Public Administration and Public Health, Master | University of Colorado Denver | Denver, United States
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Public Administration and Public Health

36 months
Duration
1333 USD/credit 26660 USD/year
1333 USD/credit 26660 USD/year
429 USD/credit 8580 USD/year
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About

The School of Public Affairs and the Colorado School of Public Health from University of Colorado Denver jointly sponsor this dual-degree program in Public Administration and Public Health, which enables you to take the core of both programs, and choose electives that simultaneously count toward both programs and that suit your career and personal goals.

Overview

The dual degree program in Public Administration and Public Health requires 60 credit hours of graduate coursework A maximum of 6 transfer credit hours may be applied to the degree requirements. Students at the University of Colorado Denver are expected to maintain progress in their degree program, as defined by being in "good academic standing." Good academic standing requires minimally a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on all University of Colorado course work.

Required courses

Students must complete the 13 required core courses below, for a total of 38 credit hours. All course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Academic Catalog.

Other courses

In addition to the required core courses, students must complete 6 credit hours of elective courses from the School of Public Affairs and 12 credit hours of concentration courses from the School of Public Health. Elective courses in the School of Public Affairs must be approved by the program director.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organizational Management and Behavior
  • Research and Analytic Methods
  • Economics and Public Finance
  • Applied Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Environmental and Occupational Health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. (Applicants with a minimum GPA of 3.0 will be considered.)
  • One set of official transcripts is required from all higher education institutions attended.
  • Three letters of recommendations from qualified references (i.e., professors, employers and/or others acquainted with your professional and/or academic work).
  • A chronological resume that includes all relevant positions held during and since your undergraduate degree
  • A two- to four-page, double-spaced personal statement
  • Evidence of analytic writing competency.  If you have already earned a graduate degree you have met the analytic writing competency
  • Evidence of quantitative competency. If you have already earned a graduate degree, you are likely to have met the quantitative competency
  • Application fee of $50

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1333 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    26660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1333 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • In-State

    8580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 429 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Denver

1310 - 2220 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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