Community Health, MS

for the Master of Science in Community Health


Department Head: Kim Graber
Director of Graduate Studies: John Kosciulek
Graduate Office: Julie Jenkins
Graduate Office Address: 906 South Goodwin Ave, 112 Freer Hall MC-052, Urbana, IL 61801
Graduate Phone: (217) 333-1083
Graduate Email:   jjenkns@illinois.edu


Department Website:   https://ahs.illinois.edu/community-health
Program Website: https://ahs.illinois.edu/master-of-science-in-community-health


Admissions

Applications are due on January 15 for Fall admissions.  Applications are due October 1 for Spring admissions. 

Applicants should have a grade point average of at least 3.0 (A = 4.0) for the last 60 semester hours of their undergraduate degree work (excluding fieldwork, student teaching, and physical activity courses). In addition, satisfactory scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) are required. A statement of education and career goals, and three letters of recommendation are required. 

International students must also submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores, with a minimum for full status admission: greater than 102 (IBT), greater than 253 (CBT), greater than 610 (PBT), or greater than 7.0 (IELTS). Scores cannot be more than 2 years old. (see https://grad.illinois.edu/admissions/instructions/04c)  

for the Master of Science in Community Health


CHLH 429Research Techniques4
CHLH 540Health Behavior: Theory4
Choose from one of the following:4
Health Data Analysis
Analytical Epidemiology
Applied Epidemiology
Advanced Biostatistics
Electives (chosen in consultation with student's advisor)8
CHLH 591Seminar (min/max applied toward degree)4
CHLH 599Thesis Research (min/max applied toward degree)8
Total Hours32

Other Requirements1

Minimum Hours Required Within the Unit: 20
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall: 12 (8 within the unit)
Total Required Hours 32
Minimum GPA: 3.0