24 months
19704 USD/year
19704 USD/year
4920 USD/year
Tuition fee
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We offer a master degree in Public Health at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. You want to do more than just have a job. You want to make an impact. You want a career that helps bring positive change to the community around you and the world at large.


Welcome to the Public Health program at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, where you can answer the call to discover solutions to society’s challenges and make the community around you better than it was yesterday.

MPH Public Health Leadership: Whether pursuing public health work in a governmental, non-governmental, profit or non-profit capacity, our graduates will be equipped with a skill-set that will enable them to emerge as prominent leaders in the field. The MPH in Public Health Leadership will equip graduates with a set of interdisciplinary skills to tackle issues at the heart of population health, community health, health equity, and a host of other public health issues.

Practice Experience

  • MPH students complete an intensive hands-on experience with local public health non-profits, governmental institutions or health systems.
  • UNTHSC places students with organizations based on their field passions and career goals.
  • Students complete 600 hours over the course of 3 semesters, starting the summer semester following year 1 in the program.
  • Through this experience, students complete a significant project on behalf of the organization. This could entail designing and delivering a new education program, supporting and analyzing a deep data set or managing policy analysis and development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Foundations of Individual & Community Health
  • Principles of Biostatistics
  • Environmental Determinants of Health
  • Principles of Epidemiology
  • Health Management & Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Online: fall, spring and summer.
  • International applicants should submit their application 6 weeks prior to the posted priority deadline. 


48 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • an online application for admission
  • transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
  • applicants who have attended foreign universities must provide, at their own expense, an official evaluation report listing course-by-course U.S. grade point equivalency
  • official scores on the required entrance test, as applicable
  • the $50 application fee, paid online upon submission of the application, or payable by check or money order issued to UNTHSC
  • two letters of evaluation by individuals in positions to comment on the applicant’s potential as a graduate student and future professional
  • a resume or curriculum vitae
  • official evaluation report listing course-by-course U.S. grade point equivalency from either World Education Services or Educational Credential Evaluators
  • proof of available financial resources, filed with application for admission

Work experience

3 years of relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19704 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    19704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19704 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    4920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4920 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Online Resident: $2,460
  • Online Non-Resident: $9,852

Living costs for Fort Worth

1071 - 1679 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.

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