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Master of Public Health / Emergency Preparedness

Program Details

Benedictine University’s online Master of Public Health (MPH) offers you a flexible way to advance your career, whether in the private or public sector. With a 30-year legacy of graduating public health leaders, the program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

With a focus in emergency preparedness, you will graduate with the following skills and knowledge:

  •  Risk management
  • Crisis and disaster management
  • Risk assessment
  • Emergency communications
  • Decision making
  • Disaster recovery process
  • Strategic planning

A GRE-waiver is available to students who qualify, there is no residency requirement associated with the curriculum, and all students have access to support, tutoring and professional development services.


  • You must have an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements may be admitted on a provisional basis
  • A GRE waiver is available to students who qualify
  • Official, sealed copies of your transcripts from any and all previously attended colleges and universities, mailed to the address below
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional references
  • Resume detailing your professional work experience
  • Letter of Intent

Accreditation & Licensing

The Higher Learning Commission

 Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)