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The Apollo University, situated in Chittoor, Andhrapradesh, offers a two-year MPH Program designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to tackle the healthcare challenges facing the country. Upon completion of the program, students will become proficient in conducting health research, developing health policy and organizing health systems to improve the health of individuals and the nation.
Our collaboration with the public health community enables us to provide an outstanding Master of Public Health curriculum, which produces future public health leaders. Our comprehensive curriculum covers various areas of expertise, including Biostatistics, Public Health Informatics, Public Health, Epidemiology, Social determinants of health, nutrition, health services research and policy, food safety, and infectious/zoonotic illnesses.
Furthermore, we offer two major specialties with a choice-based credit system, allowing students to choose according to their interests and requirements.

Program Objectives

  • To provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices of public health, including the determinants of health, epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, and health policy.
  • To equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct research and evaluate the effectiveness of public health programs and policies.
  • To develop student’s abilities to design and implement evidence-based interventions that address public health challenges, such as communicable and non- communicable diseases, health inequities, and environmental health risks.
  • To prepare students to assume leadership roles in public health organizations and effectively manage public health programs and systems.
  • To emphasize the importance of community engagement and partnership in addressing public health challenges and promoting health equity.


Following are the key features of the MPH - Master of Public Health program at TAU.

Our faculty members possess both national and international experience in public health and related fields.
We offer a multidisciplinary educational setting that enables students to work closely with local authorities, national public health organizations, and government and private health services.
Our program takes an evidence-based approach to preparing students for public health careers, emphasizing the integration of theory and practice throughout all course components.
Students have the opportunity to gain real-world community experience through our partnership with Apollo Hospital groups and their research initiatives. Additionally, we offer placement assistance to our students.
Our location in Chittoor provides excellent opportunities to collaborate with urban, rural, and tribal populations.

Programme Curriculum

    • Fundamentals of Public Health
    • Epidemiology
    • Biostatistics
    • Public Health Implications of Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases
    • One Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Health
    • Social Health and Behavior Change Communication
    • Total Quality Management
    • Public Health Ethics, Principles and practice
    • Public Health Surveillance
    • Global Health
    • Research Methodology
    • Public Health Management
    • Dissertation – Comprehensive Viva-voce
    • Four Electives
      • Epidemiology – Students have the flexibility to choose four out of seven available

        • Occupational health
        • Application of Quantitative and Qualitative research methods in Public Health
        • Public Health Nutrition
        • Reproductive and Child Health
        • Public Health Environment
        • Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis
        • Population Dynamics and Health
      • Health Management and Policy – Students have the flexibility to choose four out of
        seven available options.

        • Introduction to Health Planning & National Health Policies
        • Public Health Economics
        • Health Insurance & Managed Care
        • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
        • Managing Human Resources for Health (MPHT76 24)
        • Disaster Risk Reduction And Management (MPHT76 25)
        • Gender issue in Public Health (MPHT76 26)


Admission Fee (One-Time Fee) ₹ 13,000
1st Year ₹ 1,30,000
2nd Year ₹ 1,30,000
Total Course Fee ₹ 2,73,000

Scholarship is available for eligible students


Bachelor degree in health sciences/ life sciences/ social sciences from a recognized university with at least 50% aggregate marks.


Upon program completion, students will be equipped to work in various health organizations in Government, Non-government, International Organizations and academic institutions, with opportunities ranging from administrative and managerial positions to research-oriented roles. The program emphasizes field experience and research, requiring students to work in the field during the second and fourth semesters.
Some of the profiles/positions one can acquire in the industry after completing the Master of Public Health program are:

  • Health Program Manager
  • Public Health Analyst
  • Epidemiologist
  • Health Promotion Coordinator
  • Healthcare Consultant
  • Global Health Program Officer
  • Research Associate
  • Policy Analyst
  • Biostatistician
  • Environmental Health Specialist.