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Public Health - Biostatistics

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Master
18 months
Duration
1043 USD/credit
1043 USD/credit
245 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree is the basic professional degree in the field. Ours is ranked number one by the Healthcare Management Degree Guide.

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Overview

It is required for many supervisory and managerial positions in public health and is recommended for many others. Many courses and educational activities are available to qualified students across all disciplines. Students are encouraged to diversify their curricula by selecting among these opportunities.

The majority of full-time students take approximately 18 to 24 months to complete the degree. Requirements of the MPH are: completion of a minimum of 45 semester credit hours of required coursework; a planned, supervised and evaluated practice experience and a culminating experience demonstrating a substantial knowledge of public health.

The MPH program in Biostatistics is designed to prepare individuals for positions that require a broad knowledge of public health as well as specialized knowledge of biostatistics. In particular, the student will have the opportunity to learn applied biostatistical analysis, statistical theory, study design, data management, and ethics of research.

Programme Structure

For more information, please visit the programme website.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
4 (analytical)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two letters of recommendation
  • All post-secondary and professional school transcripts 
  • GRE Scores 
  • Valid GRE Scores 
  • For GRE exams: a minimum combined score of 298 for Masters programs. For the Analytical Writing section, a score of at least 4.0 on a scale of 6.0 is preferred. GRE scores are valid within 5yrs of test date
  • For International students only: TOEFL scores 
  • Statement of Purpose and Objectives 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1043 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1043 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    1043 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1043 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • In-State

    245 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 245 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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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