New York Medical College is a health science university founded in 1860 in New York City. It relocated to Westchester County during the 1970s. Its main purpose is the education of healthcare professionals such as physicians, scientists and public health specialists as well as conducting population-based and biomedical research. It has an extensive network of affiliated hospitals.
New York Medical College is comprised of the School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences and the School of Health Sciences and Practice. It is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Each school is responsible for its own admissions process.
Courses offered by New York Medical College in a fully online format include the Master of Public Health (MPH) in Health Policy and Management as well as Emergency Preparedness and Global Health Graduate Certificate Programs. Having an equivalent of 46 credits, 15 credits and 12 credits, respectively, these online courses are specifically designed to meet the needs of working professionals, public health service personnel, military, people with disabilities and human resource managers who are on the lookout for possible career-advancing and skills-enhancing educational opportunities for employees.
Basic admissions requirements include a completed application form, application fee, minimum overall GPA of 3.0, two completed recommendations, personal statement, resume and a transcript evaluation for international students. Financial aid is available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents taking 6 or more credits per semester. Tuition per credit hour is $ 790.00. It takes approximately two years to finish the online MPH program at an approximate yearly cost of $ 18,170.00. Innovative moves like the joint online programs conducted with other notable institutions have gained positive reviews for New York Medical College.