Program Overview

Creighton University has a long history of providing highly respected health science degree programs across a variety of fields. The online Master of Public Health is an interdisciplinary degree that focuses on the foundations of contemporary public health with courses in community-based participatory research, public health ethics and public health systems management.

This MPH is a fully online program (no residency requirement), and is built on a dynamic core curriculum and offers two concentrations to choose from through which students can customize their degree to match their individual interests and career goals including:

  • Public Health Services Administration: Leadership and management of health-related agencies and organizations is the focus of this concentration. Students explore best practices for the promotion and protection of public health as applied to a variety of public-sector, non-profit and private settings. From service delivery to strategic and program planning, students will develop invaluable leadership and administrative skills specific to the public health environment.

The online Master of Public Health (MPH) from Creighton University will help you identify and meet the evolving health and wellness needs of diverse populations in your community and beyond. With emphasis on vulnerable, underserved and marginalized populations, the online MPH examines social inequities that impact health and well being. This gives students the tools they need to become positive agents for change as they pursue professional goals in service to those who may be at risk.

Program Outcomes
Graduates of Creighton’s Master of Public Health program will be able to:

  • Identify the totality of health problems and needs of defined populations
  • Demonstrate competency to carry out broad public health functions in local, state, national and international settings
  • Plan, implement and evaluate programs to address identified public health needs in cooperation with community members

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Requirements

    • Curriculum vitae
    • Essay
    • Three recommendations
    • Transcripts
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): All international applicants from countries in which English is not the primary language must demonstrate proficiency in the English language by submitting a minimum TOEFL score of 100 iBT (213 CBT/550 PBT) International applicants who received their baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited institution in the U.S., United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or Africa (English-speaking only) are not required to submit a TOEFL score report.

    School Overview

    Creighton University, located in Omaha, Nebraska, offers a top-ranked education in the Jesuit tradition for people who want to contribute something meaningful to the world. It's where students, faculty and staff thrive in a supportive community committed to Jesuit, Catholic values and traditions. And, it's where students learn to become leaders through service to others.

    Founded in 1878, Creighton is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the U.S. Our more than 8,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students come to Creighton each year to find their place in the world through lives of leadership and service.

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