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Community-Oriented Public Health Practice

University of Washington

24 months
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About

The Public Health in Community-Oriented Public Health Practice program from University of Washington prepares you to become a problem solver, leader and advocate in the field of community health.

Overview

Key facts

This Public Health in Community-Oriented Public Health Practice program from University of Washington is offered by the UW School of Public Health, one of the leading public health graduate schools in the country. In the most recent rating by U.S. News and World Report, the school was ranked sixth in the nation.

Take an Active Role in Your Learning

The COPHP program uses a student-centered learning method called problem-based learning. This approach cultivates the practical skills that public health practitioners need, including the ability to work in teams, identify key public health issues and their causes, recognize and deconstruct problems, and analyze and present information clearly and persuasively.

Promote and Improve Community Health

Earning your MPH in community-oriented public health practice gives you the ability to lead positive, productive and sustainable changes in the health of the community. You’ll learn to assess the health assets and needs of specific communities and populations, identify and address social structures that create health disparities, and marshal resources and mobilize communities to implement successful public health programs.

Strong Career Outlook for COPHP Grads

Our alumni have gone on to a variety of notable jobs in communities across the United States and around the world. All are working in public health, and more than half are employed in community agencies, nonprofits and government agencies

  •  Below is just a sampling of the professional positions held by COPHP alumni.
  • Consultant, Spectrum Research, Inc. (Seattle)
  • Development Manager, Economic Opportunity Institute (Seattle)
  • Director, Africa Operations, Scope Project, University of Washington (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
  • Health Equity Coordinator, Division of Public Health, State of Alaska (Anchorage, AK)
  • Program Manager, Malaria Elimination Initiative, University of California, San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)
  • Public Information Officer, Public Health – Seattle & King County (Bainbridge Island, WA)
  • Research Coordinator, Partnerships for Native Health, Washington State University (Seattle)
  • Syndromic Surveillance Outreach Coordinator and Legislative Lead, Washington State Department of Health (Seattle)
  • Youth Clinic Manager, Neighborcare Health (Seattle)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Population Health & Community Development
  • Analytic Methods – Epidemiology & Biostatistics
  • Health Behavior, Health Promotion & Environmental Health
  • Health Policy
  • Participatory Evaluation & Community Engagement
  • Management & Leadership

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
120

Credits

63 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
120

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold the minimum equivalent of a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.1 or its equivalent from a foreign institution2 or a Bologna bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 180 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits.
  • All students confirming enrollment must provide an official (sealed) transcript and degree statement (with date of award & title of degree awarded) for verification to Graduate Enrollment Management Services (GEMS). 
  • Have earned at least a 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4 point scale) from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.1 or its equivalent from a foreign institution

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35064 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 35064 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    35064 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35064 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    20175 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20175 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Seattle

1480 - 2580 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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