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Applied Health Sciences - MPH & MSHA programs

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL

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Details at a Glance

  • School Type

    grad Public

Degrees Offered

MPH - Master of Public Health (Epidemiology concentration)
MPH - Master of Public Health (Health Behavior and Promotion concentration)
MSHA - Master of Science in Health Administration

Our Program

Our nationally accredited programs offer the combined benefit of small cohorts with the resources and opportunities of a leading research university.

The Master of Public Health degree offers two concentrations: Epidemiology and Health Behavior & Promotion. The MPH-Epidemiology program focuses on understanding the distribution and determinants of disease. In addition to foundational public health learning, coursework includes analytical epidemiology, applied epidemiology, computer packages in health research, and advanced biostatistics. The MPH Health Behavior & Promotion concentration focuses on understanding health behavior, health inequities, and planning and implementing interventions to improve population health. In addition to foundational public health learning, coursework includes chronic disease prevention, cultural competency, and health program evaluation. Contact the MPH program at mph-admissions@ahs.illinois.edu.

The Master of Science in Health Administration trains future leaders in healthcare with foundational learning in the business of healthcare management. Coursework includes economics, finance, operations, quality improvement, and strategic planning. Contact the MSHA program at MSHA@ahs.illinois.edu.

Admissions

Requirements

  • checkbox-alt Certified Academic Transcripts
  • checkbox-alt Personal Statement
  • checkbox-alt 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • checkbox-alt GRE (optional)
  • checkbox-alt TOEFL/IELTS (most international applicants)

Application Deadline

All programs enroll for Fall admission only

March 1st - Priority deadline for scholarship consideration for international and domestic students

March 1st - Final deadline for international applicants

May 1st - Final deadline for domestic applicants

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