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Public Health, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #28 (BCR) New York City, NY, United States
Fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health, our Publich Health program from New York University offers eight areas of concentration, dual-degree programs, and award-winning faculty conducting groundbreaking research.


Why an Master of Public Health at New York University?

Employment of and demand for public health professionals are on the rise. Along with increases in federal and private funding for ever-growing and complex global health concerns, careers in global health are on the upswing.

Ambitious students like you need the exceptional analytic and decision-making skills developed through GPH to meet these pressing public health crises to become leaders in the field and reinvent the public health paradigm.

  • Coursework is grounded in an interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial approach, allowing you to gain a holistic perspective of public health issues in order to create systems-changing solutions.

  • Our New York City location gives you proximity to local, national and international agencies from the New York City Department of Health to UNICEF, the United Nations and the World Food Programme.

  • Our dedication to addressing global public health concerns offers you infinite possibilities for travel abroad to over 20 countries.

Programme Structure

All students enrolled in the NYU Master of Public Health program are admitted into one of nine concentrations:

  • Biostatistics
  • Community Health Science and Practice 
  • Environmental Public Health Sciences
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health
  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Public Health Policy
  • Public Health Management
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Standardized Test Information – GMAT or GRE (and TOEFL if required);
  • Transcripts & Degrees; 
  • Professional Information; 
  • Essays;
  • EQ endorsements must be submitted online;
  • International Student Supplement. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21588 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10794 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    21588 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10794 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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