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TAU offers the best online PhD in Public Health program in academic partnership with the University of Central Nicaragua.

  • The curriculum is well-structured and meets global standards
  • At par with our on-campus PhD programs
  • Become a skillful and effective public health professional
  • Study online PhD Public Health degree with ease
  • Learn at your convenient schedule

Public health professionals can move up in their chosen profession by joining the PhD in Public Health program offered by Texila American University and The University of Central Nicaragua. You can do it online, which is convenient for those with full-time jobs. The online PhD in Public Health follows a well-structured curriculum that meets global education quality. It is at par with the top public health PhD programs full-time at campuses.

To join, the PhD in Public Health requirements include a master’s degree in health science from a recognized university. You can leverage PhD qualifications to acquire knowledge, get better job offers, start your businesses, or get a government job. Individuals who have completed reputable public health master’s programs can further enhance their expertise and career prospects by enrolling in our rigorous online PhD in Public Health program.

TAU follows a simple, transparent procedure for enrolling students. You can begin today by filling out a form at their website. Once that is done, you will receive all the information to proceed further. Start your journey today without delay.


90 Credits – 3 Years
110 Credits – 3.5 Years


90 Credits

  • A Master’s degree in Public Health or Medical Science from a recognized university

110 Credits

  • Any Master’s degree in Health Science from a recognized university

What do you gain by studying online PhD programs in Public Health?

  • Critically evaluate the role of all participants involved, in the application and evaluation of population-based public health strategies
  • Implement strategies to educate people on best practices and evaluate their impact on public health
  • Adopt an evidence-based approach to examine public health issues and challenges
  • Become strategic and competent to promote well-being.
  • Implement policies and make a positive impact in the society
  • Use various assessment techniques to examine and implement better solutions to problems that affect public welfare

Course Structure

Block s Course Name Credit
1 Research Methodology 4
2 Principles and Applied Epidemiology 4
3 Public Health Management 4
4 Population and family health 4
5 to 18 Research Work 74
Total 90

Why Choose Us?

Texila American University offers a wide range of online degree programs for working professionals. We offer excellent online public health programs with exceptional support services for international students. Our PhD programs are affordable and recognized worldwide.

Teaching Methodology

TAU’s online program adopts the BBRRIICCSS model, a unique teaching/learning methodology. Designed exclusively for distance education and online program. Students get to learn the subjects in blocks and each block takes two months to eight weeks. This model helps students to focus on one subject at a time.


Doctoral Structure

Our online PhD Public Health program is very transparent to help you understand the dissertation process with ease. Our unique approach includes:

  • Program structure – You get to begin your thesis work early in the program. This facilitates you to complete the program quickly.
  • Dedicated faculty and support team to guide you through the process
  • Excellent online resources
Doctoral Structure

Career Opportunities

Part-time PhD programs in public health prepare you for the following roles:

  • Global Health Professional
  • Consultant
  • Public Health Policy Advisor
  • Doctoral Health and Safety Engineer
  • Environmental Scientists
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Biostatistician
  • Community Health Worker
  • Health Educator
  • Health Specialties Teacher
  • Healthcare Social Worker
  • Natural Sciences Manager
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Worker
  • Mental Health Counsellor
  • Medical and Health Services Manager
  • Public Health Nurse

There’s a demand for Public Health professionals in the private, public and government sectors. You get to work in hospitals or universities with high salary packages.

Faculty and Support

At TAU, we take pride in providing you with expert faculty, sophisticated platforms and world-class support.


Our international faculty members are experts in their relevant fields. Their guidance, support and constructive feedback help you complete the program successfully.

Student Mentors

Our student mentors support you to make a smooth transition. And offer guidance on a wide range of issues. It helps you stay focused and optimistic throughout the part-time Public Health program.

Academic Advisors

Our academic advisors develop and manage course schedules and guide you on program details and schedules. They help you to complete your assignments on time.

Academic Head

With their vast experience, they see to the prompt delivery of academic programs. They guide you on subject matters and facilitate completing the course on time. They are available via email, skype or telephone call.

Online Resources

Academic resources are important for thesis work in doctoral programs. Hence, we ensure that all our online resources are up-to-date.


Our periodically published e-journals are comprehensive and accessible to all students. You can make use of them for your dissertation research.

Thesis/Dissertation Support

A successful thesis requires extensive research and planning. Our sophisticated platforms and online academic tools will help you prepare an excellent thesis.

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What is Public health?

Public health science deals with preventing and treating diseases and health threats in a community or society. Public health professionals work on creating awareness, promoting a healthy lifestyle, containing the spread of infectious diseases and educating communities on best practices.

Why should I study public health at Texila?

As a public health professional, you get to implement policies and programs to improve well-being and contain disease outbreaks in developing nations. The impact of making a difference in people’s lives can be fulfilling you gain global recognition as well.

Is public health a good career option?

There is a growing demand for public health professionals in the education, private, public and government sectors. You get to work in universities, hospitals, public health foundations and government organizations. The compensation also is better because of the increasing need for professionals.

Are Public health jobs in demand?

The US Bureau of Labour statistics, state an increase of 10 to 21 percent job growth in this sector. Students who have completed public health degrees are employed across diverse medical and business fields.

What are the eligibility criteria to do PhD public health online course?

Master’s in Public Health / Medical Science from a recognized university - 90 credits Program
Master’s in Health Science from a recognized university - 110 credits Program

What is the difference between 90 and 110 credits?

PhD - 90 credit program is for MPH Graduates
PhD - 110 Credit Program is for other allied health professionals with master's degrees, who want to pursue PhD in public health. Where they get to study an additional 20 credit public health foundational courses.Students admitted to the 110 - credit program get to study the bridge course which is a foundational program on public health for an additional 6 months.

What are the career prospects if I complete a PhD in public health?

A student who has completed PhD in Public Health online program get to work in the following job roles in addition to opportunities in colleges and universities:
Public Health Program
Behavioral Scientist
Policy Developer
Public Health Administrator
Nutritionist and Epidemiologist

What are the eligibility criteria to study Doctor of public health administration?

DPHA - Any master's degree with a minimum of 5 years of administrative experience in Public Health Sectors.

What are the career prospects if I complete an online degree in the doctorate in public health program?

A student who has completed DPHA online program get to work in the following job roles in addition to opportunities in colleges and universities:
Public Health Program
Behavioral Scientist
Policy Developer
Public Health Administrator
Nutritionist and Epidemiologist

What is the tuition fee for a doctorate program?

Actual Tuition Fee - $7800
Total Tuition Fee after Scholarship - $6800
Note: $1000 Scholarship for the upcoming intake

What is the mode of payment?

Students can remit their fees using any of the following options:

  1. Bank Transfer / Wire Transfer
  2. Online Payment Gateway
  3. PayPal payment

What are the payment options available for remitting fees?

There are 3 types of payment plans available for remitting fees:

  1. Installment plan
  2. Yearly plan
  3. Complete Tuition fee payment plan (one-time payment)

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