University of Alaska Anchorage MPH Program

3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-1800

MPH Program Overview

The MPH Program from the University of Alaska Anchorage provides a solid education in the field of public health and also faces unique looks at the challenges inherent to the circumpolar north, Alaska, and the nation or the entire world in general. Those enrolling in the program will master the skills needed to research and analyze the specific challenges facing populations and develop and implement policies and programs to help improve overall public health. The program is a campus based program that focuses on giving those with a background in the field the ability to further their careers and education.

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MPH Curriculum and Courses

There are several different core courses that make up the bulk of the program. These core classes include:

• Biostatistics and Epidemiology
• Health Management and Policy
• Occupational Health
• Environmental Health
• Health Education and Behavioral Sciences

Along with these core programs, there are also several different programs that will help to enhance one’s understanding of the program as a whole. These include:

• Program Evaluation
• Circumpolar Health Issues
• Management of Public Health Emergencies and Disasters
• Research Methods
• A Capstone project is also required.

MPH Admissions

There are several different requirements for acceptance into the program. These include all of the standard Master’s Degree requirements and other university requirements for admission, but additionally students must:

• Submit a resume or CV
• Submit an Essay on their goals from the program
• Submit one or more professional writing samples
• Submit transcripts showing that they hold a bachelor’s or higher degree and that they have a 3.0 GPA
• Submit documents showing a 2.0 or higher score in a statistics course.

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MPH Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition costs for attendance in the MPH program are based on per-credit figures of between 200 and 383 dollars for residents and 615 to 783 for nonresident students. A variety of grants, scholarships, loans, and financial programs can help to offset the costs of this program.

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