145
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Louisville / Department of Health Management and Systems Sciences is located in Louisville, KY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Health (MPH) Health policy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public health sciences Health management and policy
Master of Public Health (MPH) Population health management

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 25
Doctoral Degrees 4

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, GMAT, MCAT, LSAT, or DAT
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, MCAT, DAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

135
Applied
103
Accepted
59
Enrolled
76%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 15th April 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE, GMAT, MCAT, LSAT, or DAT
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from accredited institution or its equivalent; minimum GPA of 3.0 (recommended); three letters of recommendation written within last twelve months; official transcripts of all degrees; one-page personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE, MCAT, DAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from accredited institution or its equivalent; relevant master's degree (e.g. MPH); minimum GPA of 3.0 (recommended); three letters of recommendation written within last twelve months; official transcripts of all degrees; one-page personal statement
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

145
Total Graduate Students
24%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
75%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.38%
Black or African American 21.38%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.38%
Unknown 0.69%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Policy development in public health, complex adaptive networks in health transaction cost economics, strengthening the safety net and improving health care access for the uninsured, healthy communities approach to improving quality of life, public health management and administration
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,965,379

Location & Contact

Address 485 East Gray Street
Louisville, KY  40202
United States
Contact Dr. Christopher Johnson
Professor and Chair
Email: cejohn23@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-3987
Fax: 502-852-3294