Master of Public Health: Community Health Education

College of Health Sciences
Master of Public Health: Community Health Education

Degree Options:

  •  Community Health

Who Would be Interested in This Program?

  • Those with an interest in creating healthy places to live, work, and play.
  • Those with an interest in promoting community change.
  • Those with a background in public health, health sciences, or health administration.
  • Those who want to enhance their application to medical schools or other professional programs.
  • Those seeking a promotion at current place of employment in a public health/clinical health setting.

What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of 2.5 or better;
  • Combined score of at least 291 on the verbal and quantitative components of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or a score of 380 on Miller Analogies Test (MAT). MAT & GRE are waived if undergraduate GPA is 3.0 or last 60 hours is 3.2;
  • Submission of graduate school application and related fee;
  • Submission of MPH Program application;
  • Submission of statement of personal and professional objectives (1.5-2 pages);
  • Submission of three letters of recommendation from employers or previous professors;
  • (For International applicants) TOEFL score of at least 580 for paper-based test and 237 for the computer-based version.

Where Are Recent Graduates of the Program Employed?

  • Tennessee Primary Care Association
  • Local and District Health Department- Health Educator
  • Regional Epidemiologists
  • Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center
  • Kentucky Department of Public Health
  • Peace Corps

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