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Public Health Sciences

University of Massachusetts Amherst

48 months
Duration
39100 USD/year
36964 USD/year
16439 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
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About

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.

Overview

Undergraduate Program

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Care for All 
  • My Body, My Health
  • Public Health
  • Environmental Health Sciences
  • Biostatistics for Public Health
  • Epidemiology in Public Health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    39100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39100 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    36964 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36964 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    16439 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16439 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Amherst Center

1228 - 2543 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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