FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work

Florida International University - Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
Florida International University - Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
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Joint Masters in Public Health/Ph.D. in Public Affairs

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A student entering the joint doctoral program will complete training and receive a Masters in Public Health, as well as doctoral training in policy development and evaluation and public administration. 

The first two years are spent obtaining the MPH. During the second year, students will begin taking doctoral courses in the Department of Public Administration. After receiving the MPH, students will complete the doctoral program in public affairs. The dissertation will be on a topic in health policy and management.

Admissions Requirements

Master's in Public Health

Specializations in Biostatistics, Environmental and Occupational Health, Epidemiology, Health Policy and Management & Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.

Full admissions into the Master's in Public Health program consist of the following :

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • One updated resume
  • Optional letter of intent
  • Submission of official GRE score. Scores must be less than five years old.

International applicants require official TOEFL scores.

For follow-up questions please call 305-348-7777.

Ph.D in Public Health

Specialization in Environmental and Occupational Health, Epidemiology, and Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.

Full admission into the Ph.D program requires the following:

  • Four year bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution or, in the case of foreign students, from a well established institution of higher learning that is authorized to grant degrees by appropriate authorities in that country.
  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA in the last 60 upper division credit hours in their undergraduate coursework, or a graduate degree form an accredited institution.
  • Official GRE or GMAT scores (scores must be no more than five years old). Appropriate nationally-normed examinations are required for the Ph.D. program. The University’s goal is to select Ph.D. students whose scores are at or above the 60th percentile (e.g., 1120 combined verbal and quantitative on the GRE).
  • International applicants require official TOEFL scores.
  • A resume including both educational and professional experience.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • A personal statement.
  • A master’s thesis, project, or published manuscripts resulting from master’s work in which the applicant is among the first three authors (Optional)

For any questions please call 305-348-7777.

CONTACT US

Department of Health Policy & Management

Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work
Florida International University
Modesto A. Maidique Campus, AHC5 455
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199

Phone: 305-348-7803
Fax: 305-348-4901

Dr. Benjamin Amick III
Department Chair
Phone: 305-348-7803
Email: bamickii@fiu.edu

 

Mileyvis Guzman
Office Assistant
Phone: 305-348-7803
Email: mileguzm@fiu.edu