Public Health - Maternal and Child Health Policy and Leadership

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Master On Campus
12 months
19282 USD/year
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The Public Health - Maternal and Child Health Policy and Leadership program from The University of Alabama at Birmingham is designed to educate individuals who will plan, administer, and evaluate programs in maternal and child health. 


Apply directly through to the Public Health - Maternal and Child Health Policy and Leadership program from The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Just make sure you meet the graduate program requirements and the expected English language level. 

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What to expect from studying this Public Health - Maternal and Child Health Policy and Leadership program

Get ready to specialise in your chosen field of Public Health, or prepare for developing your knowledge in a highly interdisciplinary subject, that lets you cross the limits of just one Public Health specialization. 

You will learn how to speak the language of science, but to also transform it into practical applications that have a direct and lasting impact on improving human lives. The tech, practically-oriented skills you will develop during your studies will help you find innovative solutions to concrete problems while making use of your ingenuity and critical thinking. Learn to fix complex problems with out-of-the-box solutions and a lot of trial and error.

Modern Public Health tries to tackle pressing challenges that are facing our civilization at the moment such as pollution,  growing population, and decreasing resources.

The programs provide information about the special problems faced by women and children, including children and youth with special health care needs, and their families. The programs develop and integrate skills from maternal and child health policy and leadership and demonstrate their application in problem solving and systems development. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Management and Policy in Public Health Systems & Services 
  • Biostatistics 
  • Fundamentals of Environmental Health 
  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Social & Behavioral Sciences Core 
  • Integrative Experience 
  • Health Economics and Public Health Policy 
  • Needs Assessment and Program Planning 
  • Management Concepts in Public Health 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




44 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and English language requirements in one of the following tests. The degree program you select may have additional requirements with which you must comply. 
  • Note: Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission to the University of Alabama at Birmingham or any specific program. 
  • Admission decisions may be based on such factors as the suitability of the applicant’s research interests, the availability of professors in a particular field of research and the number of qualified applicants.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19282 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19282 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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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Public Health - Maternal and Child Health Policy and Leadership
The University of Alabama at Birmingham


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