Community Health Promotion

University of Arkansas Fayetteville

24 months
1138 USD/credit
421 USD/credit
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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. 

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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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


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.
3 (required)
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.
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).
6.5 (required)
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

  • 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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