Women's Studies and Public Health from Stony Brook University is distinct from medicine in both its emphasis on prevention and its focus on populations. One of the hallmarks of our program is that we create a learning environment that emphasizes a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to the root causes of public health problems, while instilling the skills necessary to develop innovative and practical solutions for positive impact.
Students at Women's Studies and Public Health from Stony Brook University will leave with:
- an ecological understanding of the determinants of health – from genetics and behavioral all the way up to environmental and policy factors;
- a systems approach to solving health problems;
- an emphasis on proactively stabilizing and improving health among all populations;
- a thorough understanding and appreciation of the cultural heterogeneity of populations;
- an insistence on accountability, evidence-based practice, and continuous performance improvement;
- an understanding of the medical, dental, and public health systems that address health - including organization, financing, regulation, quality, & effectiveness;
- skills to develop comprehensive health information systems;
- tools to assess, develop, implement, and evaluate policy options;
- the conceptual and analytical tools to prioritize problems and make sound decisions.
- Health Systems Performance
- Human Resources Management in the Health Sector
- Health Finance and Accounting
- Health Governance and Organizational Analysis
- Social & Behavioral Determinants of Health
- Health Operations Management
- Health Law and Compliance
- Health Strategic Planning and Management
- Health Leadership and Change: Comprehensive Capstone Project
- Health Quality and Information Systems Management
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- High School Transcript(s)
- English Proficiency test scores
- Currently hold an F-1, F-2, J-1, or J-2 visa
- First year students or freshman are those still in high school or have completed high school but have not attended college after high school.
- Transfer students are anyone who, after high school graduation, has enrolled in university-level courses either in the US or another country.
- GPA of at least 3.3 for courses required in undergraduate major
- Two letters of recommendation from faculty members in the undergraduate major
- Completion of the MPH online application, using SOPHAS Express, the centralized application for schools and programs in public health, for review by the MPH Admissions Committee
International24990 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24990 USD per year during 72 months.
National24990 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24990 USD per year during 72 months.
In-State7070 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7070 USD per year during 72 months.
Living costs for New York City
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