Public Health, Master | University of Kansas | Lawrence, United States
12 months
23951 USD/year
23951 USD/year
9989 USD/year
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The University of Kansas Master of Public Health program (KU-MPH) is a fully accredited, 42 credit hour graduate program with concentrations in Epidemiology and Public Health Practice. 


About this Degree

 The Public Health program at the University of Kansas has been accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) since 1998 and is offered through the Departments of Population Health at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City and the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita in Wichita. KU-MPH is also the only fully accredited MPH program in the state to become a member of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH).

Our program mission is to improve public health in Kansas, the Heartland, and the nation through excellence in education, discovery, and community engagement.

KU-MPH Graduates serve in a wide variety of public health fields, including clinical medicine, research, health education, disease surveillance and the academic setting.

Program Values:

  • Passion: We live our mission and vision to the fullest
  • Justice: We champion the rights of individuals and communities
  • Learning: We are lifelong learners and inspire that in our students
  • Beneficence: We seek out opportunities to do good to our students, our colleagues and our communities
  • Diversity: We believe diverse people, backgrounds, experiences and views enrich lives and health

Programme Structure


  • Principles of Epidemiology
  • Community Health Assessment and Advocacy
  • Environmental Health
  • Leadership in Public Health
  • Management of Public Health Data
  • Health Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A personal statement.
  • A CV or resume.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • (Optional) Official copy of the GRE® or other professional test scores that are not more than five years old (ETS code for SOPHAS is 1794). 
  • One official copy of transcript from all post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Evaluation of non-U.S. transcripts from WES including degree equivalency and grade point average
  • Official TOEFL® or IELTS™ score for international applicants
  • Admission into the KU-MPH Program requires a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution (undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 grade scale) and one or more years of responsible work in the health field (preferred). The program may be completed on the Wichita or Kansas City campus.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23951 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23951 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23951 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23951 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9989 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9989 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lawrence

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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