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The Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) prepares students for professional leadership roles in public health by immersion into an innovative academic and applied learning experience designed for working professionals. Throughout your coursework, you will develop the values, traits, knowledge, and competencies required by emergent professional public health leaders. The program will give participants a comprehensive overview of health systems, epidemiology, Life Course (LCT) theory, developmental origins of health and disease (DOHaD), the epigenetic theory of disease transmission, social determinants of health, and disease control. This program can be completed in as few as 12 months.

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Program Details

Standard Completion Time:

Full-time | 12 months | in-person | Two 8-week classes at a time

Part-time | 24 months | in-person | One 8-week class at a time

(In-person classes held in the evening)

Program Credits: 44

Cost Per Credit: $895

Start Terms

  • October 24, 2022
    In person only
  • February 27, 2023
    In person only

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Program Highlights

  • Capstone project combining research and the full education experience
  • Exam-free curriculum: grades based on papers, presentations, and projects
  • Pre-admission tests not required (GMAT, GRE)
  • Applied learning: coursework can be applied immediately to work
  • Students receive a FREE student membership to the New York State Public Health Association (NYSPHA)
  • Flexible schedule: students can choose to take one or two classes every eight weeks
  • Preparation for Six Sigma Yellow Belt and Project Management Certifications
  • Advanced standing option available for Roberts business graduates with a qualifying GPA

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Job Titles

  • Health Educator
  • Public Health Officer
  • Epidemiologist
  • Biostatistician
  • Environmental Health Director
  • Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Nonprofit Coordinator
  • Nonprofit Executive Director
  • Healthcare Consultant
  • Research
  • Public Policy
  • Public Health Project Manager


    • Federal, State, & Municipal Government Agencies
    • Community public health agencies
    • Consulting firms
    • Research organizations
    • Universities Hospitals, & Nonprofits
    • International/Overseas Health organizations
    • Counseling centers
    • Nutritional education organizations
    • Industrial firms

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