The Master of Public Health focusing on Public Health Practice is a general concentration degree. Aimed at working healthcare and public health professionals, the program from University of Massachusetts-Amherst provides students the opportunity to design a degree that meets their career goals or interests.
The curriculum includes several research courses, a practicum, and a Capstone project. Students can take from one to three courses per semester. And should life get busy, it is easy to take a semester off.
The program serves healthcare professionals, particularly those working as:
- Doctors and nurses
- Registered dieticians and nutritionists
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Massachusetts-Amherst is accredited by:
New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.75 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsGRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Applicants should have at least 3 years of professional, full-time experience in either public health or health care.