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International Health

Master of Science in Public Health

The MSPH training program is intended for students who wish to pursue a professional career in the field of public health. Some prior health and/or international experience is preferable for admission purposes, but not required.

Program requirements consist of a minimum of four academic terms of 64 credits of course work and a practicum in which two terms of 32 credits are earned. Students are admitted directly to one of the department's four program areas:

Admissions criteria and degree requirements vary slightly by program area. The practicum can be a full-time activity of four months duration or a part-time effort extending over a period of up to 12 months.

The Master's Academic Guide contains degree- and program-specific information, competencies, learning objectives, and course requirements.

Additional Master's Options

Concurrent MSPH Option for JHSPH Doctoral students

MSPH students cannot conduct practicums [externship activities] in Kentucky. For more information, please contact Cristina Salazar. Students should also be aware of additional state-specific information for online programs.