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Leadership and Public Health Practice (online)

University of Colorado Denver

12 months
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1352 USD/credit 56784 USD/year
1352 USD/credit 56784 USD/year
833 USD/credit 34986 USD/year
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The Master of Public Health (MPH) in Leadership and Public Health Practice (online) from University of Colorado Denver is a great fit for professionals who want to hone their management, leadership and public health skills.

Overview

This Master of Public Health (MPH) in Leadership and Public Health Practice (online) from University of Colorado Denver will prepare you for leadership positions in public-health-driven organizations in health care, government, non-profit and for-profit industries. 

With courses in all five core areas of public health, ranging from biostatistics to health policy, you’ll learn the fundamentals of the discipline. In addition, you’ll gain the management, budgeting, evaluation and public health administration experience you need to become an effective leader and manager. You can also tailor your coursework to your passions with nine elective credits. Our electives cover a range of hot topics in public health such as GIS mapping, public health informatics, communication for public health impact and more.

Program Details

Students in this program must complete 42 credit hours, including practice-based learning experiences. Students complete a practicum, in which they apply their skills in a public health field site and a capstone, in which they synthesize their MPH competencies in a final deliverable for a practice-based public health partner.

Career Outlook

Alumni of the MPH program work in a variety of organizations and agencies, such as:

  • State and local health departments
  • Non-profits and non-governmental organizations
  • Military and federal government agencies
  • Universities Hospital and health care organizations (e.g. HMO’s, insurance)
  • Biotech and for-profit health organizations
  • The ColoradoSPH Office of Career Services offers career advising and connects students with alumni and potential employers. Their services are available to both online and in-person students as well as alums.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations in Public Health
  • Applied Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Occupational and Environmental Health
  • Social and Behavioral Factors in Health
  • Health Systems Management and Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To apply for admission, applicants are required to complete the online SOPHAS application. All application materials should be submitted directly to SOPHAS. As of October 1, 2019, the GRE is no longer required for admission to the MPH program at the ColoradoSPH.
  • Transcript evaluation
  • Official TOEFL scores
  • Minimum GPA
  • Statement of purpose and objectives
  • Resume or CV
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    56784 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1352 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    56784 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1352 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    34986 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 833 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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