Admission Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree from an accredited university with a minimum "“good" “standing.
  • A Bachelor specialty in general medicine, dentistry, nursing, one of the medical professions, or other specialties related to public health (such as nutrition, statistics, engineering, environment, management, economics, education, sociology, or psychology).
  • Passing ICPH’s English proficiency examination.
  • Work experience in a field related to public health is preferred.

Graduation Requirements

The Master in Public Health is awarded upon successful completion of at least 36 credit hours divided as follows:

A. Core Courses (16 credit hours) for all students

  • HLTH 623   Classical Epidemiology
  • HLTH 627   Communication and Training Skills I
  • HLTH 6301 Social Epidemiology
  • HLTH 632   Health Planning and Management
  • HLTH 633   Research Methods and Data Collection
  • HLTH 634   Health Statistics

B. Elective courses (14 credit hours) from the following courses

  • HLTH 622 Management of Resources in the Health System
  • HLTH6201 Principles of Primary Health Care
  • HLTH 625 Advanced Classical and Social Epidemiology
  • HLTH 626 Family Health
  • HLTH 628 Introduction to Environmental Health
  • HLTH 629 Communication and Training Skills II
  • HLTH 635 Health Policy and Planning
  • HLTH 636 International Health Systems
  • HLTH 637 A Public Health Approach to Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases
  • HLTH 721 Health and Society
  • HLTH 722 Gender and Health
  • HLTH 723 Special Topics
  • HLTH 724 Health Financing Policies
  • HLTH 733 Health Economics
  • HLTH 734 Selected Topics
  • HLTH 735 Population and Development

C. Successful completion of one of the following tracks (6 credit hours)

  • Track A: (Thesis HLTH860): This option requires the successful completion of a thesis within the domain of public health (including HLTH633).
  • Track B: (HLTH 830 and HLTH 831): This option requires the successful completion of two seminars within the domain of Public Health and passing of the Comprehensive Oral Exam