MPH in Public Health (DA only)

DePaul University - ISC, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

June 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 35,597

Course Accredited By

HLC

  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 7% scholarship
The Master of Public Health (MPH) program provides a collaborative, applied approach to public health education, focusing on health promotion and disease prevention to vulnerable populations. Gain the knowledge and practical skills to become an effective public health leader and solve problems to reduce health disparities.
Choose from one of two concentrations:

Community health practice: Assess a community’s health needs and design, implement and evaluate interventions that address those needs.
Social epidemiology: Use biostatistics and epidemiology to inform research, policy and intervention efforts aimed at eliminating health inequalities.
Courses are offered on weekday evenings at DePaul’s Loop Campus. This program can be completed in two years.

Enrollment Cycles

  • June 2022
  • September 2022

 Entry requirements

  Postgraduate
  Standard GPP: 2-Quarter

  • TOEFL (iBT) 70 overall
  • IELTS 6.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 48-52
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo 95
  • Graduate GPA Requirements: GGP: 2.8 for Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (2.5 for MS Business Analytics); 2.5 for College of Computing and Digital Media;
    Up to 12 credits toward degree

Extended GPP: 3-Quarter

  • TOEFL (iBT) 60 overall
  • IELTS 5.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 44-47
  • Pearson Versant NOT ACCEPTED
  • Duolingo 90
  • Graduate GPA Requirements: GGP: 2.8 for Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (2.5 for MS Business Analytics); 2.5 for College of Computing and Digital Media;
    Up to 12 credits toward degree

Pre-Sessional English: 1-Quarter Extended GGP

  • TOEFL (iBT) 55 overall
  • IELTS 5.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 42-43
  • Pearson Versant 61-64 (no subscore below 37)
  • Duolingo 85
  • Graduate GPA Requirements: GGP: 2.8 for Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (2.5 for MS Business Analytics); 2.5 for College of Computing and Digital Media;
    Up to 12 credits toward degree

Pre-Sessional English: 2-Quarter Extended GGP

  • TOEFL (iBT) 50 overall
  • IELTS 4.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 37-41
  • Pearson Versant 58-60 (no subscore below 35)
  • Duolingo 80
  • Graduate GPA Requirements: GGP: 2.8 for Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (2.5 for MS Business Analytics); 2.5 for College of Computing and Digital Media;
    Up to 12 credits toward degree

Pre-Sessional English: 3-Quarter Extended GGP

  • TOEFL (iBT) 40 overall
  • IELTS 4.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 30-36
  • Pearson Versant 47-57
  • Duolingo 70
  • Graduate GPA Requirements: GGP: 2.8 for Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (2.5 for MS Business Analytics); 2.5 for College of Computing and Digital Media;
    Up to 12 credits toward degree

Pre-Sessional English: 4-Quarter Extended GGP

  • TOEFL (iBT) 32 overall
  • IELTS 3.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) Not Accepted
  • Pearson Versant 36-46
  • Duolingo 65
  • Graduate GPA Requirements: GGP: 2.8 for Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (2.5 for MS Business Analytics); 2.5 for College of Computing and Digital Media;
    Up to 12 credits toward degree

Course Requirements
Required Core Courses (7 Courses, 22 Credit Hours)
MPH 501 - Introduction To Public Health 4
MPH 502 Introduction To Epidemiology 4
MPH 503 Introduction To Environmental Health 4
MPH 511 Health And Behavior Theory 4
MPH 541 Biostatistics 4
MPH 600 Preparation For Public Health Practice 1
MPH 699 Public Health Practicum 1


Concentration Courses (7 Courses, 28 Credit Hours)
The list of courses required for each concentration can be found under "Concentration Requirements."


Elective Courses (2 Courses, 8 Credit Hours)
Two elective courses, comprising eight credit hours, are required. Students are encouraged to select elective courses that align with their public health interests and career objectives. In addition to the MPH elective courses listed below, students should consider other graduate-level courses at DePaul. A student who chooses to take a course outside of MPH for elective credit must produce a brief rationale for the choice, discussing its relevance to the field of public health and the student’s course of study. Students must receive approval from the Program Director before enrolling in elective courses outside the MPH program.

MPH 515 Public Health Ethics And Policy 
MPH 551 Global Health Inequities 
MPH 552 Maternal And Child Health 
MPH 553 Public Health  And Forced Migration 
MPH 554 Global Public Health Practice 
MPH 556 Women's Health
MPH 558 Qualitative Methods In Public Health
MPH 559 Violence ANID Public Health  
MPH 595 Special Topics In Public Health 
MPH 599 Independent Study IN Public Health 


Practicum requirements
Students complete their practicum field experience during their last year in the program. Students are required to commit to 8-10 hours per week to their practicum site, for a minimum of 250 hours over the course of the nine-month placement. Students are required to be physically onsite at the agency for the majority of these hours providing students with a structured and integrated application of their coursework.
Capstone Thesis
During the practicum, students work on a project that address a need or fills a gap at their practicum site. The project serves as the foundation for the capstone thesis, which is developed over a three-course sequence that runs concurrently with the practicum. Students must receive a passing grade on their capstone thesis in order to complete the program and obtain their MPH degree.
 

Graduate 

Extended GGP (3 quarter) $22,269 CDM (College of Computing and Digital Media) $24,921 KGSB (Kellstadt Graduate School of Business) 

Standard GGP (2 quarter) $18,566 CDM (College of Computing and Digital Media)

 $21,212 KGSB (Kellstadt Graduate School of Business)

 Pre-Sessional English (1-2 Quarters) $3,703 per quarter 

Direct Admission (varies by program) $21,859 - $35,597

 Estimated Room, Board & Fees $11,251 - $16,877

 Graduate Pathway Scholarship available upto $4,000 

Graduate Direct Admission Scholarships available upto $5,000 KGSB (Kellstadt Graduate School of Business)

 *Direct Admission Scholarship is available in each year.

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