Florida A&M University Online MPH

Florida A&M University Online MPH
Institute of Public Health

The Florida A&M University (FAMU) in Tallahassee is recognized as one of the leading institutions producing African American public health professionals in the US. The FAMU online MPH program offered through the highly respected Institute of Public Health has been designed to enable students to progress rapidly and improve their

The FAMU MPH, which guarantees the basic public health competencies and a strong focus on public health practice, was the first accredited public health program in North Florida. It is also the first MPH degree that has been offered online by FAMU. The university also offers some impressive employment associations and connections that help graduates get excellent jobs once they have graduated. These include the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that is considered to be the nation’s foremost public health agency, the US Congress, and the Florida Department of Health.

The FAMU online MPH program requires 50 course hours – or five semesters – for students studying full-time. Part time students study two courses at a time. In both cases, the practicum is completed at the end of the program. Learning material is supplied via video lectures and streaming audio and all students are given free access to leading statistical analysis software, SAS. Support is available during specified virtual office hours.

The course includes a research assignment that is tailored to whichever public health areas of interest appeal to each student. It also enables students to take full advantage of their current work situation for the assignment. The program as a whole allows students to progress rapidly from internships to advanced job opportunities.

Applicants are required to hold a recognized bachelor’s degree, and to have completed at least three years of professional healthcare or public health work experience. In addition, all applicants must demonstrate their academic potential, demonstrating a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 and/or a graduate record examinations (GRE) score of 150 in both quantitative and verbal reasoning. Applicants who don’t already hold a terminal degree are obliged to take the standardized GRE test.

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Avg # of Acceptances 49%

Online MPH Program Information

Program Length 5 Semesters Full-time, or Part-time taking two courses per session, in sequence.
Admission Information Check http://www.famu.edu/index.cfm?admissions&DeadlineDates for applicable deadline dates.
GPA 3
GRE Information 150;150
Tuition 50 Credit hours at $650 Per Credit Hour, Program Total $32,500. Other fees apply
Program Type Online
Program Options Full-Time, Part-Time
Admission Deadlines Spring: Nov. 1st deadline, International Students: August 1st.
Summer: March Fall Priority: For aid apply by February 1st. Early decision April 1st, Regular deadline: June 1st. International Students applying for F-1 visa, must apply to the school also by Feb 15th.

Available Concentrations

Environmental and Occupational Health

Available Tracks Environmental and Occupational Health
Number of Credits Required 50 Total Semester Hours
Disclaimers and Notes Full-time is five semesters, part-time students take two courses at a time, in sequence. The practicum is completed at the end of the program.

General Masters In Public Health

Available Tracks General Masters In Public Health
Number of Credits Required 50 Credit Hours
Disclaimers and Notes Full-time is five semesters, part-time students take two courses at a time, in sequence. The practicum is completed at the end of the program.

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