M.P.H./M.A.I.A. Master of Arts in International Administration Joint Degree

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The Master in Public Health and the Master of Arts in International Administration (MPH/MAIA) is offered jointly by the University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences and the Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Public Health Sciences. The  MPH degree, with a second master’s degree in international administration, is designed for students who seek an in-depth knowledge of public health with a broader emphasis in globalization and health, international health, international health policy and international development.

For more information, please visit the University of Miami’s official M.A. in International Administration site.

  • Average program duration: 2.5 years
  • Total required credits: 60 credits

MPH Curriculum

The total credit hours for the MPH portion of the joint MPH/MAIA degree are 30 credits. The credits must be completed to meet the core, required electives, and electives requirements.

The curriculum requirements for the MPH degree will change, effective Spring 2019, to include additional required courses and a decrease in elective credits. Students entering the MPH program January 2019 and beyond will complete the revised curriculum requirements.

  • MPH Core Courses (18 credits)
    EPH 600 Introduction to Public Health (3 credits)
    EPH 601 Medical Biostatistics 1 (4 credits)
    EPH 617 Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (3 credits) or EPH 620 Health Education and Behavior (3 credits)
    EPH 621 Fundamentals of Epidemiology (3 credits)
    EPH 631 Public Health Administration (3 credits) or EPH 632 U.S. Health Systems (3 credits)
    EPH 641 Aspects of Environmental Health (3 credits)
    EPH 680 Practical Field Experience (3 credits)

International Administration Curriculum

The total credit hours for the international administration portion of the joint MPH/MAIA degree are 30 credits.  The credits must be completed to meet the core and electives requirements.

  • International Administration Core Courses (18 credits)
    IGS 611 International Organizations (3 credits)
    IGS 612 International Administration (3 credits)
    IGS 615 International Economics for MAIA (3 credits)
    IGS 613 Global Cultures: Religion, Communication, and Security (3 credits)
    IGS 614 World Affairs (3 credits)
    IGS 616 Administration of Organizations (3 credits)
    IGS 617 Practicum in International Administration (3 credits)

For curriculum information and course descriptions, please click on the right.

Reminder: Prospective students must apply to both schools to be accepted to the joint degree program.