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Public Health

Louisiana State University in Shreveport

12 months
Duration
13230 USD/year
13230 USD/year
4900 USD/year
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About

The Master of Public Health Degree Program is offered by Louisiana State University in Shreveport and the Louisiana State University Health Science-Shreveport and includes 48 credit hours. 

Overview

The Public Health curriculum at Louisiana State University in Shreveport is specifically designed to prepare public health graduate students for careers in a public health setting.

Learning outcomes

All students complete a five course core (15 credit hours) that addresses the five areas of core knowledge identified by the Council of Education for Public Health (CEPH) as essential for all MPH students to demonstrate. An additional 21 credit hours in public health related courses are also completed. The last phase of the program consists of a practicum (3 credit hours) which students are required to complete 200 hours of practicum experience and produce a structured report that describes, analyzes; and critiques the experience. Students have the option of completing a MPH Capstone project (3 credit hours) or Master's thesis (6 credit hours). Students who choose the MPH Capstone project will complete an additional three credits of electives. Students who choose to complete a thesis may waive one elective. In both the practicum and culminating experiences, students are under the supervision and guidance of faculty and field based practitioners.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Health Services Administration, Health Management, and Policy
  • Principles of Epidemiology
  • Principles of Biostatistics
  • Environmental Health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • be in satisfactory standing at the last institution attended
  • meet all admissions requirements for their desired degree program
  • Pay the $20 application fee ($30 for international students).
  • Submit official transcripts from each college or university attended.
 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6615 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    13230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6615 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2450 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Shreveport

959 - 1490 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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