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Apply today to become a leader in promoting positive health in your community. The Master’s degree in Public Health at A&M-Commerce offers interdisciplinary courses that will enhance your knowledge and decision-making skills in order to assess, plan and oversee public health programs. The program is designed for individuals entering the public health field, current public health officials and those who want to apply public health knowledge to their current profession.

Where It Is Offered Commerce, Online
Duration

2 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery 100% Online
Total Credit Hours

42 hours

Thesis Requirements

Thesis and Non-Thesis tracks available

Public Health (MPH): Big Easy Links

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Public Health (MPH) :: SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN PUBLIC HEALTH

SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN Public Health

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Public Health (MPH):: WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

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What You Will Learn

A Master of Public Health offers the opportunity to:

  • Learn about social determinants of health that influence public health
  • Develop leadership skills to assess, plan and oversee public health programs
  • Engage in hands-on training
  • Gain the ability to plan and implement health promotion programs for diverse communities
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Public Health (MPH) :: Faculty Spotlight

Faculty Spotlight

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Public Health (MPH) :: Careers

Careers

A Master of Public Health can open many opportunities within the public health community.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

Medical and Health Services Manager
$100,980
Social and Community Service Manager
$65,320

US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018

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Public Health (MPH) :: INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Internship opportunities

Internship experience provides a solid foundation for career success. Public health students are required to complete an internship in order to graduate. Internships give students practical work experience with health promotion companies or organizations.

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Public Health (MPH) :: FEATURED COURSES

Featured Courses

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Public Health (MPH):: Course Delivery

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Course Delivery

Our program offers a flexible, 100% online option designed for working professionals.*

*A combination option is offered for international students. Contact the Program Coordinator for more information.

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Public Health (MPH) :: Student Organization

Student Organizations

Phi Pi Delta, the organization for Health and Human Performance majors, provides many advantages for its members.

Benefits of joining Phi Pi Delta:

  • Meet new people that share common interests
  • Network with important people in your field of study
  • Receive financial assistance for attending professional conventions
  • Enjoy social involvement with faculty and other students
    (ex. school activities, homecoming, Texas Rangers games and much more)
  • Gain valuable experience that will help your professional career
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Graduate Program Cost

PROGRAM COSTS

Tuition and fees for graduate students taking nine credit hours are $3,594 for Texas residents and $6,897 for non-residents.

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ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS International/Domestic Tabs

Admission

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Public Health (MPH):: Admission Requirements Domestic

Deadlines

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Your Path to Becoming a Lion

Step 1. Submit Application

Submit your application through ApplyTexas.

  • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application.”
  • Select “Texas A&M University-Commerce (Commerce)” as your “Target University.”

  • Select “Public Health, MPH” as your “Major.”
  • Pay the $50 application fee.

Wait to receive an application confirmation email before proceeding to the next step.

  • After you submit your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email within two business days to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.

Step 2. Submit Documents

Submit the following documents after you receive an application confirmation email.

Official Transcripts

Contact your previous institution(s) and request that they send your official transcripts to [email protected].

  • We recommend that you request transcripts for all of your academic work.

To be considered for admission you must have an awarded undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution with at least a 3.0 overall GPA.

Postal Alternative

If your institution is unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

We will need official/original documents. If those documents are the only copies you have, the Graduate School can mail them back to you upon request. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Two Recommendation Forms

Request two recommenders to complete the recommendation form attesting to the applicant’s readiness and academic performance.

Please email completed forms to [email protected]

Postal Alternative

If you are unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

Statement of Purpose and Objectives

Submit a written narrative describing your past education, experience, professional career objectives and how the Master of Public Health program at A&M-Commerce will help you achieve your professional goals.

Resume or CV

Submit a resume or curriculum vitae (CV) which includes your academic and professional history and achievements.

Test Scores (if required)

You do not need to submit GRE scores if you have a:

  • An awarded bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 3.0 GPA on the last 60 hours or
  • An awarded master’s degree from a regionally accredited university with an overall GPA of at least a 3.25 on the degree.

If you do not meet the GPA exemption criteria, request that your GRE® scores be sent to Texas A&M University-Commerce (6188) when you register for the test. If you have already taken the GRE®, you can order additional score reports.

Look for application updates in myLeo > Apps > Check Application Status

  • Once an admission decision has been made, you will receive an email to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

Step 3. Apply for Financial Assistance

  • Apply for FAFSA and TAFSA financial aid through the state and federal governments during the admission application process. Use code 003565.
  • Apply for outside scholarships once you are admitted to A&M-Commerce.
  • Check your financial aid and scholarship info through myLeo > Student Resources > Financial Aid Information.

Step 4. Register for Classes

Once registration opens and you are eligible to enroll, your graduate enrollment specialist will contact you to complete registration.

  • View your degree plan in DegreeWorks.
  • To register for classes, go to myLeo > Student Resources > Registration Menu.

Contact your graduate enrollment specialist if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

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Public Health (MPH):: International Student Admission Requirements

Deadlines

  • Fall admission consideration: June 1
  • Spring admission consideration: October 15
  • Summer admission consideration: March 15

Your Path to Becoming a Lion

Step 1. Submit Application

Submit your application through ApplyTexas.

  • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application.”
  • Select “Texas A&M University-Commerce (Commerce)” as your “Target University.”

  • Select “Public Health, MPH” as your “Major.”
  • Pay the $75 application fee.

Wait to receive an application confirmation email before proceeding to the next step.

  • After you submit your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email within two business days to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.

Step 2. Submit Documents

Submit the following documents after you receive an application confirmation email.

Official Transcripts

Contact your previous institution(s) and request that they send your official transcripts to [email protected].

  • We recommend that you request transcripts for all of your academic work.

To be considered for admission you must have an awarded undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution with at least a 3.0 or higher overall GPA.

Postal Alternative

If you are unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
2600 S. Neal St.
Commerce Texas 75428

We will need official/original documents. If those documents are the only copies you have, the Graduate School can mail them back to you upon request. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Two Recommendation Forms

Request two recommenders to complete the recommendation form attesting to the applicant’s readiness and academic performance.

Please, email completed forms to [email protected]

Postal Alternative

If you are unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
2600 S. Neal St.
Commerce Texas 75428

Statement of Purpose and Objectives

Submit a written narrative describing your past education, experience, professional career objectives, and how the TAMUC MPH Program will help you achieve your professional goals.

Resume or CV

Submit a resume or curriculum vitae (CV) which includes your academic and professional history and achievements.

Test Scores (if required)

You do not need to submit GRE scores if you have a:

  • An awarded bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 3.0 GPA on the last 60 hours or
  • An awarded master’s degree from a regionally accredited university with an overall GPA of at least a 3.25 on the degree.

If you do not meet the GPA exemption criteria, request that your GRE® scores be sent to Texas A&M University-Commerce (6188) when you register for the test. If you have already taken the GRE®, you can order additional score reports.

English Proficiency

You do not need to submit test scores if you have completed (all years) of a bachelor’s or higher degree from a regionally accredited university in the United States.

Request that your scores from one of the following be sent to Texas A&M University-Commerce:

  • TOEFL (Minimum Scores: IBT 79, or CBT 213, or PBT 550)
  • IELTS (Minimum Score: 6.00 band overall)
  • PTE (Minimum Score: 53 overall or higher)
  • Duo Lingo (Minimum Score: 105)

*Scores must be less than two years old.

Official Sponsor Documents

Submit these documents to the Office of International Programs once you have been admitted

  • Official sponsor statement
  • Bank statement from the sponsor with a balance of at least $26,025 USD which is less than 1 year old

Look for application updates in myLeo > Apps > Check Application Status

  • Once an admission decision has been made, you will receive an email to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

Step 3. Apply for Financial Assistance

Step 4. Register for Classes

Once registration opens and you are eligible to enroll, your graduate enrollment specialist will contact you to complete registration.

  • View your degree plan in DegreeWorks.
  • To register for classes, go to myLeo > Student Resources > Registration Menu.

Contact your graduate enrollment specialist if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

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