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Samford University

School of Public Health

Birmingham, AL

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Overview

Samford University / School of Public Health is located in Birmingham, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) Health informatics
Master of Science (MS) Nutrition
Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) Healthcare administration
Master of Public Health (MPH) Public health
Master of Social Work (MSW) Social work

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 59

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, MAT
Capstone course
Other Advanced Degrees Capstone course

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

93
Applied
68
Accepted
30
Enrolled
73%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline October 1st Not reported No
Winter deadline December 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline May 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Recommendations, resume, personal statement, transcripts, application

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 590
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

92
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.09%
Black or African American 16.3%
White or Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.17%
Unknown 29.35%

Gender

Male (7%)
Female (92%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 1
Male (7)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Chronic kidney disease, disasters and vulnerable populations , children's health, obesity, metabolism and diabetes, health policy and health care delivery
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL  35229
United States
Contact Dr. Keith Elder Ph.D.
Dean, School of Public Health
Email: kelder@samford.edu
Phone: 205-726-4655

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