MPH – Public Health
Capella University

Program Details

The online Master of Public Health degree offers skills and knowledge you’ll need to help improve community health. The foundational concepts, theories, and practices you learn can be used to promote healthy lifestyles across populations.

Classes examine health disparities, the epidemiology of various diseases, and conducting program evaluations. Two practicum experiences allow you to gain real-world experience working with other public health officials. The school also offers a simulated health care environment for students to practice problem-solving, communication, and collaboration.

Students in this online MPH program will study topics related to:

  • Environmental health concepts in public health
  • Social determinants of health equity
  • Learning to lead in public health settings
  • Public health program planning and evaluation

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 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)