List of Accredited Online Degrees

Students pursuing a Health and Medicine degree can design a curriculum with the concentration in Public Health. Public Health is the science and social skill of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through organized efforts and informed choices. Public health facilities use well disclosed information to education a society, an organization, public and private institutions as well as communities and individuals.

Public Health professionals analyze threats to the common public by evaluating habits and precautions communities perform. The prevention, treatment and irradiation of illnesses as well as the education of common good health habits for a specific ‘population’, whether it be a handful of patients or an entire city, is the primary goal of a public health division. The World Health Organization defines health as: ""a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity"". A higher level of education in a Public health will enable students to understand the foundations of epidemiology, biostatistics and health services, environmental health, community health, behavioral health, health economics, public policy, insurance medicine and occupational health.

Students and graduates of a Health and Medicine degree will use public health practices when developing plans and methods for prevention and management of diseases, injuries and other health conditions through promotion of healthy behaviors, communities and environments. The impact of preventable measures for most diseases are simple, non-medical behaviors such as hand washing with soap and in other cases, proper and well informed control of a disease can be vital when preventing further contamination. Public health programs contribute to the health of populations and increases in life expectancy.

Graduates of an advanced education program in Public Health are willing and able to use communication, education and modern research methods to improve the health and quality of life. Successful professionals will enter the competitive job market with the knowledge and skills needed to work closely with physicians specializing in areas of community medicine and social welfare.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

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Master of Public Health

The University of Arizona online Master of Public Health provides you with the unique opportunity to earn a degree that makes a difference, not just in your life and career, but in the well-being ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    42
  • Credit Type:
    Per Trimester

MPH - Public Health

Capella University's online Master's in Public Health degree deepens your knowledge of public health issues and prepares you to create access in diverse environments. The curriculu...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    48
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

DrPH - Public Health

If you want to add extra measures of flexibility, professional achievement, and personal fulfillment to your health care career, Capella University’s online public health doctorate degree pr...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    80
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

DHA in Health Policy and Advocacy

Capella University's online Doctorate in Health Policy and Advocacy degree program prepares you to advocate globally for positive health outcomes. This program focuses on such topics as U.S. h...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    92
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Master of Public Health / Nutrition

Liberty University offers a Masters of Public Health degree with a concentration in Nutrition.  The degree is designed to help graduate students master the skills intrinsic to the field of pu...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    42
  • Credit Type:

Master of Public Health / Health Promotion

Liberty University offers a Masters of Public Health degree with a concentration in Health Promotion.  The degree is designed to help graduate students master the skills intrinsic to the fiel...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    42
  • Credit Type:

Master of Public Health in Global Health

The Master of Public Health in Global Health is designed for individuals who want to study more in-depth the topics of biostatistics and epidemiology. Throughout the program, topics such as enviro...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    42
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Health Education

Ashford University offers a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Health Education could be ideal for individuals who wish to educate and help improve the health of others. Students should learn about health...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness

The online Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness degree could open the door to a range of career opportunities in health care—and health and wellness —related industries.* It is d...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    180
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Master of Public Health in Nutrition

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  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    44
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Public Health in Public Health Practice

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  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    42
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Professional Studies / Public Health Administration

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  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Certificate in Community Health Promotion

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Bachelor of General Studies / Health Promotion

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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    124
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Certificate in Community Development

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    9
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Certificate in Community Health

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    15
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Master of Science in Family & Community Services

Kansas State University’s master’s degree in family and community services allows students to better understand families and the management and delivery of services to them in a community context....

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  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Master of Arts in Communication / Health Communication

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  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Course

Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion

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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Public Health

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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:

Master of Science in Environmental Safety & Health

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  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Master of Arts in Health Studies / Health Promotion

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  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Master of Science in Human Environmental Sciences / General Studies

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  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Graduate Certificate in Environmental Health & Safety Management

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    15
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental Sciences / General Studies

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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

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