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Public Health

Arcadia University

24 months
780 USD/credit 16380 USD/year
780 USD/credit 16380 USD/year
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The Master of Public Health degree of Arcadia University provides training in the discipline of public health, which focuses on the health needs of communities and populations domestically and internationally.


The core curriculum of Public Health programme of Arcadia University includes the five core areas of public health (epidemiology, biostatistics, social and behavioral sciences, environmental health, and health care administration) and offers courses, an internship and Capstone project that prepare graduates to enter the field of Public Health as program planners, researchers, evaluators, and educators. The focus of the degree affords the student the opportunity to develop a general skill set that enables him or her to work in a variety of settings.

Key facts:

The program offers:

  • Preparation for community public health professions 
  • Capstone projects that integrate practice and research
  • Internships that provide you with firsthand experience working in public health settings
  • Domestic and international service projects and internships
  • Option to incorporate more of an international focus in the degree with specific course selections and an international or global focus for the internship and Capstone project


Arcadia University’s M.P.H. program is an accredited public health program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Determinants of Health and Disease 
  • Health Care Systems 
  • Issues in Community and Environmental Health 
  • Epidemiology 
  • Biostatistics 
  • Research Methods and Design for Health Professionals 
  • Community Health Internship 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a recommended GPA of 3.0 or better in the major course of study.  Must have completed an elementary statistics course at the college level.  
  • One official transcript from each college, university or professional school attended. Transfer credits included on a transcript must include grades earned; if not, an official transcript from the original school must be submitted. Transcripts must be sent from the issuing school in a sealed envelope and contain the appropriate signatures and seals to be considered official.
  • Personal Statement
  • Two letters of recommendation, one from a professor (if a recent graduate) and one from a health professional.
  • Knowledge of the profession through work or volunteer experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 780 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    16380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 780 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Glenside

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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