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Biosecurity and Disaster Preparedness (MPH)

  • Main organization:Saint Louis University. School of Public Health, Institute for Biosecurity
  • Type:Blended programme
  • Level:Masters
  • Degree/Diploma/Certificate:Master of Public Health.
  • Geographical coverage:Global
  • City:St. Louis, USA.
  • Contact:Mr. R. Gregory Evans, Director
    School of Public Health, Saint Louis University
    3545 Lafayette Av., St. Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Tel: +1 314/977-8133
    E-mail: evansrg@slu.edu
  • Frequency:Annual
  • Language:English.
  • Duration:2 years

Programme Website



This 48 credits Master in Public Health program is a hybrid program, with classes provided both on campus and through distance technology. Two semesters (15 credit hours) of residency for full-time students are required, as well as a Practice Experience (which is similar to an internship). The degree can be completed in two years if two courses are completed each semester. More information on the MPH degree can be found on the Saint Louis University School of Public Health website.

Subject Areas

Disaster, Risk assessment, Public health, Epidemics, Communication, Media relations, Biosecurity, Law, Behaviour and Culture, Terrorism, Emergency management.

Target Audience

University students, Disaster management professionals.

Admission Requirement

A bachelor's degree in any discipline. Experience in health-related fields is preferred, but is not required, two letters of reference and personal statement. Admission would be finalised on the basis of personal interview.

Application Procedure

Completed online or printed application form, two letters of recommendation, current resume, and statement of objectives. For further details please visit application section. International can get more details at international student section.


For financial assistance availability please contact the Office of Financial Aid, Saint Louis University at finaid@slu.edu.

Tuition and Cost

Tuition and costs are subject to change, for exact details please see finance section .

Deadline for application

Please consult university home page.


  • Themes:Complex Emergency, Health & Health Facilities, Risk Identification & Assessment

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/1124

Last updated

23 Nov 2007

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