Provo, UT 84602
MPH Program Overview
The MPH program at Brigham Young University focuses on training health care professionals for work in the public health field. Grads are capable of evaluating, planning, and implementing various health promotion services in the community or in the workplace. There is a focus on domestic as well as international settings and the overall goal is the ready individuals who can help to reduce preventable disease and injury and improve the overall health situation of the public at large. Fieldwork and class time will be required and the overall program is forty nine credits in length. It covers all areas of the field during that time.
MPH Curriculum and Courses
As mentioned above, there are forty nine credits involved in this program. Seven of these are electives and thirty three are required. Programs involved in the course include the following:
• Foundations of public health and health promotion
• Principles of epidemiology
• Population based health promotion interventions
• Environmental health sciences
• Program planning and evaluation
• Principles of biostatistics
• Survey and research methods
There are also numerous elective courses that can be selected and students can even select electives from different graduate programs. Field experience will also be required during the program.
Admissions into the MPH program at Brigham Young University are less than other schools. A relevant undergrad degree will be required and in some cases certain courses may need to be completed prior to starting the program. Applicable GPAs associated with the schools’ admission guidelines will also need to be maintained as well.
MPH Tuition and Financial Aid
Tuition costs at Brigham Young University are actually influenced by one’s religion. Members of the LDS community will pay 2,880 dollars for full time semesters while a non-LDS member will pay over five thousand dollars. Part time costs are 320 dollars per credit hour for church members and 640 dollars per credit hour for nonmembers. Several financial aid options exist for members and non-members alike.