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Public Health, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

Overview

The Public Health program of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences prepares students to begin their meaningful career or continue their education at the graduate level.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Bachelor of Science in Public Health Program is to use guidance from the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, the Council on Education for Public Health, and the American Association of Colleges and Universities to assist students in developing the necessary skills to apply public health principles of health promotion and disease prevention to their future career or graduate school placement. This mission recognizes the vast opportunity for the application of public health skills across a wide array of experiences, both educational and occupational. The program further aims to impart a “Culture of Public Health” that provides guiding principles by which students frame their discussions, actions, and future endeavors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    123 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Biology I Laboratory
  • Biology I: Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Principles
  • Expository Writing
  • Calculus
  • Biology II: Biology of Organisms (w/ lab)

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Official high school transcript
  • Official score report from one of the following: SAT, ACT, TOEFL, IELTS, EPE (English Proficiency Exam, the MCPHS on-campus test)
  • One letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33600 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33600 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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  • per credit hour: 1,235 USD 

Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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