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.
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.
- Principles of Epidemiology for Public Health
- Nutrition and Public Health
- Public Health Sciences and the Environment
- Population Health
- Epidemiological Methods
- Spatial Epidemiology and Modeling
- 20 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- 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)
- 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
International26712 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1060 USD per credit during 20 months.
National26712 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1060 USD per credit during 20 months.
In-State24192 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 960 USD per credit during 20 months.
$960/credit hour for Michigan residents, $1060/credit hour for non-Michigan
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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