24 months
930 USD/credit 20925 USD/year
930 USD/credit 20925 USD/year
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Through hands-on opportunities and an impressive student/faculty ratio, students of the Master of Public Health (MPH) program at Sacred Heart University receive close mentorship and guidance, and graduate with the skills and knowledge they need to change lives and impact health on a broad scale.


Why Earn Your Master of Public Health (MPH) at Sacred Heart University?

Sacred Heart’s Master of Public Health program will prepare you to protect and improve the health of individuals and entire communities. With this degree, you’ll be qualified for a wide variety of careers in public health, epidemiology, and biostatistics.

The program’s curriculum emphasizes community health grounded in a philosophy of social justice, providing students with the opportunity to work with community partners to enhance the health of the local community. 

Learning outcomes

With a community health focus, Sacred Heart’s public health program empowers students to make a difference as they build the following skills:
  • Analytical/assessment skills using quantitative and qualitative data 
  • Public health and health care systems
  • Program planning and management
  • Policy development and advocacy
  • Leadership
  • Public health and science communication
  • Systems thinking

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Profession and Science of Public Health
  • Research Methods
  • Biostatistics 
  • Social Ecological Determinants of Health 
  • Program Planning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications to are accepted on a rolling basis. We encourage you to submit your application by April 1 with a priority deadline of March 1.


45 SCH

36 credits of core curriculum and 9 credits of specialized study in Community Health.


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online graduate application
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university
  • Official transcript(s) from all colleges and universities previously attended.
  • Maintenance of an 3.0 undergraduate, cumulative GPA
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • One to two page essay stating why you are pursuing a career in public health, and what you hope to do with an MPH degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20925 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 930 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    20925 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 930 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Fairfield

1736 - 2740 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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