Public health professionals make the world a safer and healthier place. Our public health practice graduate degree gives you the advanced skills and knowledge to make a meaningful contribution to this vital  perspective.

Designed for working public health and health care professionals and one of the first online, accredited degrees of its kind, our 42-credit program combines a foundation in public health theory with every aspect of public health practice from epidemiology to policy. Its unique curriculum gives you the latitude to tie coursework to your goals or interests. And because it’s online, you get to collaborate with students from across the country and the world, learning from both faculty and each other.

MPH in PHP course requirements:

  • Six public health core courses (18 credits) ranging from biostatistics to public health leadership
  • Three research-based courses, including research methods, a practicum, and a final capstone project that gives you the framework to delve into a current issue of your choice (9 credits)
  • Five electives from your choice of over 40 biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health sciences or nutrition courses (15 credits)