• Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The MPH program starts every Fall semester and can be completed as a two (2) year part-time program in five or six semesters. 

In addition to the core curriculum, the Master of Public Health from University of San Francisco offers the concentration options listed below that enable students to focus on a particular of public health to pursue their academic interests and career goals.

Fieldwork Hours

In addition to the classroom experience, students are required to complete a fieldwork requirement of 250 hours at a health-related organization. Fieldwork hours can also be completed at a community agency, hospital, or a health center in the Bay Area, Orange County, Sacramento, nationally or abroad. These hours are generally completed during daytime work hours, but can vary by field placement. Students work with the Fieldwork Coordinator to figure out an organization that best fits their needs.


CEPH-Accredited Program

Programme Structure

MPH Concentration Options:

  • Community and Public Health Practice 
  • Health Policy Leadership
  • Behavioral Health

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Fall Early Consideration Deadline: January 15 
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      The MPH program starts every Fall semester and can be completed as a two (2) year part-time program in five or six semesters.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Admission to the Master of Public Health (MPH) program is based on an overall appraisal of the applicant's preparedness for graduate-level study.
  • A completed online application and fee
  • Completion of a bachelor's degree (in any field) from an accredited institution
  • Unofficial transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • Personal statement of interest and goals (2 to 3 pages)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Professional résumé
  • No course prerequisites to the program
  • Fluency in a second language is helpful as well, but not required
  • No GRE required

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1430 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1430 USD per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1430 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1430 USD per module and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for San Francisco

  • 2206 - 4120 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


The Office of Financial Aid is responsible for processing applications for federal student aid for graduate students. To apply for Federal Student Loans, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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.

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