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Online Master’s Degree in Public Health

from Boston University
  • $24,000
  • 6 Modules
  • Fully Online
  • 24 Months

Master's Overview

Fully online and offered by a nationally recognized, top-ten school of public health, the Boston University online MPH program offers a skills-based curriculum focused on health equity that prepares graduates to solve real-world public health problems. The 42 credit, asynchronous public health program can be completed in 24 months and provides professionals with the knowledge and skills to:

  • develop and analyze public health programs and policies that promote health and eliminate inequities
  • communicate effectively for public health action based on science and data
  • advocate for policy change and empower others to influence change and transform lives in their communities across the globe

The Boston University online Master of Public Health degree program is ideal for working professionals with at least 2 years of full-time experience in a wide range of industries, including healthcare, medicine, government agencies, biotechnology, consulting companies, pharmaceutical corporations, insurance companies, finance, and other health related organizations.

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  • #6
    School of Public Health
    U.S. News and World Report, 2022

Details

Tuition

  • Application fee
    $145
  • Tuition
    $24,000
Financial Aid: US citizens and permanent residents may be eligible for financial aid through federal loans.

Important dates & deadlines

Spring 2023

  • Priority Application Deadline
    October 15, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    November 1, 2022
  • Program Start
    January 2023

Fall 2023

  • Priority Application Deadline
    March 1, 2023
  • Application Deadline
    June 1, 2023
  • Program Start
    September 2023

Prerequisite coursework

Prerequisites for Admission Consideration:

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 2 years of full-time work experience
  • There are no specific course prerequisites. The Admission Committee looks for good quantitative skills, leadership and analytical ability. Applicants can demonstrate these competencies through a variety of undergraduate majors and professional experiences.

Application requirements

A complete Master’s program application includes the following:

  • Official transcripts for all registered coursework from each college or university attended
  • International transcripts, including study abroad transcripts, may have additional requirements.
  • International applicants should submit a WES ICAP evaluation.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • CV or Resume
  • Three short answer responses to the following questions:
    • How does an MPH fit into your professional development plan? Why is a focus on health equity important to this plan? And how does this specific online MPH program at BUSPH fit your plans? (500 words or less)
    • The MPH combines both quantitative and qualitative skills. Please explain how your education and professional experience has prepared you for this type of program. (250 words or less)
    • The Online MPH is a self-directed, asynchronous graduate program. Please explain why this model best fits your learning and life style. (250 words or less)
  • International applicants must submit an English language proficiency exam. Applicants may submit the TOEFL or IELTS. TOEFL and IELTS exams are considered valid for two (2) years from the date the exam was administered.
    • Test and Required Minimum Score
      • TOEFL ibt: 100 or higher
      • TOEFL pbt: 600 or higher
      • IELTS – Academic Exam Only: 7.0 (total band score)
  • Supplemental application

Curriculum

The MPH program requires 42 credits of coursework. The required courses in the degree program are:

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