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Public Health

University at Albany

12 months
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
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Make a positive impact on the wellness of at-risk populations with skills and experience you can use to help public health organizations achieve their goals with the Public Health program of University at Albany.

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The Public Health program of University at Albany provides you with a strong foundation in primary public health fields and advanced knowledge in your area of interest. Concentration options include biomedical sciences, biostatistics, environmental health, epidemiology, health policy and management, and social behavior and community health.

Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health, the two-year MPH program includes professional internships that let you directly contribute to the success of public programs that aim to eradicate disease, develop vaccines, reduce infant mortality, ensure food safety, monitor water quality, and more.

Program of Study

The campus-based Master of Public Health program can be pursued full or part-time. There is also a part-time, online MPH program that’s designed for working professionals.

Career Readiness

The MPH program at the University at Albany includes a renowned professional internships component that prepares you to succeed in your public health career.

Through placement with two different organizations, you complete at least 720 hours of practical experience – more fieldwork than any other public health program in the nation.

Choose from ample internship opportunities and work on high-impact projects in state and county health departments, hospitals, community clinics, nonprofits, and non-governmental organizations in the Capital Region.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Practice in Public Health
  • Biological Basis of Public Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Principles and Methods of Epidemiology
  • Basic Principles in Statistical Inference
  • Health Care Organization Delivery and Financing

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  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Must hold a bachelor’s degree from a college or university of recognized standing
  • Grade point average of 3.00 or better
  • One semester of social sciences required for all concentrations
  • One college level course in mathematics or statistics with a grade of B or higher required for all concentrations
  • Health Policy & Management and Social Behavior & Community Health require college math (algebra or pre-calculus) or statistics (High School AP courses do not count towards this prerequisite)
  • WES evaluations for international transcripts.  Evaluations are not required for Canadian transcripts if the language of instruction is English.  
  • Minimum TOEFL score of 98
  • Official Transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • CV/Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5655 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Albany

1010 - 1570 USD /month
Living costs

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