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Public and Community Health

Medical College of Wisconsin

36 months
Duration
1250 USD/credit 37500 USD/year
1250 USD/credit 37500 USD/year
1250 USD/credit 37500 USD/year
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About

The Public & Community Health PhD program at MCW, the first of its kind in Wisconsin, provides you with advanced public health training that creates opportunities for original, independent research that focuses on relevant public health issues. Our innovative curriculum features essential components of public health and community health improvement through participation and partnership.

Overview

Medical College of Wisconsin's Institute for Health & Equity offers the first PhD program of its kind in Wisconsin and one of very few nation-wide with the purpose of transforming the research paradigm in public and community health by integrating the rigors of traditional public health sciences with the essential components of community health improvement through participation and partnership. This program is now offered in both a part-time and full-time format.

PhD Program Goals

  • Educate graduates who will conduct original research, impact policy development and become future faculty scholars with public and community health expertise.
  • Emphasize integrated, interdisciplinary approaches to address important public and community health issues.

Capitalize on the diverse strengths of health sciences, population health, medicine, nursing and the social and behavioral sciences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethics and Integrity in Science
  •  Research Ethics Discussion Series 
  •  Community Health Improvement I: Foundations of Public and Community Health 
  • Community Health Improvement II: Health Disparities and Underlying Determinants of Health 
  •  Health and Medical Geography
  •  Infectious Disease Epidemiology
  •  Survey Research Methods 
  • PhD Public and Community Health Doctoral Dissertation

For more information, please visit the program website. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
3.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Present evidence of capacity for graduate study in public health
  • Have a strong foundation in the quantitative, behavioral and biological sciences, regardless of undergraduate major
  • Provide a carefully constructed personal statement describing research interests, career goals and reasons for interest in graduate school
  • Other indicators of a commitment to a graduate program, which are carefully weighed in the admissions process, include participation in public health research, particularly mentored research programs, and related professional and life experiences
  • If students have an undergraduate degree in public health, they automatically meet the requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    37500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • In-State

    37500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Milwaukee

1066 - 1767 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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