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Community Health

The City University of New York

24 months
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855 USD/credit 17955 USD/year
855 USD/credit 17955 USD/year
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About

The MPH in Community Health at The City University of New York focuses on the social and behavioral sciences in public health. 

Overview

Students of the MPH in Community Health at The City University of New York are provided with the competencies they will need to promote health in urban communities—competencies in assessment, community engagement, program development, grant writing, research, and evaluation. 

What you'll study

The program prepares students to plan, manage, and evaluate health programs aimed at reducing social and behavioral threats to community health. The curriculum addresses the social determinants of disease and health inequalities with a corresponding emphasis on structural theories of change, informed by social justice principles. 

Career opportunities

Graduates work in a variety of organizations across public and nonprofit sectors in New York and beyond, including service, advocacy and health care organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Health Leadership & Management
  • Health Equity, Communication, and Advocacy
  • Designing and Evaluating Public Health Interventions
  • Designs, Concepts, and Methods in Public Health Research
  • Community Organizing to Advance Health and Social Justice
  • Community Health Program Planning, Evaluation, and Sustainability

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

42 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed SOPHAS application
  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited university with GPA (overall and major) of at least 3.0 preferred.
  • Personal statement/statement of purpose (recommended length is 500 words)
  • Background in the field: paid or volunteer experience in public health or related field
  • Resume
  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • TOEFL scores are required if language of instruction for prior degrees was not English
  • Transcript evaluation from WES or ECE for foreign transcripts. Please reach out to us if you are having programs with your evaluation due to COVID-19.
  • Strong foundation in social and natural sciences; statistics or calculus strongly recommended.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17955 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    17955 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 24 months.

Resident: 

  • Full-time - $5,545/semester
  • Part-time - $470/credit

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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