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Master of Public Health

Program Details

The online Master of Public Health (MPH) degree is designed to prepare professionals to resolve complex health issues and enhance the wellbeing of communities in the U.S. and around the world. Through excellence in teaching, research, and service, this respected online program seeks to educate and develop capable leaders in the public health workforce by closely aligning with academic community partners and by empowering students to address relevant public health problems today.


  • Must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) 
  • Three character references
  • Official transcripts showing a conferred bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Resume/CV
  • Statement of purpose and interest
  • Graduate essay
  • Statement of Understanding

Accreditation & Licensing

Higher Learning Commission

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)


This program is currently not open for admission to residents of New York.