Master of Public Health / Health Disparities
Lamar University

Program Details

Lamar University offers the online Master of Public Health with a concentration in Health Disparities. This concentration focuses on the burden of chronic conditions (obesity, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and several forms of cancers) among low socioeconomic populations. Addressing these chronic diseases through culturally appropriate interventions is very critical in bridging the gap. This program trains public health professionals who are skilled in addressing health disparities.

Required Courses in Health Disparities:

  • Health Program Planning and Evaluation in Diverse Communities
  • Research Methods in Health Education in Diverse Populations
  • Foundations of Health Education in Diverse Communities
  • US and International Health Disparities

% Online

100% Online

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent