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Public Health Practice and Policy

University of Maryland

Master
24 months
Duration
39000 USD/year
39000 USD/year
17544 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Public Health in Public Health Practice and Policy (MPH-PHPP) from University of Maryland is designed to provide working professionals with the broad range of knowledge and skill-based competencies needed to assume leadership roles in addressing important public health practice and policy issues nationally and globally.

Overview

To meet the growing demand for skilled health care professionals, the Department of Health Services Administration, School of Public Health, at the University of Maryland offers an exceptional professional learning opportunity in Public Health Practice.  

The Public Health Practice and Policy (MPH-PHPP) program from University of Maryland offer courses in the fall and spring semester (16 weeks each) and Summer Term (two 6-week sessions). The curriculum and degree has the same content, quality, and high standards as the University’s traditional on-site curriculum and reflects the broad range of knowledge and skill-based competencies germane to public health practice in the 21st century. Instruction is delivered by School of Public Health faculty and experts from prominent public health organizations. The School of Public Health is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Public Health Data Laboratory
  • Program and Policy Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation
  • Public Health Ethics
  • Leadership, Teams, and Coalitions: Policy to Advocacy
  • Public Health Practice and Management
  • Health Law and Ethics
  • Public Health Research 
  • Policy and Politics of Health 
  • Internship in Public Health
  • Introduction to Health Systems
  • Health Economics and Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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.
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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The SOPHAS application form
  • Official transcripts from all academic institutions from which you earned credit
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose and Objectives
  • CV/Resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    39000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    17544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8772 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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