Master of Public Health

Description

The nation's transition to a new healthcare delivery model means that professionals with expertise in prevention and community-based research will be critical to ensuring adequate healthcare for all and for improving the health of the nation. The MPH degrees in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Health Behavior and Health Promotion will prepare the next generation of public health scientists and will help students develop expertise, research presence, and practice opportunities in population health and prevention. Students in the MPH Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Health Behavior and Health Promotion programs will also learn how to evaluate the status of the health of diverse populations and to develop sound plans and strategies to implement health initiatives to improve population health. 

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Master of Public Health in Biostatistics

Master of Public Health in Epidemiology

Master of Public Health in Health Behavior and Health Promotion


Master of Public Health in Biostatistics

Description

The nation's transition to a new healthcare delivery model means that professionals with expertise in prevention and community-based research will be critical to ensuring adequate healthcare for all and for improving the health of the nation. The MPH degrees in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Health Behavior and Health Promotion will prepare the next generation of public health scientists and will help students develop expertise, research presence, and practice opportunities in population health and prevention. Students in the MPH Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Health Behavior and Health Promotion programs will also learn how to evaluate the status of the health of diverse populations and to develop sound plans and strategies to implement health initiatives to improve population health. 

Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. A preferred minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. 
  • Three letters of reference from previous instructors or supervisors.
  • The general GRE test is no longer required. However, applicants are still strongly encouraged to submit official GRE scores. Official scores can be sent directly to MUSC using code 5407.
  • A strong math background is required for all three concentrations, including completion of a college level mathematics or statistics course.  For the Biostatistics concentration, successful applicants should have demonstrated competence in single and multivariable calculus.  Successful completion of Probability and Statistics is considered favorably for the Biostatistics concentration but is not required.
  • A 1,000 word personal statement essay is required as part of the application. Topic instructions are included in the application.

International Applicants

International applicants may apply.  For more information please visit MUSC’s International Student Admission page.

Application Process

In addition to the application itself, the applicant must provide supplemental materials specific to the program to which he or she is applying. These forms are available in PDF format within the application and are also sent through email once an application is submitted. Applicants are required to submit official transcripts from every post-secondary school attended, and all materials must be received by the application deadline.

Application Deadlines

Start Term Application Type Available Deadline
Fall 2019 Regular Dec 1, 2018 July 20, 2019
Fall 2020  Regular Dec 1, 2019 June 1, 2020

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Master of Public Health in Epidemiology

Description

The nation's transition to a new healthcare delivery model means that professionals with expertise in prevention and community-based research will be critical to ensuring adequate healthcare for all and for improving the health of the nation. The MPH degrees in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Health Behavior and Health Promotion will prepare the next generation of public health scientists and will help students develop expertise, research presence, and practice opportunities in population health and prevention. Students in the MPH Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Health Behavior and Health Promotion programs will also learn how to evaluate the status of the health of diverse populations and to develop sound plans and strategies to implement health initiatives to improve population health. 

Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. A preferred minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. 
  • Three letters of reference from previous instructors or supervisors.
  • The general GRE test is no longer required. However, applicants are still strongly encouraged to submit official GRE scores. Official scores can be sent directly to MUSC using code 5407.
  • A strong math background is required for all three concentrations, including completion of a college level mathematics or statistics course.
  • A 1,000 word personal statement essay is required as part of the application. Topic instructions are included in the application.

International Applicants

International applicants may apply.  For more information please visit MUSC’s International Student Admission page.

Application Process

In addition to the application itself, the applicant must provide supplemental materials specific to the program to which he or she is applying. These forms are available in PDF format within the application and are also sent through email once an application is submitted. Applicants are required to submit official transcripts from every post-secondary school attended, and all materials must be received by the application deadline.

Application Deadlines

Start Term Application Type Available Deadline
Fall 2019 Regular Dec 1, 2018 July 20, 2019
Fall 2020  Regular  Dec 1, 2019 June 1, 2020

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Master of Public Health in Health Behavior and Health Promotion

Description

The nation's transition to a new healthcare delivery model means that professionals with expertise in prevention and community-based research will be critical to ensuring adequate healthcare for all and for improving the health of the nation. The MPH degrees in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Health Behavior and Health Promotion will prepare the next generation of public health scientists and will help students develop expertise, research presence, and practice opportunities in population health and prevention. Students in the MPH Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Health Behavior and Health Promotion programs will also learn how to evaluate the status of the health of diverse populations and to develop sound plans and strategies to implement health initiatives to improve population health. 

Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. A preferred minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. 
  • Three letters of reference from previous instructors or supervisors.
  • The general GRE test is no longer required. However, applicants are still strongly encouraged to submit official GRE scores. Official scores can be sent directly to MUSC using code 5407.
  • A strong math background is required for all three concentrations, including completion of a college level mathematics or statistics course.
  • A 1,000 word personal statement essay is required as part of the application. Topic instructions are included in the application.

International Applicants

International applicants may apply.  For more information please visit MUSC’s International Student Admission page.

Application Process

In addition to the application itself, the applicant must provide supplemental materials specific to the program to which he or she is applying. These forms are available in PDF format within the application and are also sent through email once an application is submitted. Applicants are required to submit official transcripts from every post-secondary school attended, and all materials must be received by the application deadline.

Application Deadlines

Start Term Application Type Available Deadline
Fall 2019 Regular Dec 1, 2018 July 20, 2019
Fall 2020  Regular Dec 1, 2019 June 1, 2020

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