What will I learn?

The Master of Public Health (MPH) is a multi-disciplinary professional degree program designed to provide graduate level practical training in areas specializing in delivering public health practice. The degree is offered in all core disciplines of public health; epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental and occupational health, health policy and management, and health promotion and community health sciences. The Master of Public Health is a non-thesis degree program that has culminating experiences as part of the degree requirements. Students will participate in a practicum demonstrating overall public health problem solving skills and a capstone class.

Credit Requirement

A minimum of 45 hours of coursework is required for the Master of Public Health degree. To demonstrate integration and application of subject matter learned and the development of written and oral communication skills, a student will be required to take SOPH 680 as part of the culminating experience requirement to graduate. Concentration and elective courses vary among the core disciplines and will be addressed during advising and creation of the degree plan. Electives may be taken upon approval/advice from the student’s assigned advisor and will be listed by rubric, section, and description in the degree plan.

Which department am I in?

School of Public Health

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 45 hours)

Tuition fees
$14,752.00 (10,95,152) per year
Application deadline

Expected March 2022

Start date

Expected August 2021


School of Public Health

212 Adriance Lab Road,



77843, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Other English Language Requirements: TOEFL score of 600 (paper test); PTE Academic score of 68.

For international students

An individual with a baccalaureate degree or a physician licensed to practice medicine in the United States may apply for admission to the program. No coursework prerequisites exist for making a successful application to this degree program.

English proficiency can also be demonstrated by:

a minimum TOEFL score (from a test date within two years) of 80 iBT (Texas A&M University does not accept the MyBest TOEFL score), or
a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 overall band
a minimum PTE Academic score of 53
a GRE Verbal Reasoning score of at least 146 (subject to departmental approval)
a GMAT Verbal Score of at least 22 (subject to departmental approval)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.