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Master of Public Health

About the MPH program

Our award-winning Master of Public Health (MPH) curriculum is innovative education at its best! The integrated program begins with cross-disciplinary classes offering relevant practical skills with a collaborative learning structure focusing on health issues populations face. You will learn how to solve real problems gaining a better understanding of the determinants of health, applied methods, epidemiology of diseases, policy and ethics, and interventions.

We offer six MPH concentrations:

  • Environmental Health looks at different factors in our environment and tries to understand their role in the health of individuals and populations.
  • Occupational Safety and Health evaluates and provides interventions to reduce risk of injury and illness using ergonomics, human factors and wellness for future, current and past workers.
  • Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences studies the health characteristics of populations and finds innovative ways to reduce risks and improve community capacity for population health improvement.
  • Epidemiology studies the trends, patterns, and causes related to disease in populations.
  • Biostatistics uses statistical reasoning and methods to address major problems in public health.
  • Health Policy and Management is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the delivery, quality, and costs of health care for individuals and populations.

Admission Requirements 

To be eligible to apply to the MPH programs, applicants must hold a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) from an accredited college or university prior to the start of the program. In addition, please note that the following concentrations enforce a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA requirement.


GPA Requirement

The following programs have a minimum cumulative GPA requirement:

  • Epidemiology: 3.0
  • Biostatistics: 3.0
  • Health Promotion & Community Health Sciences: 2.75

Dates and Deadlines

Application deadlines
Entering Semester Application Deadline Mandatory Orientations First Class Day**
Fall 2021

Feb. 1, 2021  (scholarship eligibility for all applicants)

March 15, 2021 (final deadline for international applicants)

May 1, 2021 (final deadline for domestic/US applicants) 

 

New Students

August 2021 (date TBA)

International Students* 

August 2021 (date TBA)

Online TBA

Face-to-Face TBA

*All new international students must attend a mandatory orientation. More information will be shared via email.
**All incoming MPH program students will be operating on an academic calendar different from other School of Public Health students. Dates will be posted once the academic calendar is finalized.

Cost of Attendance

For cost of attendance including estimated cost of tuition and fees, books & supplies, housing, etc., please visit the Texas A&M Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships website.