Master On Campus Online Blended

Public Health - Maternal And Child Health - Social Work

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

36 months
1438 USD/credit 43140 USD/year
1098 USD/credit 32940 USD/year
465 USD/credit 13950 USD/year
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The coordinated MPH/MSW: Public Health - Maternal And Child Health - Social Work degree program is offered through The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Public Health and the University of Alabama (UA) School of Social Work.

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As a public health and social work expert, you can make difference in the way poverty affects people in both inner cities and rural communities. In this coordinated degree program, we can give you the skills you need to work in policy and program development, community organizations, research, and teaching.

With the right skill set, we believe you'll have a significant impact. That's why we've designed this program so you can tailor it to meet your needs. After you take your core MPH courses, you'll take 12 credit hours of focus courses in the Maternal and Child Health concentration. Best of all, even though this coordinated degree is offered through the University of Alabama School of Social Work and UAB's School of Public Health, you'll find quite a bit of flexibility in your schedule. You may complete the program online, in class, or through a blended combination of the two.

Fast Facts:

  • UA's Master of Social Work Program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • UAB's MPH online program is one of the best in the nation, according to
The coordinated MPH/MSW Public Health - Maternal And Child Health - Social Work program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham  results in two advanced degrees providing students with management and leadership skills necessary for a broad range of administrative positions; this coordinated degree program also addresses the pressing need for professionally trained social workers. The addition of the MPH degree prepares students for careers specifically focused on improving the health and wellbeing of individuals, families, communities, and populations, both locally and globally.

Programme Structure


  • This is Public Health
  • Community Assessment
  • Quantitative Methods in Public Health
  • Programs and Policies
  • Public Health Management and Evaluation
  • Leadership for Evidence-Based Public Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended, Online

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General requirements

To apply, students must have at least a bachelor's degree. Students are admitted separately to the MSW and MPH programs. The GRE is not required of MPH or MSW applicants.

  • Learn how to apply to SOPH. Students must apply to the MPH program through the UAB Graduate School. Select "MPH dual degree program" from the drop-down menu. Select "MPH dual program" and then the MSW/MPH track. 
  • Students also apply to the MSW program through the UA Graduate School.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43140 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1438 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    32940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1098 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • In-State

    13950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 465 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • Online Courses Offered: In-State and Out-of-State Costs: $549 Each semester hour of coursework

Living costs for Birmingham

1019 - 1648 USD /month
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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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