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Public Health, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
University rank #11 (BCR) Baltimore, MD, United States
The Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree program at the Bloomberg School is designed for the student who already has an MPH or equivalent degree and who intends to pursue a leadership position as a public health professional.
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Overview

Through the integration and application of a broad range of knowledge and analytical skills in leadership, policy, program management and professional communication–coupled with preparation in a specific public health field–graduates of the DrPH program are prepared for either domestic or international careers in public agencies or private sector settings that emphasize improving population health.  

Legacy DrPH students will continue to be supported by the program staff and advisers within the department that houses their respective concentration area. Please consult the departmental websites for each area for additional details related to curriculum, requirements, and specific contact information.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Epidemiological Inference in Public Health
  • Statistical Methods in Public Health 
  • Data Analysis Workshops 
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Health 

For the redesigned DrPH program, the following four concentrations will be available:

  • Environmental Health
  • Health Equity and Social Justice
  • Health Policy and Management
  • Implementation Science

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Sample
  • Personal Statement
  • CV
  • Academic record
  • Unofficial transcripts from all previous college and university study
  • At least two letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1128 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1128 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    1128 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1128 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Baltimore

  • 1240 - 2100 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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