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Online Master of Public Health Coursework

The Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) consists of 14 courses and total 43 credits. The degree can be completed in just two years with or without a graduate certificate.

By graduation, you will be able to:

  • Analyze and solve public health problems with statistical methods
  • Prevent and control public health problems by analyzing patterns of disease and injury
  • Improve population health problems through research
  • Implement a culturally competent and ethical approach to public health practice, research, policy development and health disparities
  • Develop, analyze and evaluate public health interventions and policies to improve population health

Throughout the program, you complete 7 core courses, 5 electives, and 2 capstone courses. Students may earn a graduate certificate in Health Management and Policy, Health Education and Promotion, Data Analytics or Epidemiology with their five elective courses. Students are not required to select a graduate certificate to complete and are able to select five elective courses to fulfill their degree requirements.

Build Experience With Your Internship

In completing your internship, you'll gain 240 hours of direct field experience under the supervision of faculty to gain additional real-world insights into public health that can build your résumé. If you're already working in your desired field, it's possible you can complete your internship with your current employer.

Core (Foundation) Courses (21 credits)


Capstone Courses (7 credits)


Elective Courses (15 credits)


Optional Certificate (15 credits)