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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Department of Maternal and Child Health

Chapel Hill, NC

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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / Department of Maternal and Child Health is located in Chapel Hill, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Public Health/Master of Social Work (MSPH/MSW)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH)
Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science in Public Health/Master of Education (MSPH/M Ed)
Doctor of Medicine/Master of Science in Public Health (MD/MSPH)
Master of Public Health/Master of Social Work (MPH/MSW)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 46
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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 General Test or MCAT
Comp Exam Required
Major paper
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

131
Applied
69
Accepted
39
Enrolled
53%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MCAT
Master's Degree Requirements At least one year of post-BA maternal health/child health-related work experience, interview, 3 letters of recommendation (academic and/or professional; academic preferred)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Graduate-level degree, at least one year of post-BA maternal health/child health-related work experience, interview, 3 letters of recommendation (academic and/or professional; academic preferred)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 10
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

91
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.59%
Black or African American 9.89%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6.59%
Unknown 2.2%

Gender

Male (5%)
Female (94%)

Faculty

73
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 58
Male (19)
Female (54)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Women's health, prenatal health, family planning, program evaluation, child health policy and priorities
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 135 Dauer Drive
401 Rosenau Hall, CB #7445
Chapel Hill, NC   27599-744
United States
Contact Dr. Carolyn Halpern
Chair
Email: carolyn_halpern@unc.edu
Phone: 919-966-5981

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