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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Overview

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston / School of Public Health is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Medicine/Master of Public Health (MD/MPH)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Health (JD/MPH)
Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Public Health (MSN/MPH)
Doctor of Philosophy/Master of Public Health (PhD/MPH)
Master of Social Work/Master of Public Health (MSW/MPH)
Master of Science/Master of Public Health (MS/MPH)
Master of Public Affairs/Master of Public Health (MP Aff/MPH)
Master of Global Policy Studies/Master of Public Health (MGPS/MPH)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Public Health (MBA/MPH)
Doctor of Dental Surgery/Master of Public Health (DDS/MPH)
Master of Public Health (MPH) Biostatistics
Master of Public Health (MPH) Environmental health
Master of Public Health (MPH) Epidemiology
Master of Public Health (MPH) Health promotion/health education
Master of Public Health (MPH) Management, policy and community health
Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH) Health promotion/health education
Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH) Management, policy and community health
Master of Science (MS) Biostatistics
Master of Science (MS) Epidemiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Behavioral science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biostatistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Epidemiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Management, policy and community health
(Certificate) Healthcare management
(Certificate) Health disparities
(Certificate) Maternal and child health
(Certificate) General public health
(Certificate) Genomics and bioinformatics
(Certificate) Public health informatics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 315
Doctoral Degrees 68

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 Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,425
Applied
823
Accepted
423
Enrolled
58%

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 March 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 5
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,138
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.73%
Black or African American 9.31%
White or Caucasian 31%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 15.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 11.6%
Unknown 23.81%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

163
Total faculty
Full-time - 140
Part-time - 23
Male (75)
Female (88)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Chronic and infectious disease epidemiology; health promotion and health education; applied and theoretical biostatistics; healthcare management, policy and economics; environmental and occupational health
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
47,812,476

Location & Contact

Address 1200 Pressler Street
Houston, TX  77030
United States
Contact Dr. Susan Emery
Senior Associate Dean of Academic and Research Affairs
Phone: 713-500-9091

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