Expand your knowledge base in public health, sharpen your professional skills, deepen your knowledge of community health issues, and prepare to assume a greater professional responsibility with UMass Amherst’s MPH in community health education.

Designed for experienced public health professionals, the 42-credit program combines a foundation in public health theory and practice with a focus on addressing community health inequities. Its unique curriculum features a practicum that allows students to apply public health knowledge and skills in a real-world setting, working with a community or public sector organization to assess public health needs.

MPH Community Health Education course requirements:

  • Five public health core courses (15 credits)
  • Five community health education core courses (15 credits)
  • Two electives of your choice (6 credits)
  • Community applied practice experience (3 credits)
  • Integrative learning experience (3 credits)