Master of Public Health (MPH)
The MPH degree is a professional degree for students who require a broad general academic experience in public health. Students will acquire competency in the fundamental public health disciplines. This includes research design and conduct, data analysis and policy analysis, communications, program planning and administration, public health systems and the organization of health services in the United States and Latin America, recognition and analysis of ethical issues in public health and professional practice, the needs of special populations, and the integration of these core disciplines in public health decision making.
We recognize the importance of practical knowledge and skills for those entering the field of public health. The MPH degree provides comprehensive education in areas of knowledge basic to public health: biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health sciences, health services administration/health economics, and social and behavioral sciences. The MPH degree is a professional degree for students who require a broad general academic experience in public health.
The 45 credit degree program consists of 27 credits of core coursework, 12 credits of electives and 6 credits for the capstone/culminating experience. The MPH program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
Average Program Duration: 2 years
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