M.Sc. On Campus

Population Health Research

Boston University

24 months
58560 USD/year
58560 USD/year
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Graduates of Boston University's Population Health Research program are prepared for research positions in academic settings, government, hospitals, or private industries. They are also well-positioned for doctoral education in related fields and disciplines.


Key facts

Boston University's Population Health Research 34-credit program provides students with a fundamental grounding in both the theory and practice of public health research, emphasizing the development and application of qualitative and quantitative research methods with specific skills and training in hypothesis development; data collection and management skills; statistical computing techniques and appropriate interpretation and presentation of results.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Public Health
  • Essentials of Population Health Research
  • Accelerated Training in Statistical Computing
  • Statistical Computing
  • Epidemiology 
  • Research Skills Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements


  • A completed Application for Graduate Admission
  • Three letters of recommendation. 
  • A personal statement
  • A current résumé
  • Transcript(s) 
  • A nonrefundable application fee of $85 


  • International Student Data Form
  • Authorized financial statement from a bank (original, shown in U.S. dollars)
  • Copy of current I-20 and I-94, both sides (if applicable)
  • Letter of financial support from a sponsor (firm, government, parents, etc.)
  • Notarized English translations of all documents not in English

Tuition Fee

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    58560 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 58560 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    58560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 58560 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 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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