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New Mexico State University

Department of Public Health Sciences

Las Cruces, NM

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Overview

New Mexico State University / Department of Public Health Sciences is located in Las Cruces, NM, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Health (MPH) Public health
(Graduate Certificate) Public health

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 19
Other Advanced Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

59
Applied
37
Accepted
3
Enrolled
63%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

89
Total Graduate Students
57%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
42%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 34.83%
Black or African American 3.37%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.25%
Asian 2.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.25%
Unknown 2.25%

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (74%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 3
Male (6)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Community health education, health issues of U.S.-Mexico border, health policy and management, victims of violence, environmental and occupational health issues
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
375,591

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 30001, MSC 3HLS
Las Cruces, NM  88003
United States
Contact Dr. Karen Kipera-Frye
Interim Department Head
Email: kfrye@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-4300
Fax: 575-646-4343