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The University of Kansas

Department of Population Health

Kansas City, KS

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Overview

The University of Kansas / Department of Population Health is located in Kansas City, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Medicine/Master of Public Health (MD/MPH)
Doctor of Philosophy/Master of Public Health (PhD/MPH)
Master of Public Health (MPH) Social and behavioral health
Master of Public Health (MPH) Epidemiology
Master of Public Health (MPH) Public health management
Master of Science (MS) Clinical research

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 52
Doctoral Degrees 2
Other Advanced Degrees 0

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 for MHSA Program; GRE for MPH Program; GRE, MCAT, LSAT, GMAT or other equivalent graduate professional exam for MS Clinical Research Program
Thesis Required
Capstone practicum defense
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE for MHSA Program; GRE for MPH Program; GRE, MCAT, LSAT, GMAT or other equivalent graduate professional exam for MS Clinical Research Program
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

122
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.02%
Black or African American 7.38%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.46%
Asian 7.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.1%
Unknown 2.46%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cancer screening and prevention, smoking cessation, obesity and physical activity, health services/outcomes research, health policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,590,036

Location & Contact

Address Mail Stop 1008
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS  66160
United States
Contact Dr. Edward F. Ellerbeck
Professor and Chair
Email: eellerbe@kumc.edu
Phone: 913-588-2775
Fax: 913-588-2780

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