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Graduate Pathway in Public Health

Students who successfully complete an INTO UAB Graduate Pathway program in Public Health are assured progression to a UAB graduate public health degree program upon submission of additional required application materials. After successfully completing the Pathway program, you are guaranteed to enter the graduate degree program.

All students in the MPH programs are required to meet the Biological Basis of Public Health Competency Requirement. There are several ways in which this requirement can be met:

  • A previously earned medical, dental, nursing or dietetics degree (registered or registration eligible dieticians only).
  • Extensive and substantial education, earning grades of B or better in biological/biomedical courses.
  • Take the Biological Basis of Public Health Exam, earning a grades of 70 or better.

Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

  • 42 credit hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 30 credit hours remaining toward degree

1-Semester:

  • 42 credit hour program
  • 10 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 32 credit hours remaining toward degree

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
  • Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing course work.
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Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 80, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, or IELA 176.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent; 2.5 undergraduate GPA.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
2 January 2019 26 April 2019 1 Semester
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$15,240
1 May 2019 9 August 2019 1 Semester
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$15,240

Class information

Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

Class size: 14

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, or IELA 169.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent; 2.5 undergraduate GPA.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
2 January 2019 9 August 2019 2 Semesters
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$26,500
1 May 2019 13 December 2019 2 Semesters
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$26,500

Class information

Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

Class size: 14

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 80, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, or IELA 176.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent; 2.5 undergraduate GPA.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
20 August 2019 13 December 2019 1 Semester
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8 January 2020 1 May 2020 1 Semester
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*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.


Class information

Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

Class size: 14

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, or IELA 169.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent; 2.5 undergraduate GPA.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
20 August 2019 1 May 2020 2 Semesters
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*
8 January 2020 14 August 2020 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
6 May 2020 11 December 2020 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.


Class information

Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

Class size: 14

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 80, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, or IELA 176.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent; 2.5 undergraduate GPA.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
2 January 2019 26 April 2019 1 Semester
View Term dates
$15,240
1 May 2019 9 August 2019 1 Semester
View Term dates
$15,240

Class information

Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

Class size: 14

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, or IELA 169.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent; 2.5 undergraduate GPA.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
2 January 2019 9 August 2019 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$26,500
1 May 2019 13 December 2019 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$26,500

Class information

Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

Class size: 14

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 80, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, or IELA 176.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent; 2.5 undergraduate GPA.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
20 August 2019 13 December 2019 1 Semester
View Term dates
*
8 January 2020 1 May 2020 1 Semester
View Term dates
*

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Class information

Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

Class size: 14

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, or IELA 169.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent; 2.5 undergraduate GPA.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
20 August 2019 1 May 2020 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
8 January 2020 14 August 2020 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
6 May 2020 11 December 2020 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Class information

Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

Class size: 14

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
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