The Alfaisal University, College of Medicine MPH program is a 2-year research oriented program designed for working physicians, residents, public health officials, policy makers, medical students and college graduate students interested in public health. Students are inducted into public health research culture through exposure to experienced researchers in the public health field. . Specifically, students have the opportunity to design and conduct community research as well as public health research. At the end of the two-year program, students should develop a comprehensive understanding of the public health professional practice through experience with both academic specialists and experienced practitioners.
Students in MPH program must choose one of three possible tracks:
1. Mass Gatherings Health (Hajj and Umrah)
2. Biostatistics and Epidemiology
3. Health Policy
|1. A bachelor's degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited institution accepted by MOE in related fields.|
|2. A satisfactory scholastic average; usually for a masters a minimum grade average of «very good» in the Bachelor degree.|
|3. The graduate study application must be accompanied by a nonrefundable application fee payable to Alfaisal University.|
|4. Official transcripts of all college-level work must be submitted as issued by the school.|
|5. If applicant is non-Saudi, then they should have an official residency (Iqama).||6. Applicant should submit two letters of recommendation from professors who taught him/her.|
|7. If the applicant comes from a country or political entity where English is not the official language, adequate proficiency in English to do graduate work, as evidenced by a TOEFL score of at least 65 on the Internet test or an IELTS Band score of at least 5.5 is required.|
|8. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or an equivalent exam held by Qias center with above average score.|
|9.Students may require prerequisite courses in English or basic sciences.|
|10. Students must provide a statement of purpose describing their academic interests and reasons for applying.|
|11. Successfull completion of an in-person interview with the director of the program.|
12. No Student shall be allowed enrolment in two graduate programs at Alfaisal at the same time.