12 months
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7176 USD/year
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About

The mission of the Public Health - Community Health Education program at California State University Long Beach is to provide the best graduate education and training in a multiethnic and urban environment to develop highly competent professionals and leaders in community health education and public health.

Overview

The Public Health - Community Health Education program at California State University Long Beach strives to afford excellence in teaching, conduct research and provide service to local, regional, national, and international populations living within the surrounding communities while making a significant contribution towards increasing health equity for underserved populations.

Goals

To fulfill its mission the department’s ongoing goal is to improve its instruction, research, and service plan. The MPH graduate program aims to:

  • Achieve excellence in teaching and learning to bolster competency in the fields of health education and public health in a multiethnic and urban environment to develop diverse professionals and leaders.
  • Foster research and intervention programs that tend to the health needs of underserved populations in our community.
  • Engage in service activities across various sectors of public health practice, addressing the needs of the profession, university, and the community.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Health Care System 
  • Administrative Relationships in Health Education Programs
  • Advanced Environmental Health 
  • Theoretical Concepts and Issues in Health Science 
  • Seminar in Community Analysis and Program Planning 
  • Epidemiology of Infectious Disease
  • Advanced Community Health Statistics 
  • Experimental Design & Regression Analysis
  • Disability, Culture and Society: Issues and Social Intervention
  • Grants Administration and Management
  • Emergency Planning and Management
  • Leadership Skills and Strategies in the Public Sector
  • Disability, Culture and Society: Issues and Intervention

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

42 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Copy of official transcript(s) of all work be sent to the university's Office of Enrollment Services
  • A bachelor's degree with a major in health education
  • An overall undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0
  • A maximum of 9 units of graduate work at the post-baccalaureate level may be credited to a student's program requirements upon departmental acceptance to the graduate program.
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A separate personal statement of reasons for pursuing this field of study and comments about interests and experience that are germane to career objectives. 
  • Submission of analytic, quantitative and verbal scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) to the University.

Work experience

At least one year's full-time (or equivalent) paid or volunteer experience in Health Education or a closely related health field. Preference will be given to those with greater experience and ability.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • If you are not a resident of California you must add $396 to the above totals for each unit of credit you take.

Living costs for Long Beach

1400 - 2000 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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