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Public Health Sciences

Master of Public Health Online

Applications Are Open For The Fall 2024 Cohort

The Department of Public Health Sciences offers an online Master of Public Health (MPH) degree with concentrations in Rural and Community Health and Outcomes and Quality Improvement.  This professional degree program is designed to meet the needs of a new era of broadened but more localized public health practice by equipping graduates with pertinent, practical skills to work in and lead public health initiatives in local communities.

No applications fees or GRE scores required.

Please submit your application by August 1, 2024 for consideration.

  • Program Goals

    The goal of the MPH program is to meet the national need of rebuilding the public health infrastructure and bring increased recognition of the value of public health training.  Through the emphasis on rural health, the program trains students in rural outreach and work to overcome the barriers that impact population health in rural communities.  The emphasis on outcomes research and applied evaluation allows students to be trained in health services implementation science and quality improvement to better equip them for work in the health services sector.

  • Program Requirements

    This 43-credit program includes 21 credits of core public health coursework, 10 credits of concentration coursework, 6 credits of elective coursework, and culminates in a 6 credit practicum experience. Online classes include synchronous meetings, self-directed study, and group projects. The degree is completed in two academic years, across four semesters.

  • Applying

    Applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2023 cohort.

    No applications fees or GRE scores required.

    Please submit your application by July 28, 2023 for consideration.

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  • Contact Us

    For more information please contact the program coordinator at:

Department of Public Health Sciences
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