Public Health (MPH) Concentration in Health Disparities

Public Health (MPH) Concentration in Health Disparities

Degree: Master of Public Health

Major: Public Health

Program Coordinator

Advisor: Ashley Glenn, 409-880-7014,
Master of Public Health - 42 Hours

This online degree program is an in-depth examination of community health theory, research, and practice in health promotion program assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Program topics include current issues, epidemiology, behavior, and psychosocial and socioeconomic factors and determinants influencing health status.

Admissions Requirements

Candidates for admission to the Master of Public Health must meet all the admission requirements of the College of Graduate Studies.

  1. Candidates must have a 2.5 or greater GPA on a 4.0 scale overall or a 2.75 GPA in the last 60 hours of their undergraduate degree program.
  2. Candidates must satisfy the necessary undergraduate prerequisites as prescribed for a particular area of specialization. All students desiring entrance to the Master programs will receive a review of their prior coursework. In some instances, leveling course work may be required before full admittance to the program of study is granted. Leveling courses may be required if undergraduate course transcripts do not provide sufficient evidence for successful mastery of cognitive and/or practical applied skills and abilities as related to the program of study.
  3. GRE is not required for MPH admissions.

Degree Requirements

  • Candidates for the Master of Public Health in Health Disparities must meet all of the College of Graduate Studies general degree requirements.
  • Twenty-seven semester hours of required curriculum core courses.
  • Nine semester hours of advisor-approved elective courses.
  • Six semester hours of Capstone.