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MPH Program Overview
The University of Arkansas offers a forty two semester credit MPH program that focuses on all areas of the public health field. It provides an in depth look at the promotion and wellness of community health and on preventative measures that can be taken to achieve it. Along with the on-campus classroom time, 135 hours of field experience is required for graduation along with an integration project that utilizes all of the skills learned during the course of the program.
MPH Curriculum and Courses
The forty two hours of credits break down as follows:
• Public health Integration Project – 3 Hours
• Preceptorship in Public Health – 3 Hours
• Core Classes – 18 Hours
• Area of Concentration – 18 Hours
• Elective Courses – 3 Hours
Each student will take the main core classes, six in total. After these core classes are completed the student will have the opportunity to select a specialization area and study further in it. Once that they’ve completed these concentration classes and their elective, they will be able to complete their preceptorship and their integration project.
Students applying for admission into the University of Arkansas MPH program will have to submit several different documents and meet various requirements. Needed for consideration are:
• Undergraduate degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher
• GRE Scores
• Letters of Recommendation
• Personal Statement of Intent
• Completed Application
International students will also have to display that they are proficient in speaking English, and other requirements may exist as well.
MPH Tuition and Financial Aid
Due to the various factors that can influence the overall costs of a tuition, the University of Arkansas has created a survey tool that calculates the various fees and tuition costs one may be charged for their education. It’s available for free on their website. Additionally, financial advisors can help secure loans, scholarships, and grants for most students who qualify for them.