Master of Public Health
Lamar University

Program Details

Lamar University offers the online Master of Public Health with a concentration in Health Disparities. This concentration focuses on the burden of chronic conditions (obesity, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and several forms of cancers) among low socioeconomic populations. Addressing these chronic diseases through culturally appropriate interventions is very critical in bridging the gap. This program trains public health professionals who are skilled in addressing health disparities.

Required Courses in Health Disparities:

  • Health Program Planning and Evaluation in Diverse Communities
  • Research Methods in Health Education in Diverse Populations
  • Foundations of Health Education in Diverse Communities
  • US and International Health Disparities

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Lamar University is accredited by:

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

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

Official College Transcript(s)