30 months
1275 USD/credit 21420 USD/year
1275 USD/credit 21420 USD/year
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As a public health professional, you have the power to help protect the health of populations around the globe. This Public Health program from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences builds on your bachelor’s degree so you can build your career preventing disease transmission, promoting health and wellness in communities, and advancing health equity across the globe.

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About the University

For nearly 200 years, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) has been educating future healthcare leaders. Our singular focus on healthcare and broad portfolio of undergraduate and graduate healthcare programs uniquely positions us to provide an innovative, interprofessional collaborative education that better prepares students to join the integrative team-based care models of today’s healthcare system. Deep-rooted relationships with prestigious medical and research institutions in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, across New England and around the globe enable students to gain the most effective clinical and non-clinical experiences available.

Key features

In this flexible Public Health program from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, you can study on a full-or part-time basis, either on campus or online. During two or more years, you’ll take courses in topics such as quantitative and qualitative research methods, environmental health sciences, health policy, and community health. When you graduate, you’ll be well prepared to develop strategies that address complex health issues in a meaningful career.

Before enrollment, students must attend an in-person orientation on the Boston campus or complete an online orientation with both asynchronous and synchronous components.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey of Public Health
  • Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology
  • Community Health Science and Practice
  • Qualitative Research in Public Health
  • Health Promotion and Education
  • Health Policy and Management
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Environmental Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply early, as space is limited.


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On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

For admission to the program, an applicant must have:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 3.0 overall GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Statement of Goals (500 words) that demonstrates an interest in and/or passion for public health
  • Current resume demonstrating experience and/or education in public health or related discipline. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1275 USD per credit during 30 months.
  • National

    21420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1275 USD per credit during 30 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 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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