DrPH – Public Health
Capella University

Program Details

Learn to lead effectively through policy and the implementation of fruitful population health programs with this online Doctorate of Public Health from Capella. You’ll learn to improve the quality of healthcare through the design of such programs that address current trends and issues, while strategizing solutions to long-term health issues. This online doctorate from Capella integrates a practicum and capstone project. Courses likely taught as a part of the curriculum include:

  • Design and Implementation of Public Health Strategies
  • Community Health Behavior and Promotion
  • Leadership and Emerging Trends in Public Health
  • Applied Methods in Epidemiology

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

  • Higher Learning Commission: www.hlcommission.org, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552), www.capella.edu

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Criminal Background Check, Official College Transcript(s)