Colleges and Universities Offering Master of Science in Public Health in Tanzania

  • Course Name: Master of Science in Public Health(Public Health)
  • Major Subject: Public Health
  • Course Category: Masters Courses

Institutions Offering Master of Science in Public Health

  •  International Medical and Technological University, Dar es Salaam  
    Duration: 1 year

    Course Content:
    - Sociology of Health and Disease
    - Public Health Nutrition
    - Issues in Public Health
    - Public Health Management
    - Introduction to Computing
    - Biostatistics & Demography
    - Principles of Epidemiology
    - Epidemiology , Biostatistics & Demography, and Research Methodology
    - Methods of Epidemiology
    - Research Methodology
    - Control of Priority Diseases
    - Dissertation

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - Holders of MBBS from this University or MD / MBBS or DDS /BDS from any other recognized University with B grade in Community Medicine or Epidemiology.
    - Holders of BSc Nursing from this University or any other recognized University.
    - Holders of Bachelors of Pharmacy from any recognized University.
    - Holders of at least a lower second class first degree in health related fields such as Sociology, Social Welfare, Anthropology, Health Statistics, Health Administration, Demography, Biology, Human Nutrition, Veterinary Sciences, Epidemiology and Information Science.
  •  Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam  
    Duration: 2 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    1. Doctors, Dentists, Pharmacists, Environmental Health Scientist or graduate Nurses from this University or any other recognized University may apply for this programme; those with classified degrees must have obtained at least a lower second class.
    2. Any other graduates of this University or any other recognized University with at least an upper second class in their final University examinations in health related fields such as sociology, anthropology, health statistics, demography, biology, food sciences, veterinary sciences, epidemiology and health information science and Law.
    3. Candidates will be required to have at least three years working experience in a health related or health care delivery or health intervention work. All candidates should have experience in health management or health related research before joining the course. Candidates who have worked with communities in health related activities at district level will be given a priority.
  •  Hubert Kairuki Memorial University , Dar es Salaam  
    Duration: 18 months

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - Holders of Doctor of Medicine (MD) or equivalent, BSc. Nursing, BSc. Environmental Health, BSc. Laboratory Technology or equivalent, Doctor of Dental Surgery, and Bachelor of Pharmacy or equivalent. Nurses and pharmacists must have obtained at least a lower second class.
    - Graduates of recognized University with at least a lower second class in health related fields of study such as but not limited to health statistics, health economics, epidemiology, demography, biology, nutrition, food science and health information sciences. Working experience with communities in health related fields at a district or higher level would be advantageous.
  •  Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, Mwanza  
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirements:
    i) Holders of MD degree or its equivalent with a pass of B grade or above in Community Medicine and at least one year of working experience.
    ii) Holders of B. Sc. Nursing degree with a pass of B grade or above in Community Medicine and at least one year of working experience.
    iii) Holders of first degree in health related disciplines (Health officers, Environmental health, Pharmacy or Laboratory sciences) provided they passed with a lower second and have at least one year of working experience
    iv) Holders of Master Degree in health related disciplines with at least one year of working
    experience.
  •  Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College, Moshi  
    Duration: 1 year
  •  Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology, Arusha  




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