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Georgia Southern University

Program in Public Health

Statesboro, GA

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Georgia Southern University

Overview

Georgia Southern University / Program in Public Health is located in Statesboro, GA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH) Biostatistics
Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH) Community health behavior and education
Master of Public Health (MPH) Environmental health sciences
Master of Public Health (MPH) Epidemiology
Master of Public Health (MPH) Health policy and management
Master of Public Health (MPH) Community health education
Master of Public Health (MPH) Biostatistics
Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH) Health policy and management

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 34
Doctoral Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Practicum
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, GMAT, MCAT, LSAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preceptorship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

190
Applied
148
Accepted
89
Enrolled
78%

Applying

135
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st May 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, resume or curriculum vitae
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE, GMAT, MCAT, LSAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, resume or curriculum vitae
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.0, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, resume or curriculum vitae

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 537
TOEFL IBT score: 75
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

216
Total Graduate Students
32%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
67%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.31%
Black or African American 43.98%
White or Caucasian 24%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.39%
Unknown 1.85%

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Rural public health best practices, health disparity elimination, community initiatives to enhance public health, cost effectiveness analysis, epidemiology of rural public health, environmental health issues, health care system assessment, rural health care, health policy and healthcare financing, survival analysis, nonparametric statistics and resampling methods, micro-arrays and genomics, data imputation techniques and clinical trial methodology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
415,747

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 8015
Statesboro, GA  30460
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Greg Evans
Dean
Email: rgevans@georgiasouthern.edu
Phone: 912-478-2674