MPH (Master of Public Health)

Duration: 2 years (Semester System)

Recognized by

UGC

Affiliation

Constituent College of Parul University

Eligibility Criteria

A candidate to be eligible for admission should have passed in the Bachelor’s Degree Examination from a recognized University. Preference will be given to graduates in any of the following fields: medical, dental, physiotherapy, nursing and paramedical sciences, veterinary sciences, management, life sciences (including Biology), social sciences and social work, law, engineering etc…

Intake

20 seats

Method of Admission

As per procedure of Parul University

About the program

Master of Public Health is aimed at developing public health administrators with expertise in related areas of community health including disease characteristics, their prevention and control, management in crisis situations, forecast strategic disease prevention policies, quality assurance & regulatory affairs. A cadre of trained public health professionals in the country can be prepared by training the in-service health professionals working in government health departments.

The MPH course offered by Parul University aims to introduce the participants to the Indian public health system including the current national health programs. It further aims at teaching essential management skills required to be a good public health manager. It has become necessary to enhance the capacity of Public Health Managerial workforce and to address and resolve key health management challenges.

The main focus of this program is to emphasize preventive measures that pose a threat to public health than treatment that has become a focal point in the current global scenario. The program is structured on multidisciplinary curriculum, including public health management, epidemiology and biostatistics, demography, social sciences, health promotion, health economics and policy and other important disciplines.

Job Prospects

There are many career options available for in the field of Public Health. On completion of this qualification you will be able to adapt to various professional roles such as:
• Public Health Doctor
• Public Health Consultant
• Medical Director
• Management Policy Advisor
• Legislative Policy Advisor
• Public Health Veterinarian
• Health Center Administrator
• Director of NGO
• Epidemiologist
• Biostatistician
• Medical Investigator
• Health Communications Specialist
• Industrial Hygienist