Public Health and Social Work, Master | New Mexico State University | Las Cruces, United States
36 months
Duration
19032 USD/year
19032 USD/year
6189 USD/year
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About

The School of Social Work and the Department of Public Health Sciences at New Mexico State University offers the Public Health and Social Work program with a concentration in Health Behavior and Health Promotion.

Overview

Program Description

The Public Health and Social Work program at New Mexico State University complement each other. Public Health focuses on populations of people and is highly analytical and Social work focuses on individuals, groups, and communities within the social environment. Additionally, both programs emphasize cross-cultural content in classes and have an emphasis on social justice.

Many students find this combined degree appealing, particularly if they are interested  in community development and outreach. Students from other countries and students who have served in the peace cops find that this degree furthers their interest and career in international service.

Separately, the MSW and  MPH degree require a total of 108 credit hours (48 for the MPH +60 for the MSW). However the dual MSW/MPH program can be completed with a total of only 96 credit hours.

The MSW/MPH Dual Degree Course of Study lists the required courses. Please refer to the current Graduate Catalog for all requirements for both degrees and be sure to maintain close communication with your designated faculty adviser from each program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sociocultural Concepts and Populations of the Southwest
  • Human Behavior and the Social Environment
  • Community and Psychosocial Aspects of Public Health
  • Biostatistic Applications in Public Health
  • Public Health Services
  • Social Problems and Social Welfare Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

90 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a 3.0 minimum GPA.
  • Official transcripts for each university attended (uploaded to the online admissions system).
  • Three references with at least one from a former faculty; the others from employers and/or colleagues.
  • A personal statement covering academic background and career goals.
  • TOEFL or IELTS score must be submitted and a minimum score must be met before an admission decision can be rendered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19032 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19032 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    19032 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19032 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    6189 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6189 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Las Cruces

806 - 1259 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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