SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN Public Health
Participate in programs that empower you with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in a variety of health care settings. The School of Nursing and Health Sciences is dedicated to providing the resources you need for success.
Enjoy the opportunity to learn under award-winning faculty. Our instructors have the knowledge and passion necessary to help you succeed.
Foster your education with a space designed for innovation and collaboration. Our new Nursing and Health Science Building features state-of-the-art facilities and equipment to provide you with an unmatched educational experience.
Our faculty will help you tackle complex challenges and discover comprehensive solutions with hands-on research in the classroom and beyond.
A Master of Public Health can open many opportunities within the public health community.
Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries
US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018
Internship experience provides a solid foundation for career success. Public health students are required to complete an internship in order to graduate. Internships give students practical work experience with health promotion companies or organizations.
A study of necessary skills for the development, delivery and evaluation of health programs to targeted populations. Courses of study, workshop planning and special programs will be developed for appropriate target group.
A focus on current health issues facing the world community. An epidemiological approach will be used in studying the causes and distribution of health-related states and events in specified populations and the application of this information to the prevention and/or control of health problems.
An examination of the contributions of psychological research performed to the understanding, prevention and treatment of a variety of health concerns. The biopsychosocial model of health and illness will be emphasized. Social, emotional, behavioral, biological and spiritual factors that influence health in a global environment will be explored.
Graduate Program Cost
Tuition and fees for graduate students taking nine credit hours are $3,669 for Texas residents and $7,341 for non-residents.