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Degree University of Michigan’s Master of Public Health

Address the health challenges of a complex world with a Master of Public Health degree

  • Overview
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    • Provider: University of Michigan
    • Platform: Coursera
    • Length: 20-22 months
    • Cost: $960/credit hour for Michigan residents, and $1060/credit hour for non-Michigan residents*
    • Format: Completely online
    • First class starting: September 3rd, 2019
    • Admission deadline: June 1st, 2019
    • Link to Degree Page: Master of Public Health | Degrees on Coursera
    *Anticipated rates are subject to approval by the Regents of the University of Michigan in June 2019.

    Ranked among the nation’s top schools of public health by US News and World Report, the University of Michigan School of Public Health educates and trains more than 1,000 graduate and undergraduate students each year. The school's interdisciplinary strength of the faculty and curriculum empowers learners to develop innovative solutions to complex health challenges, including chronic and infectious diseases, obesity and food insecurity, health care quality and costs, climate change and environmental determinants of health, and socioeconomic inequalities and their impact on health. Leveraging the flexibility of an online degree, Michigan Public Health prepares you to analyze, communicate, and lay the groundwork for a healthier tomorrow.

    In this degree, you will receive accredited training from top faculty in a variety of public health disciplines for deep foundational understanding. Plus you’ll be able to select from a wide range of specializations for focused expertise, including population health, program planning and evaluation, health analytics, genomics and precision health. This program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.

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    Who is this degree for:
    This degree is for students who have an interest in the complex interplay of social, environmental, economic, political, technological, and social justice forces that shape human health globally and locally. Michigan's program emphasizes application of research methods and foundational public health principles to improve population health outcomes. This degree welcomes learners from varied backgrounds in health professions, health industries, government, and non-government organizations who are looking to advance their career.

    Admissions Requirements
    Applicants for the degree program must have:
    • SOPHAS Application, scheduled to go live January 2, 2019
    • 4-year bachelor's degree conferred from regionally accredited US institution or equivalent (WES ICAP verification for international)
    • SOPHAS Statement of purpose/objectives (1,500 words)
    • Reflective essay (500 words)
    • Resume/CV
    • Letters of recommendation (3)
    • Test Scores: GRE or MCAT

    For more information, visit https://www.coursera.org/degrees/mph-umich

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