Program Description

The MPH in Population Medicine (online and on-campus) provides the public health core foundation, plus intermediate training in epidemiology, biostatistics, clinical preventive services and chronic and infectious diseases. It complements an existing career in patient care, such as medicine or dentistry, for an expanded understanding of health on a population level. The program is offered both on campus and online.

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Program Length

1.5 to 2 years (6 to 8 quarters)

Possible Careers

Physician leader, Research Analyst, Researcher, Population Health manager

Application Deadlines

There are currently no published application deadlines.

Admissions Requirements

A health-care-related degree (Bachelor's or master's degree with two years of postgraduate, direct patient-care experience (e.g., nursing, social work, dental hygiene, physical therapy, occupational therapy, psychology) or acceptance into or completion of clinical practice-related doctoral degree program (e.g., M.D., D.O., D.D.S., D.N.P., D.P.T., Pharm.D.). Must have completed at least two years in a clinical program., transcripts from all universities attended, three letters of reference, and official GRE scores (note: if your cumulative undergraduate GPA is a 3.2 or higher, the GRE requirement can be waived).

Prerequisites

Anatomy and/or physiology (one course) and Behavioral science (one course)

Integrating faith and health
Integrating faith and health
Loma Linda University educates and encourages a balanced life by living our values of humility, compassion, justice, integrity, excellence, freedom and self- control. You will be surrounded by faculty who are committed to healthcare innovation and research while engaging your spirituality.

Expected Cost of Attendance

The following estimated cost of attendance is based on full-time attendance for the number of months enrolled per academic year. Estimated amounts may vary based on a number of factors. Students may use these estimates when applying for financial aid.

Required Program Costs

Academic Year 2023-2024

Year of Program
Months Enrolled
Year 1
9
Year 2
12
Tuition & Fees $27,960 $30,805
Books, Materials, Supplies & Equipment Allowance
(May or may not be purchased through the school)
$480 0

Other Educational Costs

Non-required costs that can be funded with scholarships/loans.

Year of Program
Months Enrolled
Year 1
9
Year 2
12
Living Expense (Food & Housing Allowance)
Students will be assigned one of the following Living Expense Budget Options:
  • On Campus Dorm
  • $10,800 $14,400
  • LLU Owned Rental Property
  • $17,280 $23,040
  • LLU Owned Rental w/ Dependents
  • $18,180 $24,240
  • Undergraduate Dependent w/ Parents
  • $6,480 $8,640
  • Off Campus
  • $17,280 $23,040
    Transportation Allowance $3,150 $4,200
    Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $2,700 $3,600
    Federal Student Loan Fees $348 $392
    Cost of Obtaining Professional License 0 0
    Dependent Care
    (See Budget Revision Request form)
    Available upon Request
    Disability-Related Expenses
    (See Budget Revision Request form)
    Available upon Request

    Notes

    • Estimated amounts are for the academic year specified only. Amounts are based on full-time attendance for the number of months enrolled per academic year. International students need to calculate 12 months of living expenses based on these amounts.
    • Amounts are expected to increase each year consistent with inflation in the professional education sector.
    • To qualify for financial aid, most students must be enrolled at least half time in an aid eligible program and be taking degree requirements. Half time is 6 units in a quarter for undergraduate programs and 4 units in a quarter for graduate programs.