Public Health, MPH

  • Hybrid
  • New York City

Become an innovative global health leader

The Master of Public Health (MPH) program in Global Health Equity is designed to train the next generation of innovative global public health practitioners to assume leadership roles in the identification and elimination of health disparities. The Master of Public Health is an interdisciplinary professional degree program that prepares graduates for a variety of careers that integrate health equity within research and practice. The hybrid modality uses in-person and online formats that are designed to allow for flexibility while leveraging Pace University’s superior location in the heart of New York City. The MPH is delivered in partnership between the College of Health Professions and the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences.

Master of Public Health Program Highlights

  • Unique MPH concentration provides key specialization in Global Health Equity
  • Flexible program blends web-assisted (up to 50% online) and fully online courses
  • Full-time, finish in 16 months; part-time, finish in 2 years
  • Designed for both domestic students and international student visa holders (STEM 3-year F-1 OPT eligible)
  • Electives from a range of disciplines enable students to tailor their program to reflect their interests
  • Flexible practicum experience facilitated by a dedicated team provides real-world connections to the field
  • Rolling admissions for fall and spring entry
  • BS/MPH (4+1) combined program may be declared by students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Health Science
  • Graduate assistantships available to qualified students

Help populations in need realize their potential

This specialized concentration in global health equity provides you with the training needed to partner effectively with communities around the world in the design, implementation, and assessment of evidence-based interventions that aim to reduce health inequities and improve population health. Graduates of the MPH in Global Health Equity will master the application of foundational skills in epidemiology, health policy, social and behavioral determinants of health, biostatistics, environmental health, within an intensive curriculum of specialized courses in social epidemiology, interventions for global health equity, and policy analysis for health equity. You’ll learn innovative approaches to interprofessional leadership from dedicated faculty practitioners. Applied practice and integrated learning experiences will enable you to develop and deliver relevant work products to organizations and to consolidate their training with a capstone project and thesis. The expertise gained within the MPH in Global Health Equity will empower you to use the science of public health to improve the lives of affected communities.

Careers in Public Health

  • Federal, state, and county ministries and departments of health
  • Federal health agencies (e.g., National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Colleges and universities
  • Community-based organizations
  • Not-for-profits
  • Private sector (e.g., hospitals, insurance companies, start-ups)

Admission Requirements 

  • Be a graduate of an accredited baccalaureate program
  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • At least one undergraduate math course
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • English Proficiency Exam (if applicable)
  • No standardized admissions test is required (i.e. GMAT, GRE, Miller Analogy)



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