University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston MPH Program

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MPH Program Overview

The University of Texas Medical Branch offers a MPH program that is available full time or part time. It’s also offered in a dual degree program that allows students to earn an MD and MPH simultaneously or a PhD/MPH dual degree. The program is campus based and is designed for medical professionals who want to earn an advanced degree that will prepare them for roles in evidence based preventative medicine or public health positions in the public or private sector. It’s a fully accredited program.

MPH Curriculum and Courses

This MPH Program involves 42 credit hours and includes a capstone or thesis program at the end of the program as well as public health practice experience. There are several required courses that make up the core curriculum including:

• Introduction to Epidemiology
• Health Policy and Management
• Prevention and Public Health
• Ethics
• Biostatistics
• Environmental Health and Toxicology
• Health Promotion Social and Behavioral Approaches
• Public Health Law or Advanced Business Management
• Epidemiological Methods

After completion of these programs various electives will need to be completed to fill out the remaining credit hour requirements.

MPH Admissions

Admission into the MPH program here is only open to fellows, residents, and faculty who hold doctoral degrees or to UTMB students who are currently enrolled in PhD or MD programs. More information on the additional requirements can be found through the school’s website.

MPH Tuition and Financial Aid

Overall tuition costs for the University of Texas Medical Branch are 6,052 dollars per semester for instate students and 15,442 for nonresidents. Many students finance their education through credit cards, external finance companies, or installment plans available from the college. Scholarships, grants, and loans may also be available to certain students who qualify. Over ninety percent of students who applied for financial received it over the last several years.


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