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University of Massachusetts Amherst

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Amherst, MA

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Overview

University of Massachusetts Amherst / School of Public Health and Health Sciences is located in Amherst, MA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Audiology (Au D)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Public Health/Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPH/MPPA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 149
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

836
Applied
394
Accepted
139
Enrolled
47%

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 February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

529
Total Graduate Students
54%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
45%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.1%
Black or African American 8.51%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.32%
Unknown 4.73%

Gender

Male (24%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

106
Total faculty
Full-time - 106
Part-time - 0
Male (44)
Female (62)

Location & Contact

Address Amherst, MA  01003
United States
Contact Dr. C. Marjorie Aelion
Dean
Phone: 413-545-2526
Fax: 413-545-0501