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Georgia State University

School of Public Health

Atlanta, GA

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Georgia State University

Overview

Georgia State University / School of Public Health is located in Atlanta, GA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
(Certificate)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 140
Doctoral Degrees 7
Other Advanced Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or GMAT
Thesis Required
Applied practicum
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or GMAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Applied, research or teaching practicum

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

526
Applied
266
Accepted
108
Enrolled
51%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or GMAT
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE or GMAT

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

321
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.67%
Black or African American 40.81%
White or Caucasian 28%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 9.97%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.49%
Unknown 2.18%

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 32
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Infectious and chronic disease epidemiology; environmental health and the built environment; adolescent risk behaviors: tobacco use, alcohol and drug use, and risky sexual behaviors; reduction of health disparities especially among minority populations in urban areas; program evaluation, evidence-based interventions and implementation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 3995
Atlanta, GA  30302-3995
United States
Contact Dr. Rodney Lyn
Interim Dean, Associate Professor, Senior Associate Dean for Academic and Strategic Initiatives
Email: rlyn1@gsu.edu
Phone: 404-413-1133
Fax: 404-413-1140

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