Doctor of Public Health
Georgia Southern University

Program Details

Gain advanced skills to prepare you to become a leader in the field with the Doctorate of Public Health. Graduates of this program will be well equipped to shape health policy, improve health, and prevent disease.

The Public Health Leadership concentration may be completed entirely online. Coursework focuses on leadership training. Classes emphasize the importance of problem-solving, analyzing health needs, and developing policies. Students will learn how to conduct research and apply their findings to solve community health issues.

This online Public Health degree covers topics such as:

  • Health organization strategic planning
  • Financial management of public health organizations
  • Health informatics and decision making
  • Health economics, policy, and the political process

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Georgia Southern University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • GRE may be waived for applicants with a terminal degree from a regionally accredited college/university.