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MPH Degree

Master's of Public Health Degree (MPH)

The MPH degree program is designed to prepare graduates to address the major public health problems of the 21st century. Students will master the knowledge, skills, and approaches necessary essential for public health leaders including:

  • critical thinking skills
  • an interdisciplinary approach to problem solving
  • a commitment to self-directed, lifelong learning

The full-time MPH offers five majors in the core disciplines of public health -- biostatistics; epidemiology; occupational and environmental health; health management and policy; social and behavioral sciences. After coursework in each of the core disciplines in Year 1, students confirm an MPH major and in Year 2 complete major-specific required courses, electives and a culminating experience.

The full-time program is structured on a quarter basis, with a total credit hour requirement of 64 credit hours.