Chair ' s Message

Department of Public Health, ASAUB

It is very much exciting and matter of great pleasure to study at ASA University Bangladesh. The university has just celebrated its 8th anniversary. Our campus is attractive and has a lively atmosphere for study, research and recreational activities. It is located in the heart of Dhaka Metropolitan City and has all types of connecting network from nook and corner of the country. ASAUB has one of the recognizable university campuses which is very much student friendly.

We are committed to becoming a truly high standard university with a focus on excellence and innovation in teaching & research. ASA University Bangladesh harbours creative & independent learners from all walks of culture, community and backgrounds to make a difference to the problems of our time.

We are one of the best Private Universities in Bangladesh. Since its inception, it has never compromised in imparting quality teaching. It upholds the spirit of achieving global standard in academic affairs.

I am delighted to have this opportunity to welcome you to the web site of Department of Public Health and introduce you to Master of Public Health (MPH) Programme. Keeping in mind the importance of Public Health, the department was opened under the Faculty of Science & Engineering in 2011 to confer MPH degree. As a community of students, educators, researchers, and practitioners from the country and around the world, our department works together to produce appropriate ideas that improve the lives and health of people everywhere.

The Department of public health offers highly reputable graduate programs leading to the MPH degree. This program offers the flexibility for students to tailor their education toward specific career aspirations.

An inter-disciplinary group of faculties and staff with expertise are committed to improving the health of the people. Improving public health is complex, and involves expertise in many disciplines. As a graduate student with specific areas of concentration, an understanding of interface of all areas is critical. All students are introduced to ten pertinent core public health courses.

Master of Public Health (MPH) Programme Course is based on a body of knowledge of proven relevance to address the global and local public health issues. It aims to facilitate entry into a wide range of challenging & rewarding careers in the public health sector. Through our Master degree , the department of public health is a home to the students for developing expertise in different areas. This course will give the students an increased focus on research across a range of topics related to public health in applied context. If any one is a professional in health services or working in a non-health care setting and expand his / her career into senior management roles, this course may contribute substantially and it has been designed for him / her. This course will equip the learners with practical expertise in leadership and management of projects, health agencies, services and programmes. It will also provide the incumbent with the skills and knowledge to conduct applied research in health or community services settings, and develop and implement health related programmes and services. It offers opportunities for those who want to learn more about a variety of specialties in health field to strengthen analytical skills.

This course is open to almost all categories of people having Bachelor and Master degrees with experience in social and health related activities.

Many of the employers recognize the high quality of our MPH program, and our graduates receive premier jobs in academia, private sector, and government organization. After obtaining their MPH degree from ASAUB, quite a good number of professionals have been contributing in the arena of public health at the national and international organizations with name and fame.

I hope that the inspiring students, under the guidance of the dedicated faculties and administration would lead this Department to a coveted and recognized position in the field of Public Health in Bangladesh.

Thank you for joining us at the Department of Public Health in working towards advancements in the field of public health.

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Abdul Bari
Chairman, Department of Public Health
ASAUB