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Public Health, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    42 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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

 Summer Session:

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

Living costs for Abilene

  • 932 - 1730 USD/month
    Living Costs

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