24 months
33245 USD/year
33245 USD/year
18143 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Community Health Sciences program of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) prepares professionals for leadership in public health practice concerning health problems, programs, and policies.


Graduates of the Community Health Sciences program of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) generally assume positions in the planning, administration and evaluation of public health programs and policies, both in the United States and abroad, with the mission of maintaining and improving the health of individuals, families, communities and populations. 

Where the students work after graduation

Community Health Sciences graduates work in:

  • Governmental public health agencies at the local, state, and national levels
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Domestic and international voluntary organizations
  • Health maintenance organizations
  • Corporate wellness programs
  • Foundations
  • Schools
  • Other health and human services organizations
  • The private sector
  • Academia

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Health
  • Public Health as Profession
  • Community Health Sciences
  • Program Planning, Research and Evaluation in Community Health Sciences
  • Field Studies in Public Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits

Quarter Unites


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

  • University minimum requirement of an acceptable bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a B (3.0) average for the last 60 semester/90 quarter units at the time of application
  • A satisfactory score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) OR the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is required for international applicants whose primary language of instruction is not English
  • Prior work experience (professional, volunteer, intern) in community health or health education is strongly considered in the evaluation of MPH applicants
  • Three letters of recommendation are required
  • The statement of purpose should outline academic background, personal and work experience, educational/research interest, career goals, and planned contributions to the field of public health

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33245 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33245 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    33245 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33245 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    18143 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18143 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Beverly Hills

1100 - 1600 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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