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About

Public Health - Family and Child Health degree offered by the University of Arizona is designed to be an interdisciplinary, professional degree in public health. The MPH Program provides opportunities for students to obtain broad knowledge and basic skills in the core areas of public health. 

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Overview

The MPH in Family and Child Health is offered by the Department of Health Promotion Sciences. The Family and Child Health Concentration (FCH) provides students a curriculum that addresses socioeconomic, cultural, political and physiological issues that affect the health of families, women of all ages, infants, children and adolescent. Students entering the FCH concentration must choose a plan of work in one of two specialized areas: Maternal and Child Health (MCH) or Global Health.

All students in the Public Health - Family and Child Health degree offered by the University of Arizona will take a set of courses that focus on maternal and child health issues, government policies affecting women and children, adolescent health, and nutrition. In addition, each student, under the guidance of a faculty mentor, will develop an individualized plan of study for his or her specialized area of interest.

Department

Arizona's first and only accredited college of public health, the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health is uniquely situated in the culturally rich and diverse Southwest. Distinguished for our outstanding community-based research and for our focus on eliminating health disparities among populations of the Southwest and globally, the UA Zuckerman College of Public Health offers tremendous opportunities to its students for education, research and community involvement.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basic Principles of Epidemiology 
  • Public Health Policy and Management 
  • Environmental and Occupational Health 
  • Biostatistics in Public Health
  • Sociocultural and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Fall Deadlines
  • Priority:  January 5
  • Secondary:  April 1
  • Note:  Students who apply by the priority deadline will be given the highest priority for admissions and consideration for scholarships and assistantships.

Language

English
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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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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Credits

42 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.
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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).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
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.
60
More about PTE Academic
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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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with 3.0 GPA
  • One course in college-level introductory, human, or general biology
  • One course in college algebra, statistics or calculus
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume or CV
  • Statement of purpose and objectives
  • Mission and values statement
  • GRE or MCAT scores required for all applicants
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores for international applicants

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5969 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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