12 months
1220 USD/credit 36600 USD/year
1142 USD/credit 34260 USD/year
484 USD/credit 14520 USD/year
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When you combine the health care resources here at The University of Alabama at Birmingham with Birmingham's urban environment, you have the ingredients you need to receive a world-class Public Health education. In fact, we can prepare you to study and address health epidemics, community organizations, obesity, drugs, and other issues.


To combat these problems, we've developed a comprehensive program that you can tailor to meet your specific goals. We have fully online opportunities, fast-track master's programs, internships, and more—not to mention a wide variety of concentrations. In the end, you'll hold the premiere degree offered for developing practice-based skills in this field from the only accredited school of public health in the entire state of Alabama. Better yet, we want you to be ready for a career in local, state, and federal agencies, private organizations, and more.

Fast Facts:

  • UAB's online Master of Public Health program is one of the best of its kind, according to OnlineMasters.com. Pay the same tuition as in-state students if you complete your degree online.
  • The program from The University of Alabama at Birmingham has many internships opportunities with Birmingham community partners, including Birmingham AIDS Outreach, Jefferson County Health Department, Project HOPE, Red Barn, United Way of Central Alabama, and many more.

Programme Structure


  • Biostatistics
  • Intermediate Statistical Analysis
  • Data Collection and Management
  • Applied Matrix Analysis
  • Statistical Methods
  • General Linear Models
  • Experimental Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application(s)
  • Official transcripts from every college-level institution attended 
  • English proficiency test score for international applicants (80 or above for TOEFL; 6.5 or above for IELTS)
  • Three letters of recommendation from academic or professional references
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Purpose and Objectives
  • Standardized test scores (GRE or other accepted tests)
  • Domestic students (U.S. citizens and permanent residents) with greater than 3.0 GPA are eligible for scholarships as of the first Fall semester in which they are enrolled. Apply by February 1 through BSMART for full consideration.
  • International students with greater than 3.0 GPA are eligible for scholarships during their second year of enrollment. Students should apply by February 1 (Spring semester of their first full year) through BSMART for full consideration.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    36600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1220 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    34260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1142 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 484 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

1019 - 1648 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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