MSW/MPH On Campus

Social Work and Public Health

36 months
963 USD/credit 31779 USD/year
963 USD/credit 31779 USD/year
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This Social Work and Public Health collaborative program with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) enables you to tailor your dual degree, combining one of the Fordham University MSW concentrations with one of ISMMS’ eight Master of Public Health (MPH) degree tracks.


Public health social work is a contemporary, integrated, trans-disciplinary approach preventing, addressing, and solving social health problems.

Students who are interested in Social Work and Public Health program will take 2 years to complete each degree, however, by entering a dual program, students are expected to graduate in 3 years completing 99 credits. If you were to pursue both degree programs separately, you would need to complete 111 credits and it would take four years.

What you will learn

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Public Health Tracks include:

  • Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
  • Environmental Health Sciences
  • Global Health
  • Outcomes Research
  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Care Management
  • General Public Health

Fordham University concentration programs include:

  • Clinical
  • Leadership and Macro Practice: Human Service
  • Leadership and Macro Practice: Community Based Practice
  • Research

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Justice in Public Health & Medicine
  • Current Topics in Public Health
  • History of Public Health
  • LGBTQI Health: Research, Policies and Best Practices
  • Advocacy in Action: How to Solve Problems in Public Health
  • Health and Human Rights: Human Rights Abuses, Torture & Its Consequences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


99 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grade Point Average: 3.0
  • Official Transcripts
    • Unofficial transcripts may be uploaded to the application; if you are accepted an official transcript must be sent to the Office of Admission prior to registration for classes
  • One letter of Recommendation from an Academic or Professional Source
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • International Students may need proof of English Language Proficiency 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31779 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 963 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    31779 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 963 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Manhattan

2638 - 5751 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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