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Master of Public Health

Student Demographics

My MPH Degree

Mariam Labinjo
develop the necessary knowledge, skill and network required to achieve one of my main goals of being a decision maker. Learn More
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Manisha Bharti
... to gain access to and earn respect from leading public health professionals. Learn More
Greg Tung
... pursue an entirely new career in health policy. Learn More

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Number of MPH Students

Full-time – 207

Part-time\Online – 370

Dual degree\Other – 53

Average Age

Full-time – 29

Part-time\Online – 35

Gender

Female – 64%

Male – 36%

Professional Categories

Approximately 40 percent of the full-time MPH students are physicians, 14 percent are in medical school and 9 percent are nurses.

Approximately 43 percent of our part-time/online students are physicians and 5 percent are nurses.

The professions of our MPH students have become increasingly diverse. Other professions among students – representing approximately 50 percent of the MPH student body – include:

AdministratorLaboratory Scientist
AnthropologistLawyer
AudiologistMedical Assistant
BiologistMedical Officer
BiostatisticianMicrobiologist
Case ManagerNutritionist
CEO of Non-profit OrganizationOptometrist
ChemistParamedic
Clinical Health WorkerPeace Corps Volunteer
Clinical Research CoordinatorPharmacist
Community Health WorkerPhysical Therapist
Computer Systems SpecialistPhysician Assistant
ConsultantPhysicist
DentistPolitical Analyst
Emergency Response SpecialistProgram Administrator/Manager
EngineerPsychologist
Environmental ScientistPublic Health Administrator
EpidemiologistResearch Associate/Assistant
Grants CoordinatorSocial Scientist
Health AnalystSocial Worker
Health EducatorSoftware Engineer
Health Services AdministratorStudy Coordinator
HistorianTeacher
HIV/AIDS Program CoordinatorToxicologist
Infection Control PractitionerTrauma Registrar
International Security AnalystVeterinarian
International Aid WorkerWater Sanitation Coordinator
Journalist 

International Students

Full-time (United States) – 56%

Full-time (Non-United States) – 44%

Part-time\Online (United States) – 74%

Part-time\Online (Non-United States) – 26%

International students have come to the Bloomberg School from the following locations:

AfghanistanIranPoland
AustraliaIraqPortugal
AustriaIrelandRomania
BahamasIsraelRussia
BangladeshItalyRwanda
BelgiumJamaicaSaudi Arabia
BhutanJapanSierra Leone
BotswanaJordanSingapore
BrazilKenyaSomalia
BulgariaKuwaitSouth Africa
Burkina FasoLaosSouth Korea
CambodiaLebanonSpain
CameroonLiberiaSri Lanka
CanadaMadagascarSt. Lucia
ChileMalawiSt. Maarten
ChinaMalaysiaSudan
ColombiaMaliSwaziland
CubaMarshall IslandsSwitzerland
CyprusMexicoSweden
EcuadorMicronesiaTaiwan
EgyptMongoliaTanzania
EnglandMoroccoThailand
EthiopiaMyanmarTrinidad & Tobago
FranceNepalTunisia
GeorgiaNetherlandsTurkey
GermanyNew ZealandTurks & Caicos
GhanaNicaraguaUganda
GreeceNigeriaUnited Arab Emirates
GrenadaNorwayUnited Kingdom
GuatemalaPakistanUzbekistan
HondurasPanamaVenezuela
Hong KongPeruVietnam
IndiaPhilippinesZimbabwe