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Community Health Promotion, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #801 (QS) , AR,
The Community Health Promotion program prepares students in the area of public and community health at both the masters in Community Health (M.S.) and doctoral (Ph.D. with a concentration in Health Behavior and Health Promotion) level. 


The M.S degree prepares students for advanced and entry-level public health positions in both the private and public health sectors including non-for-profit organizations, public health departments, health care agencies and governmental agencies (e.g.,  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). The Ph.D. program prepares students for careers in academia with the competencies necessary to perform research and teaching in university settings. The minimum number of credit hours required to complete the master’s degree is 33 and the Ph.D. requires a minimum of 96 credit hours.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics in Education and Health Professions
  • Epidemiology
  • Public Health: Practices and Planning
  • Theories of Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health
  • Educational Statistics and Data Processing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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).

General Requirements

  • For acceptance to the master’s degree programs, the program area requires in addition to the general requirements for admission to the Graduate School, an undergraduate degree in health or in a related field and the following admission standards: an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.00 (or if the overall undergraduate GPA is between 2.70 and 2.99, the student must have a 3.00 GPA on the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work, excluding student teaching, or a GRE score of 297 on the combined verbal and quantitative parts of the general test).  Further, a curriculum vitae and 500 word interest statement must be submitted for program admission consideration.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1138 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1138 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    421 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 421 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Fayetteville

  • 930 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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