The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree is designed to be an interdisciplinary, professional degree in public health. The MPH Program provides opportunities for students to obtain broad knowledge and basic skills in the core areas of public health. Students are able to acquire proficiency in one or more specialized areas through advanced coursework, and gain experience in applying advanced knowledge to the solution of actual health problems in community settings during internship training.
Health Services Administration
This concentration offers a combination of public health and health care administration classes that provides you with a multifaceted understanding of the administrative and business aspects of health care. The curriculum is comprised of specifically targeted courses, with a goal to graduate highly qualified health care administrators. Use the skills learned in the curriculum to pursue leadership roles in both governmental and non-governmental settings.
Tucson or Phoenix Campus
The campus-based offering of the MPH in Health Services Administration is well suited for students who are excited to enroll in courses that utilize a combination of online and classroom style teaching modalities. Some courses are delivered online and others in a classroom setting and video conferenced between both Phoenix and Tucson campuses.
The Online Master of Public Health in Health Services Administration is designed for working professionals to be completed to two calendar years. Coursework is 100% online, and students complete one course every seven and a half weeks. Students have the opportunity to complete an immersive year-long internship, while enrolled in concentration-specific courses.
Arizona's first and only accredited college of public health, the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health is uniquely situated in the culturally rich and diverse Southwest. Distinguished for our outstanding community-based research and for our focus on eliminating health disparities among populations of the Southwest and globally, the UA Zuckerman College of Public Health offers tremendous opportunities to its students for education, research and community involvement.
The College of Public Health's interdisciplinary activities are enhanced by being part of the Arizona Health Sciences Center with campuses in Tucson and Phoenix. The College consistently ranks among the top five in American Indian and Hispanic graduates and students enrolled among accredited schools of public health, according to recent data from the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health. In addition, the University of Arizona is one of only 62 members in the Association of American Universities, a prestigious organization that recognizes universities that have developed exceptionally strong overall research and academic programs.
Applications should be submitted through SOPHAS, the centralized application service for accredited schools and programs of public health, at www.sophas.org. With a supplemental application completed through The University of Arizona's Graduate College at http://grad.arizona.edu.
Tucson or Phoenix applicants
International Students - Tests of English Proficiency
International applicants are required by the UA Graduate College to submit a TOEFL score of 90 on the iBT (web-based) test. For students who take the IELTS examination, an overall score of 7 is required, with a score of no less than 6 on any individual band or module. TOEFL and IELTS test scores must be dated within two years of the year of enrollment.
SOPHAS TOEFL Scores - Code 5688
SOPHAS IELTS Scores - Code SOPHAS
Federal Financial Aid https://financialaid.arizona.edu/graduate-students
Applicants to the Tucson or Phoenix Campus - Fall admission
Applicants to the Online MPH Program
ETS Code 0616
REQUIRED CORE COURSES (16 units)
REQUIRED CONCENTRATION COURSES (26 credits)