Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)

The M.P.H. degree program provides graduate education for practicing professionals or other applicants with relevant environmental health-related experience. In addition to the five public health core courses, the M.P.H. student completes a core of four environmental health sciences courses, electives, a practice experience, and a culminating experience of an M.P.H. project or capstone course. The M.P.H. degree may be completed in three semesters plus the intervening summer. A minimum of 42 credits is required.

Information for students on the MPH Practicum Experience:

  • PUBHLTH 698 (3 credits)

NOTE: Required of all M.P.H. students unless a Practicum Experience Waiver Form is approved.

Click on the documents in the "Download" area at the side of this webpage to download the MPH Practicum Student Handbook or individual forms.

  • MPH Practicum Student Handbook  (Campus-based students only)
  • Form I- Practicum Planning Form  
  • Form II - Practicum Scope of Work Form
  • Form III - Practicum Contact Hour Log
  • Form IV- Student One Month Evaluation of the Practicum Form
  • Form V - Site Supervisor Evaluation of the Student’s Practicum Performance Form
  • Form VI - Student Evaluation of the Practicum Form
  • APPENDIX: Concentration Specific Competencies
  • Student Travel Form
  • Gift Policy

Information for students on the MPH Project and Culminating Experience:

  • M.P.H. project, PUBHLTH 696D (3 credits)
  • Platform presentation based on the project
  • Preparation of a poster for a professional society meeting

Information for students on the MPH Non-Project Option and Culminating Experience:

  • 3 additional PUBHLTH courses selected in consultation with one's advisor
  • Written comprehensive examination
  • Preparation of a poster for a professional society meeting