Public Health

Valparaiso University

24 months
650 USD/credit
650 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Public Health program at Valparaiso University is designed to enhance global community health and education competence to promote health and prevent disease in human populations.


You’ll take advanced courses in public health theory, education, research, and practice. And you’ll graduate prepared to apply principles of global community health and education to diverse populations in the United States and around the world.

The Public Health program at Valparaiso University is one of the most comprehensive and competitive in the country.


Students at all degree-seeking levels benefit from:

  • Professors who serve as mentors in the development of a holistic approach to health care
  • A foundation in liberal arts, emphasizing better clinical decision-making and opening the door to any career opportunity
  • Exploring a variety of topics, both in and out of the classroom, including pediatrics, geriatrics, family and community health, multicultural issues, and more
  • Skills and insights into living a rich and meaningful life that is not only professionally rewarding, but also socially and spiritually

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Social, Behavioral, & Cultural Factors in Health
  • Environmental Health for a Sustainable Future
  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Biological Basis of Disease
  • Trends in Global Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate from an accredited college or university
    • Valpo’s graduate application
    • Official transcripts from all university courses you’ve taken
    • Two recommendation letters from professors or employers
    • A statement of purpose that describes why you are applying to Valpo, your interest in the degree program, and how it affects your personal and professional development
    • Application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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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Public Health
Valparaiso University