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Samford University

School of Public Health

Birmingham, AL

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Samford University

Overview

Samford University / School of Public Health is located in Birmingham, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) Health informatics
Master of Science (MS) Nutrition
Master of Public Health (MPH) Public health
Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) Healthcare administration
Master of Social Work (MSW) Social work

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 34

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, MAT
Capstone course
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Capstone course

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

90
Applied
40
Accepted
32
Enrolled
44%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline October 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline May 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Recommendations, resume, personal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
IELTS: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

98
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.04%
Black or African American 14.29%
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.04%
Unknown 6.12%

Gender

Male (6%)
Female (93%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 4
Male (7)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Chronic kidney disease, disasters and vulnerable populations , children's health, obesity, metabolism and diabetes, health policy and health care delivery
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL  35229
United States
Contact Dr. Keith Elder
Dean, School of Public Health
Email: kelder@samford.edu
Phone: 205-726-4655