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University of Memphis

School of Public Health

Memphis, TN

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University of Memphis

Overview

University of Memphis / School of Public Health is located in Memphis, TN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social and behavioral sciences
Master of Public Health (MPH) Health systems management
Master of Public Health (MPH) Epidemiology
Master of Health Administration (MHA) Public health
Master of Public Health (MPH) Environmental health
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Epidemiology
Master of Public Health (MPH) Biostatistics
Master of Public Health (MPH) Social and behavioral sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Health systems and policy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 56
Doctoral Degrees 4
Other Advanced Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or GMAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Practicum/field experience
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Residency

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

100
Applied
91
Accepted
60
Enrolled
91%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation; letter of intent
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation; personal statement
Additional Entrance Requirements Letter of intent

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

170
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
65%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.53%
Black or African American 28.24%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 10.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.94%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 4
Male (16)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health and medical savings accounts, adoption rates, health informatics, Telehealth technologies, biostatistics, environmental health, epidemiology, health systems management, social and behavioral sciences
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Robinson Hall
Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. Lisa M. Klesges
Dean
Email: lmklsges@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-4501