Public Health, Master | University of South Florida | Tampa, United States
12 months
877 USD/credit 36834 USD/year
877 USD/credit 36834 USD/year
431 USD/credit 18102 USD/year
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The Public Health program at the University of South Florida provides a hands-on, practice-based learning environment that prepares graduate students for understanding and diagnosing critical issues, combatting emerging public health challenges, and beginning careers in public health advocacy.


Students can concentrate in one of several public health specialties, allowing them to better understand, improve and protect the health and well-being of the population. All MPH students complete coursework designed to help them make meaningful contributions to the control and eradication of current and emerging public health problems.

The Public Health MPH program at University of South Florida has the following concentrations:

  • Applied Biostatistics (ABT)
  • Behavioral Health (BHH)
  • Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH)
  • Epidemiology (EPY)
  • Epidemiology (Online) (EPO)
  • Epidemiology and Global Communicable Disease(EGD)
  • Epidemiology and Global Health (EGH)
  • Epidemiology and Maternal and Child Health (EMC)
  • Global Communicable Disease (TCD)
  • Global Disaster Management, Humanitarian Relief and Homeland Security (GHH)
  • Global Health Practice (GLO)
  • Health Care Organizations and Management (HCO)
  • Health Policies and Programs (HPP)
  • Health, Safety and Environment (HLE)
  • Infection Control (IFC)
  • Maternal and Child Health (PMC)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics (NUD)
  • Public Health Education (PHN)
  • Public Health Practice (PHP)
  • Social Marketing (SOM)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History and Systems of Public Health
  • Population Assessment
  • Translation to Public Health Practice
  • Applied Practice Experiences
  • Integrated Learning Experience
  • Categorical Data Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete both a SOPHAS application and a USF Graduate Studies Application and pay the applicable fee for each (applicants will receive a request for the $30 fee once the SOPHAS application enters the USF application system)
  • Transcripts
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • At least two formal Letters of Recommendation
  • A thorough statement of purpose and objectives indicating the applicant’s interest on obtaining a degree in public health, and how they hope to contribute to the field.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36834 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 877 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    36834 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 877 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 431 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Tampa

1122 - 1951 USD /month
Living costs

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


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