TO APPLY FOR THE PROGRAM, YOU MUST:
All official transcripts should be addressed to:
Long Island University Brooklyn
ATTN: Office of Admissions
1 University Plaza, Brooklyn NY 11201
While both the University and the MPH Program offer rolling admissions, we urge students interested in the MPH program submit their applications by the dates listed below:
When planning courses for each semester, remember that all requirements for the MPH degree must be completed within six years from the date of initial enrollment. You may attend either full-time (at least 9 credits/semester) or part-time (6 credits/semester). As you plan your schedule, consider other demands on your time, including employment and family needs. Rushing through the program is not a good idea. Plan carefully, thoughtfully, and strategically, taking every aspect of your life into consideration. The course sequence options outlined on the next page are provided to help you plan your program of study. Tailored course sequences may be developed in collaboration with your academic advisor.
Yearly master schedules may change without notice; however, the following can serve as a guide for helping you plan your course sequences and shows when core and elective courses are usually offered.
Provided suggestion is for full-time students:
Courses are now viewable online at Long Island Schedule of Classes. Contact your academic advisor for registration guidance on your program of study.CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
Continued Enrollment and graduation are contingent upon:
One-year program for practicing US physicians (MDs):
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, practicing physicians in the United States, or recently graduated medical students from US institutions, may take advantage of an accelerated program, where they may complete the MPH in 12-18 months. Please inquire with the program chair for more information.
Please visit our university's enrollment service page for more information on important dates and exam schedules to be aware of.
Public Health Program Competencies
After completion of the MPH Program, you will have competencies in the following areas of public health.
Evidence-based Approaches to Public Health
1. Apply epidemiological methods to the breadth of settings and situations in public health practice
2. Select quantitative and qualitative data collection methods appropriate for a given public health context
3. Analyze quantitative and qualitative data using biostatistics, informatics, computer-based programming and software, as appropriate
4. Interpret results of data analysis for public health research, policy or practice.
Public Health & Health Care Systems
5. Compare the organization, structure and function of health care, public health and regulatory systems across national and international settings
6. Discuss the means by which structural bias, social inequities and racism undermine health and create challenges to achieving health equity at organizational, community and societal levels
Planning & Management to Promote Health
7. Assess population needs, assets and capacities that affect communities’ health
8. Apply awareness of cultural values and practices to the design or implementation of public health policies or programs
9. Design a population-based policy, program, project or intervention
10. Explain basic principles and tools of budget and resource management
11. Select methods to evaluate public health programs
Policy in Public Health
12. Discuss multiple dimensions of the policy-making process, including the roles of ethics and evidence
13. Propose strategies to identify stakeholders and build coalitions and partnerships for influencing public health outcomes
14. Advocate for political, social or economic policies and programs that will improve health in diverse populations
15. Evaluate policies for their impact on public health and health equity
16. Apply principles of leadership, governance and management, which include creating a vision, empowering others, fostering collaboration and guiding decision making
17. Apply negotiation and mediation skills to address organizational or community challenges
18. Select communication strategies for different audiences and sectors
19. Communicate audience-appropriate public health content, both in writing and through oral presentation
20. Describe the importance of cultural competence in communicating public health content
21. Perform effectively on interprofessional teams
21. Apply systems thinking tools to a public health issue