Public Health, Master | The University of New Mexico | Albuquerque, United States
12 months
27846 USD/year
27846 USD/year
8757 USD/year
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Support healthy communities through research, public policy and education. Earn your Master of Public Health (MPH) degree through The University of New Mexico College of Population Health. You’ll analyze how genes, lifestyles and environments affect health, and you’ll develop new ways to increase wellness.


What is Public Health?

Public health is a science that works to:
  • Prevent epidemics and the spread of disease
  • Protect against environmental hazards
  • Prevent injuries
  • Promote healthy behaviors
  • Respond to disasters and help communities recover
  • Assure high-quality, accessible health services
  • Develop community interventions
  • Support community coalitions

Why Earn an MPH Degree?

You’ll enjoy many opportunities to use public health skills when you pursue an Master of Public Health degree at The University of New Mexico in one of three concentrations:
  • Community Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Systems Services & Policy

Draw from a broad range of social science, biomedical science and clinical disciplines as you build critical thinking skills in issues that interest you.

To expand your career opportunities,  pursue a public health minor or a dual degree, such as our MPH/Master of Arts in Latin American Studies program or MPH/Doctor of Medicine program. Learn more about course selection in our catalog.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Population Health
  • Global Health Challenges
  • Population Health Theory
  • Environment  and Occupational Health
  • Fund Health Care Finance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Educational Background
  • Test Scores
  • Letter of Intent
  • Writing Sample
  • CV/Resume
  • Relevant Coursework
  • Three Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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    27846 USD/year
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  • National

    27846 USD/year
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  • In-State

    8757 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8757 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Albuquerque

870 - 1360 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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