Public Health

Mercer University

24 months
17982 USD/year
17982 USD/year
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The Mercer Master of Public Health (MPH) program offers students a rewarding opportunity to help reduce health disparities and to improve the quality of life for families and communities. Mercer offers a generalist MPH degree teaching skill sets that open doors to various opportunities in the field.


A host of specialists including educators, epidemiologists, biostatisticians, journalists, researchers, administrators, environmentalists, demographers, social workers, laboratory scientists, and attorneys work to protect the public from health threats while promoting wellness and disease prevention.

Since 1998, the Master of Public Health (MPH) Program at Mercer University has been passionately committed to the educational development of public health professionals. Mercer University is a recognized leader in public health education in the state of Georgia. Students are challenged to confront complex health issues, such as improving access to health care, controlling infectious disease, and reducing environmental hazards, violence, substance abuse, and injury.

Mercer University has a global presence and a prestigious academic reputation. The Mercer MPH Program complements these efforts, offering more diverse and dynamic opportunities for advancement in the healthcare industry.

Graduates of Mercer's MPH Program become leaders who meet the growing challenges of protecting the public's health and preventing the spread of disease. Public health professionals have rewarding careers that offer great personal fulfillment by serving others in local, national, and international communities. Working towards improving people's health and well-being is a rewarding day's work.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basic Biostatistics and Health Measures
  • Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
  • Grant and Proposal Writing and Development
  • Principles of Epidemiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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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

  • Submit a completed application along with application fee. 
  • Must submit a minimum of two, but preferably three letters of recommendation for admission.
  • Hold a bachelor's degree in an appropriate field from an ABET accredited program, but applicants will be considered with an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution or its equivalent internationally.
  • Submit GRE score on the general section of the test. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8991 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8991 USD per semester 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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