Public health faculty members are experts in many pressing public health concerns such as obesity and diabetes prevention, women’s health, global health, aging and healthy living, and environmental health concerns. The Public Health Sciences major prepares students for entry-level public health positions; graduate programs; and medical, physician assistant, and nursing school.
The Public Health Sciences program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst prepares students for entry-level public health positions; graduate programs; and medical, physician assistant, and nursing school. The major consists of four components: 1) mathematics or statistics course, 2) foundation courses (provide theoretical grounding for later course work), 3) public health core courses and electives, and 4) courses chosen in an area of focus related to public health. The required public health courses are designed to familiarize students with five areas within public health: community health education, health policy and management, environmental health sciences, epidemiology and biostatistics.
- Health Care for All
- My Body, My Health
- Public Health
- Environmental Health Sciences
- Biostatistics for Public Health
- Epidemiology in Public Health
- 48 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A complete Common Application (including the UMass questions)
- Official high school transcript (grades 9 -11) or Secondary School Exams
- Official transcripts for all completed college coursework
- Letter of recommendation
- Application fee of $85 (unable to waive)
- English Language Proficiency Requirements
- (Optional) SAT and/or ACT scores
International39100 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 39100 USD per year during 48 months.
National36964 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 36964 USD per year during 48 months.
In-State16439 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16439 USD per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Amherst Center
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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