24 months
20756 USD/year
20756 USD/year
8058 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Program's Public Health - Health Promotion specialization at Southern Connecticut State University focuses on developing the capacity to address community health needs. 


To ensure a qualified, well-trained public health workforce, this fully online Master of Public Health - Health Promotion (MPH) degree program offers a planned program of study that provides prospective and current public-health workers with: a strong general background in areas of knowledge basic to public health, experience applying public health knowledge through independent research, a field placement experience under qualified supervision, and specialized coursework in health promotion.

Graduates from Southern Connecticut State University are able to perform community assessment; plan, administer and evaluate health promotion and disease prevention programs; advocate effectively for sound public health policies; and provide leadership and innovation in the field.

Graduates with Public Health from Southern Connecticut State University will be able to:

  • apply statistical reasoning and methods in addressing, analyzing and solving problems in public health.
  • identify important environmental factors, (including biological, physical and chemical), affecting the health of a community.
  • delineate patterns of disease and injury in human populations and to apply the understanding to the control of health problems.
  • affect the delivery, quality, financing and costs of health care for individuals and populations through managerial and policy actions.
  • identify behavioral, social and cultural factors related to individual and population health and health disparities over the life course and to apply such knowledge to the development, administration and evaluation of programs and policies in public health and health services to promote and sustain healthy environments and healthy lives for individuals and populations.    
  • collect, manage and organize data to produce information and meaning that is exchanged by use of signs and symbols; to gather, process, and present information to different audiences in-person, through information technologies, or through media channels; and to strategically design the information and knowledge exchange process to achieve specific objectives.
  • interact with diverse individuals and communities to produce or impact an intended public health outcome.
  • create and communicate a shared vision for a changing future; champion solutions to organizational and community challenges; and energize commitment to goals.
  • incorporate public health biology - the biological and molecular context of public health - into public health practice.
  •  demonstrate ethical choices, values and professional practices implicit in public health decisions; consider the effect of choices on community stewardship, equity, social justice and accountability.
  • plan for the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of strategies to improve individual and community health.
  • recognize system level properties that result from dynamic interactions among human and social systems and how they affect the relationships among individuals, groups, organizations,communities,and environments.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Policy and Management
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 
  • Evidence-based Approaches to Public Health
  • Public Health & Health Care Systems
  • Planning & Management to Promote Health
  • Policy in Public Health
  • Leadership
  • Interprofessional Practice
  • Systems Thinking

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold the foreign equivalent of a United States bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education with an undergraduate grade point average of at least "B." (On various grading scales this would be at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Present certified copies and certified English translations of all academic achievements in each college or university attended. A diploma is not sufficient. The complete record of courses and marks earned and/or record of subjects and examination results must be received. Documents presented by applicants must detail the award of either a bachelor 's degree or equivalent or a graduate degree.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10378 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    20756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10378 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8058 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4029 USD per semester during 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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