• Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration

About

The Master of Public Health - Health Promotion at Northern Arizona University includes didactic coursework and applied practice experience in public health and the ability to tailor the program to align with students’ specific interests and career goals in public health. Our instructors and applied practice experience supervisors are dedicated to preparing students to serve the public health needs of Northern Arizona communities and beyond.

Career

A Master of Public Health degree provides graduates with the opportunity to improve the health and well-being of their community and beyond. Public health professionals explore public health challenges and propose solutions that are specific to the population affected. They conduct community needs assessments, develop and implement public health programs to address those needs, and evaluate the programs to determine effectiveness.

Career opportunities that might be pursued:

  • Community Health Program Director
  • Public Health Educator
  • Public Health Research Coordinator
  • Public Health Instructor
  • County or Tribal Health Director
  • Employee Wellness/Worksite Wellness Coordinator
  • Public Health Nutritionist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Public Health
  • Principles of Biostatistics
  • Advanced Behavior Change Counseling
  • Intervention Mapping
  • Health Policy and Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Space available basis: April 15

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits

    48-65

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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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

  • NAU Graduate Online application is required for all programs.
  • Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A"), or the equivalent. 
  • Admission to many graduate programs is on a competitive basis, and programs may have higher standards than those established by the Graduate College.
  • Transcripts
  • Prerequisite courses complete with a grade of C or better, or in progress at the time of application to the program

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24484 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24484 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    24484 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24484 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • In-State

    10480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10480 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Flagstaff

  • 1010 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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