Master of Public Health (GHA0)

Graduate Program in Public Health
218 Prichard Hall
Marshall University
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
304.696.3743
http://www.marshall.edu/gpph

DIRECTOR:
Dr. William Pewen
pewen@marshall.edu

CURRICULUM:
44 semester hours, including practicum/research option

AREAS OF EMPHASIS OFFERED:
Global and Community Health
Research Evaluation & Policy

CERTIFICATES:
None

NORMAL TIME TO COMPLETE FOR FULL-TIME STUDENT:
21 months

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES:
The Master of Public Health is recognized as the primary professional entry degree for individuals working in public health programs, research and education.  Graduates achieve competency in core disciplines including epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, sociobehavioral health and health systems administration; as well as training in cross-cutting areas such as health informatics and technology, health law, and ethics.  Students select a specialty concentration.

JOBS RELATED TO THIS PROGRAM:
O*NET Job Descriptions, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported median salary, and 2012-2022 projected job growth:
Epidemiologist:                                       $65,270    +10%
Biostatistician                                          $75,560    +27%
Public Health Educator                           $48,790    +21%
Environmental Health Scientist               $63,570    +15%
Medical and Health Service Managers   $88,580    +23%

CURRENT GRADUATE CATALOG:
Pending Fall 2014 – See Program Website for details

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR ADMISSION:  
Rolling admissions apply for Fall 2014 enrollment.
Deadline August 1.

ADMISSIONS TEST REQUIRED:
GRE (Doctoral health professions students may substitute MCAT, PCAT)

PROGRAM LOCATION:
Huntington