345
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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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

Master's Degrees 104
Doctoral Degrees 5
Other Advanced Degrees 8

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

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

509
Applied
298
Accepted
96
Enrolled
59%

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

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

345
Total Graduate Students
35%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
64%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.32%
Black or African American 40.87%
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.29%
Asian 10.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.03%
Unknown 3.19%

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time (21)
Part-time (0)
Male (9)
Female (12)

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. Michael P. Eriksen
Dean
Email: meriksen@gsu.edu
Phone: 404-413-1132
Fax: 404-413-1140