Studyportals
M.Sc. Online

Population and Health Sciences

Coursera

20 months
Duration
1060 USD/credit 26712 USD/year
1060 USD/credit 26712 USD/year
960 USD/credit 24192 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The Population and Health Sciences program is offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Michigan.

Overview

The Population and Health Sciences program is offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Michigan.

Research today’s toughest public health challenges while mastering data analysis at the United States' #1 public research university. International and domestic applicants welcome.

The online Master of Science (MS) in Population and Health Sciences from the University of Michigan School of Public Health provides students with a cutting-edge, multidisciplinary education that will prepare them to be leaders in the field of public health. The curriculum focuses on the foundations of public health and provides students with expertise in research and data analysis. Graduates with an MS in Population and Health Sciences may go on to careers in academia, at research labs, or continue on to pursue their PhD.

Careers

Whether you are new to public health or already working in the health sector and working to advance your career – the MS degree delivers a high-quality education that will prepare students for a variety of careers in public health. 

The MS curriculum will prepare students to continue on to doctoral study or advance in a career in public health research in academic settings, government, hospitals, or private industries. 

Many of our students already hold positions within the academic and health fields and are able to implement their learning while continuing to work. In addition to offering you the opportunity to enhance your abilities and knowledge within your current career, students can gain in-demand skills like healthcare surveillance, research design and methodology, R programming language, and healthcare sustainability.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Epidemiology for Public Health 
  • Nutrition and Public Health 
  • Public Health Sciences and the Environment
  • Population Health 
  • Epidemiological Methods 
  • Spatial Epidemiology and Modeling

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

42 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 4-year bachelor's degree conferred from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or equivalent (WES ICAP verification for international)
  • Statement of purpose/objectives (1,500 words)
  • Reflective essay (500 words)
  • Resume/CV
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation from professional and/or academic contacts
  • Standardized test scores are not required for applicants applying to Michigan Public Health's online master's degree programs for the fall

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    26712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1060 USD per credit during 20 months.
  • National

    26712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1060 USD per credit during 20 months.
  • In-State

    24192 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 960 USD per credit during 20 months.

$960/credit hour for Michigan residents, $1060/credit hour for non-Michigan

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.

Fresh content

Updated in the last 9 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Population and Health Sciences
-
Coursera

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!