New Mexico State University

New Mexico State University

Health Sciences


Box 30001, MSC 4500

Las Cruces, NM 88003

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Health Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Health Science offers the Master of Public Health (MPH), in Community Health Education, designed to prepare public health professionals in the breadth of public health practice and community health education. The program prepares public health professionals to function in various settings, including health programs at the local, state, and federal government levels; profit and nonprofit organizations and agencies; work site settings; and educational institutions. The program also prepares health educators to lead in efforts that improve the health of communities— especially along the border and rural areas of the southwest; and in community activities through health education research.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

International Student Requirements:

International applicants submitting foreign post-secondary level transcripts are required to have their credentials evaluated by a recognized member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). NMSU requires a comprehensive course by course evaluation. In addition, international students must submit an English language proficiency exam (either TOEFL or IELTS.)

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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