What will I learn?

The Asian American Studies Department and the Department of Community Health Sciences in the School of Public Health offer a concurrent degree program whereby students can work for the M.A. in Asian American Studies and the M.P.H. Students must complete the program requirements for both degrees. When applying, the same statement of purpose may be submitted to each program.

The academic departments and degree offerings of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health provide the type of cutting edge public health training and practical, hands on experience that the next generation of public health leaders must have in order to tackle the types of public health challenges that we’ll be facing in the decades to come.

The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health comprises five departments: Biostatistics, Community Health Sciences, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology and Health Policy and Management. There are also two interdepartmental programs housed within the Environmental Health Sciences Department: Molecular Toxicology and Environmental Science and Engineering.

Which department am I in?

Fielding School of Public Health

Study options

Full Time (Maximum of 12 units of course work in Public Health may be applied toward both the M.A. in Asian American studies and the M.P.H.)

Tuition fees
USD $32,374/year for master degree and USD $37,253.28/year for MPH
Start date

Expected September 2022


College of Letters and Science

2300 Murphy Hall,



90095, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a minimum score of 570 in paper based TOEFL.

For international students

An international student whose post-secondary education is completed outside of the U.S. is expected to hold a degree representing completion of at least four years of study with above average scholarship from a university or university-level institution.

IELTS Academic overall band score should be at least 7.0 is the minimum required.

TOEFL score on the paper and pencil test must be at least 560 or at least 87 on the internet-based test.

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


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