24 months
25548 USD/year
25548 USD/year
12220 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Public Health (MPH) program at the University of Wisconsin Madison provides professional preparation in the core public health competencies to health professionals and students.


The degree in Public Health at the University of Wisconsin Madison provides a practice-oriented approach for those who want to strengthen their general knowledge and skills in public health, either through a single degree or through one of the program’s many dual degree programs.

Our program takes an interprofessional, practice-oriented approach to provide education and training to students in the Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Pharmacy, Nursing, Veterinary Medicine, Public Affairs, and Law. In the fall of 2019, our program will introduce a new, innovative curriculum that better prepares our graduates to take on the challenges they will face as they enter the public health workforce.

Career Development 

  • Determining if a career in public health is the right option for you can sometimes be a difficult task given the broad and varying possibilities that this degree can lead to. The first step in determining this is to gain an understanding of what public health is and understand the field of public health and its impact.
  • Whether you want a career right here in Madison, Wisconsin, or you're hoping to work abroad, there will be a demand for public health professionals with the skills to improve and maintain the health of their communities.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Evidence-Based Decision-Making 
  • Communicating Public Health Effectively 
  • Determinants of Health and Health Equity: A Systems Approach
  • Quantitative Approaches to Public Health
  • Public Health Surveillance & Analytics 
  • Public Health and Health Care Systems 
  • Planning & Management to Promote Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor degree and GPA requirements
  • Coursework
  • GRE scores
  • Public health experience
  • English language proficiency tests
  • International academic records
  • Application fee
  • Three letters of recommendation are required
  • A personal statement
  • Unofficial transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25548 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    25548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25548 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12220 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Madison

1015 - 1752 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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