Eastern Kentucky University MPH Program

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MPH Program Overview

The MPH Program from Eastern Kentucky University is designed with working professionals in mind.  Those enrolling will be able to take classes on Saturdays, during the evenings, and over the internet in order to effectively fit their classes into their schedules.  There are forty three semester hours involved in the program and it will usually take two to three years to complete.  Completion time depends upon summer attendance and overall schedule.  Additionally, those enrolling in the program will select from one of two different concentrations, which will influence the overall path that their education and their career will take.

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MPH Curriculum and Courses

Those enrolling in the MPH program at Eastern Kentucky University will be required to complete twenty one hours of core requirements and another twenty two hours in their chosen field.  The two specialization options are:

  • Environmental Health Science
  • Community Health Education

Each of these will feature classes that focus on the specifics of the field.  Core curriculum includes:

  • Biostatistics
  • Environmental Health Planning
  • Epidemiology and Risk Management
  • Human Behavior Change
  • Introduction to Environmental Science
  • Research Methods in Environmental Health (or Research Methods in Community Health)

Along with the courses that focus on the two concentration areas, three hours of approved electives must also be taken followed by a capstone course.

MPH Admissions

There are, of course, some requirements for admission into the MPH program.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • 286 combined GRE score
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of objectives
  • Completed MPH Application
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MPH Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition costs for Eastern Kentucky University are around nine thousand dollars per semester for residents and fourteen thousand per semester for nonresidents of the state.  There are numerous financial aid options that exist for you.  An advisor can help you find the right option to pay for your education.

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