12 months
13380 USD/year
13380 USD/year
6396 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Tennessee State University Master of Public Health within the College of Health Sciences is committed to the education of students and public health professionals in practice, research, and life-long learning.


The Master of Public Health Program at Tennessee State University seeks to train professionals who will work to preserve and promote the health of local, state, national, and international populations through a focus on cultural competency. 

Key Features 

  • The Behavioral Science/ Public Health Science Concentration emphasizes traditional core competencies of public health to enable students to become more effective public health practitioners.
  • The Cultural Competency Concentration emphasizes the core competencies of public health and provides an in-depth examination, understanding, and analysis of diverse populations. Graduates in this concentration are trained to become competent public health practitioners who will develop and implement practices, and policies that respect and respond to the cultural diversity of communities in the United States and beyond.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Biostatistics
  • Environmental Health Science 
  • Principles of Epidemiology
  • Management & Public Health Policy
  • Behavioral Science and Public Health
  • Public Health Field Placement
  • Cultural Competency 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application for Admission to Graduate School and a non-refundable $35.00 application fee
  • Official transcripts and authorized school records with a course-by-course listing of courses and grades received; such transcripts must have been evaluated by a foreign educational credential agency, at the student’s expense. 
  • Copy of current, valid passport. 
  • Evidence of financial resources sufficient to provide tuition and fees for the academic year (minimum of $28,500 USD) and an affidavit of support. 
  • All international students applying for admission who have a student visa shall submit a certificate from a licensed physician or the qualified medical authority verifying freedom from tuberculosis within thirty (30) days from the first day of classes. 
  • After admission, copies of Visa, I-94, or Alien Registration card must be submitted to Mark Gunter, Director of International and Multicultural Affairs, before student may enroll

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6690 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    13380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6690 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    6396 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3198 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Nashville

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Public Health
Tennessee State University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!