essay or statement of purpose for study, approximately two pages, single spaced in length. The essay should describe past experience as it relates to the applicant's interest in public health, career goals, purpose for applying to the program, and how the program will serve future goals.6. A personal interview may be requested.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11095 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11095 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    11095 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11095 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    4870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4870 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

The fees mentioned above are relevant for the Fall or Spring Semester.

 Summer Session:

  • National - $5,991 
  • Local - $3,086


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