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MPH Program Overview
The MPH program from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine provides a way for students who are attending medical school or who are currently employed to earn their degree through the program. Graduates can enter the public health field in areas of management, research, or practice and there are job opportunities in nearly every area of medicine. There are several different concentration tracks that one can choose to follow which will dictate the overall direction of their career and of their classwork in general. This is a campus based program with few online options, if any.
MPH Curriculum and Courses
As mentioned above there are many different concentration areas that one can choose to follow if they enroll in this program. These concentration areas include:
• Global Health
• General Public Health
• Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
• Outcomes Research
• Occupational and Environmental Medicine Track
Along with the specific classes that each program will involve, there are numerous shared courses that make up the core curriculum of each of the programs involved.
Those applying for the program must have degrees in medicine, nursing, or other similar professions. There may be instances where a degree is not needed, but an interview with the program director will need to be completed. In any rate, those applying must have a bachelor’s degree from a fully accredited college. They also must meet various academic standards as dictated by the admissions board.
MPH Tuition and Financial Aid
The cost of the MPH program is dictated on a per-credit basis instead of on an overall tuition charge. The current costs are around 772 dollars per course credit, but that number could increase over time. Other fees may also be assessed. Those enrolling in the program can access numerous options for financial aid including things like loans, grants, or scholarship opportunities. Financial advisors can help you locate the right aid options for you.