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Master of Public Health, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
, UT,
Master theory and practice with a public health education that’s complemented by real-world learning experiences. Here, our faculty invest in your success with teaching that’s focused on one-on-one discussions, hands-on coursework and personal mentoring. And to provide worker-friendly schedule options, our program is paced over two years with weekend and evening courses.


Find Your Calling

We’ll help you answer it. Not only does our faculty invest extensive time into each student’s education, but we also offer experiences out in the world that equip you to pursue a career that matters. Get connected to meaningful research projects and practice settings tailored to your passions, whether you’re designing research programs or studying global health issues.

Professors work one-on-one with students to ensure each individual grasps the material and concepts, ensuring no student ever falls behind.

What You'll Learn
  • Gain the most value from your education with class sizes limited to 20 students.
  • Understand the economic, environmental, cultural, and political forces at play in the public health landscape.
  • Develop your critical thinking, research skills, teamwork, and global consciousness to solve root causes of public health issues.
  • Dive in to real-world projects and learn while making an impact: our students participate in practicums with government agencies, hospitals, and community organizations.
  • Benefit from unique courses like Program Planning and Evaluation and Research Methods, where you learn to write a proposal, implement it, and present it to professional audiences.
  • Engage in research studies like a recent Prison Relocation Study in which students worked along faculty to study the many health implications of moving a Utah prison.


Our Master’s of Public Health program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). Graduates of CEPH-accredited schools and programs of public health are equipped with the population health skills to address the world’s most pressing health issues.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Principles of Public Health and Health Promotion 
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health 
  • Environmental Health 
  • Principles of Epidemiology 
  • Health Policy and Management 
  • Public Health Ethics and Leadership 

          Detailed Programme Facts

          • Programme intensity Full-time
            • Full-time duration 24 months
          • Credits
            45 alternative credits
          • Languages
            • English
          • Delivery mode
            On Campus

          English Language Requirements

          You only need to take one of these language tests:

          • Minimum required score:


            The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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          • Minimum required score:


            The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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          Academic Requirements

          You need the following GPA score:

          Required score: 3

          Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

          Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

          • Application: Online Application or Printable Application

          • $50 application fee (waived for attending an information session or campus visit)

          • Personal Statement:

            Please address the following question in approximately 2 pages double-spaced.

          • Please identify health background and future goals.
          • Three letters of recommendation

          • Personal resume detailing professional work experience to include relevant job titles, work experiences, responsibilities, and related activities

          • Scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) taken within the past 5 years.

          • Official college or university transcripts showing proof of baccalaureate degree

          Tuition Fee

          • International Applies to you

            1040 USD/credit
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 1040 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
          • National Applies to you

            1040 USD/credit
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 1040 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

          Living costs for Salt Lake City

          • 1000 - 1730 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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