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Public Health

Saint Ambrose University

Master Online
18 months
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664 USD/credit
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About

Public health works to protect the health of entire populations, ranging from local neighborhoods to entire countries and regions of the world. Public Health professionals at Saint Ambrose University work in multidisciplinary teams to identify root causes of health problems and to develop solutions to improve access to health care and reduce inequities.

Overview

Key facts:

At the Public Health degree offered by Saint Ambrose University you will take courses covering the broad spectrum of public health which includes quantitative and qualitative research methodologies; quality, management, and outcomes in health systems; health policy, law, and ethics; and translational and community-engagement strategies.

Students will meet regularly with their advisor on a jointly agreed-to schedule. The full-time option will require students to take classes during the first 18 months – inclusive of approximately 200 hours of applied practice experience throughout the country – under the supervision of public health and other specialists in selected practice areas.

The curriculum will be comprised of asynchronous, online classes that cover subjects such as:

  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Qualitative Research
  • Behavioral/Social/Environmental Health
  • Ethics and Health Equity
  • Health Systems
  • Policy
  • Evidence-Based Practice/Application

In addition, students will complete elective courses, internships, and a capstone project.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Public Health Concepts and Practice
  • Health Promotion and Communication 
  • Applied Practicum Experience (APE) and Integrated Learning Experience (ILE) Planning
  • Epidemiology 
  • Behavioral, Social, Environmental Health
  • Biostatistics, Quantitative Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

43 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
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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.
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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).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To become an SAU Fighting Bee you need a cumulative unweighted grade point average of 2.5 or above (on a 4.0 unweighted scale) from an accredited high school.
  • St. Ambrose University has a test-optional* admissions process, but if you would like to submit scores, please make sure they are submitted either on high school transcript(s) or from the appropriate testing service. Send your test score(s) to St. Ambrose by using these codes, ACT: 1352, SAT: 6617. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    664 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 664 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    664 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 664 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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