Department of Public Health

Introduction

The Masters in Public Health (MPH) at American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) is a three-semester intensive program meeting the highest international standards. The course offers a broad public health perspective designed to teach in a larger socio-economic context in order to develop professionals with managerial and technical competence. The program ensures achievement of defined preventive healthcare services in line with the objective of “health for all” envisioned by The World Health Organization (WHO). The course accepts students from a wide range of backgrounds preferably medical related education and training; health service professionals, healthcare service providers, social scientists, experts from any discipline and those who have worked in national healthcare systems, international agencies or NGOs.

This program aims: (i) to develop professionals and their critical analysis of the issues within the primary health care, public health management, policy, planning and financing of preventive healthcare programs, and (ii) to formulate and design appropriate health policies and strategies responsive to the evolving needs of the health care program.

Graduates from this course can substantially contribute and add value to the international and national health management, policy planning and intervention. They can work for government, international agencies, NGOs and the private sector as policy-makers, researchers, advisers or or work in advocacy or training in the field of public health ensuring healthcare and disease prevention.

Programs
Course Curriculum

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Admission Requirements

The admission requirement and equivalency has been standardized and kept in conformity with the National policy. Applicants for this program are required to hold preferably an MBBS, BDS, or a three to four year baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from an accredited academic institution. Graduates of other disciplines may also be considered. The applicant must submit the filled in application form, official transcripts of all previous academic studies, the application fee and such additional materials and information as the program may require such as the minimum cumulative gross point average (CGPA) is required to be 2.50 in a scale of 4. In addition, the Admission Committee seeks to measure each candidate’s potential for academic success and subsequent contribution to the health sector in the home country.

Contact
Prof. Dr. A N Neaz Ahmad

Advisor and Head, MPH Program
408/1, Kuratoli, Khilkhet, Dhaka 1229, Bangladesh
E-mail: aneaz@aiub.edu
Phone: 01715231696

Monidipa Saha

Lecturer and Program Coordinator, MPH Program
408/1, Kuratoli, Khilkhet, Dhaka 1229, Bangladesh
E-mail: monidipa@aiub.edu
Phone: 01763535138