Bengaluru , November 17th, 2016: Missouri State University (MSU), long-established university of mid-west US, has invited applications for its Masters Program – Masters of Science in Public Health(MPH). The Missouri State University’s Master’s degree in Public Health prepares students for a variety of jobs,leadership and advancement within chosen agency.Master’s degree in Public Health also equips students with the skills necessary for protecting the health of the community.
Elaborating on the program, Col (R) Stephen H Robinette, Associate Vice President – International Programs at Missouri State University said, “The goal of the Missouri State University Master of Public Health (MPH) program is to prevent disease, promote health, and protect the well-being of the public through education, research and service.
The Master of Public Health (MPH) Program consists of 42 semester hours and is tailored to meet the needs of individuals working in or planning to work in a public health profession.This program builds the foundation for careers in chronic disease prevention, environmental health, public safety and much more.Students in the program gain knowledge and skills in the five core areas basic to public health: biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health sciences, health services administration, and the social and behavioral sciences.
“Earning your Master of Public Health at Missouri State's CEPH accredited program will build the skills you need to work in governmental or international organizations. Post graduates have found careers in everything from disease outbreak investigation to food safety inspection to providing essential health services for displaced populations,” addedCol (R) Stephen H Robinette., while explaining about the credibility of the programme and eligibility criteria for admissions.
Why choose MPH at MSU
At Missouri State University, Public Health students take a hands-on approach to learning.
· Students will be able to identify and apply appropriate statistical methods to analyze and describe a public health problem.
· Theywill be able to use epidemiologic methods to analyze patterns of disease and injury and discuss application to control problems.
· Studentswill be able to understand the relationship between environmental factors and community health; discuss remediation for environmental health problems.
· Studentswill be able to demonstrate the ability to apply principles of leadership, policy development, budgeting and program management in the planning, implementation and evaluation of health programs for individuals and populations.
· Studentswill be able to address behavioural, social and cultural factors that impact individual and population health and health disparities over the life course.
The curriculum facilitates a combination of quality teaching, with experience through internship and service-learning opportunities to promote faculty involvement and to provide vital job skills.
Who can apply?
· Graduate Record Exam (GRE) test scores.Official scores from the GMAT from within the last 5 years may be submitted in lieu of the GRE.
· Submission of the Graduate College application and related fee.
· A 300-400 word personal statement of professional goals.
· Three letters of recommendation from employers or professors (current or recent) who can speak to the abilities of the student to succeed in graduate education.
· Voluntary or salaried work experience in one or more health or social service settings is highly desirable but not required.
· Submission of TOEFL of 79 or 6.0 banded IELTS score in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking official test score.
Date of commencement:
The session of the program will start in the first week of August 2017. Last date to submit completed applications is1stApril 2017.
18 to 24 months
The tuition fees for undergraduate courses are US $12000 and for graduate courses is US $10,000, per year.
About Missouri State University:Missouri State University, Missouri, USA established in the year 1905, MSU is the second-largest university in Missouri with over 23,000 students currently studying out of which 1,500 are international students representing over 85 countries worldwide. The Princeton University reviewed it as ‘The Best in the Midwest distinction’. MSU has a world-class faculty with over 90% faculty holding a terminal degree in their field of study. The university comprises of a school of agriculture, a graduate college and six academic colleges namely, College of Arts & Letters, College of Business, College of Health & Human Services, College of Humanities & Public Affair, College of Natural & Applied Sciences and College of Education. MSU provides state-of-the-art facility for its students which include on-campus residence halls and dining centers, a student union, a world-class library, a brand new recreational centre and dedicated academic facilities. Both on-campus and off-campus housing facilities are available at MSU.