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
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Want to customize your studies to suit you? We’d love to see you on campus, but if you are unable to travel, our flexible learning options allow you to start your degree right away, wherever you are, on-campus or online.

No matter where and how you study, we guarantee the same high-quality programs and faculty and the same outcomes.

When you’re able to join us in person, we’ll make the transition to on-campus learning as smooth as possible, supporting you every step of the way. And with our partner universities carefully following COVID-19 regulations, we’ll always put your health and wellbeing first, so you can focus on what matters – your future.

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 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, IELA 169, Duolingo 95, TOEFL Essentials 7.0.

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
Scholarships

We support you. We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve the goal of studying at a world-class US university.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
5 January 2022 12 August 2022 2 Semesters
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$28,970

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 14
Course Delivery Method Multi-Delivery
Class duration:

9-13 hours per week


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 GPA in graduate level courses. 80% Minimum in all required ELI courses. B or better in all courses. No grades of I or W permitted.

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 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, IELA 169, Duolingo 95, TOEFL Essentials 7.0.

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
Scholarships

We support you. We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve the goal of studying at a world-class US university.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
16 August 2022 21 April 2023 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
4 January 2023 11 August 2023 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

*Please note that pricing will be available in the next academic year.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 14
Course Delivery Method Multi-Delivery
Class duration:

9-13 hours per week


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 GPA in graduate level courses. 80% Minimum in all required ELI courses. B or better in all courses. No grades of I or W permitted.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, IELA 169, Duolingo 95, TOEFL Essentials 7.0.

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
Scholarships

We support you. We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve the goal of studying at a world-class US university.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
5 January 2022 12 August 2022 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$28,970

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 14
Course Delivery Method Multi-Delivery
Class duration:

9-13 hours per week

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 GPA in graduate level courses. 80% Minimum in all required ELI courses. B or better in all courses. No grades of I or W permitted.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, IELA 169, Duolingo 95, TOEFL Essentials 7.0.

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
Scholarships

We support you. We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve the goal of studying at a world-class US university.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
16 August 2022 21 April 2023 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
4 January 2023 11 August 2023 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

*Please note that pricing will be available in the next academic year.

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 14
Course Delivery Method Multi-Delivery
Class duration:

9-13 hours per week

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 GPA in graduate level courses. 80% Minimum in all required ELI courses. B or better in all courses. No grades of I or W permitted.

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