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MPH Program Overview
Those looking to enhance their medical career will find a lot to love about the MPH program from Drexel University. This program is a full time program that will be completed within four years. Its structure is based on a quarterly basis and features a total credit hour count of sixty four credits. It’s one of the most in-depth, full spectrum programs in the MPH world. It also requires students to be on-site for many of the classes. While some basic courses may be available online, the majority of this program involves in-class courses that highlight the different facets of public health completely.
MPH Curriculum and Courses
The program is designed so that after the first year is completed a public health major will be chosen. This is the concentration area the student will enroll in and will dictate the overall direction of their career after graduation. These concentration areas include the following.
- Epidemiology and Biostatistics
- Health Management and policy
- Environmental and Occupational Health
- Community Health and Prevention
Each specialization will feature classes that are specific to it as well as the core curriculum that is shared by all students enrolled in the MPH program.
Admissions will vary depending on whether or not the student enrolls in the executive MPH program or the full time MPH program. Either way, students will have to turn in:
- An essay on the program and their part in it
- Their resume
- Three letters of recommendation (two if applying for the executive MPH)
- All official transcripts from colleges and universities
- GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT exam scores, depending on circumstances.
MPH Tuition and Financial Aid
Tuition fees for Drexel University’s MPH program run around one thousand dollars per credit hour, or just over three thousand dollars per class. There are also various fees that may be assessed. Loans, scholarships, and grants are all available to help cover the costs and a financial advisor can help point you towards the best ones.