Master of Public Health
North Dakota State University

Program Details

Make a difference in your community with the online Master of Public Health degree.  Learn to protect and improve the health of others in a program that is designed for graduates and employees in health-related fields who hold a bachelor’s degree or higher in their field.  Foundational courses focus on core competencies used throughout the public health field, such as biostatistics, environmental health, leadership and research in public health, and the social and behavioral sciences. 

Choose a specialization that focuses on the areas of public health that interest you the most.  

  • The Community Health Sciences specialization focuses on promoting and managing health as well as chronic disease prevention.  An American Indian Public Health option is available within this specialization.
  • The Epidemiology specialization dives deeper into the epidemiology aspect of public health and features two program options:
    • American Indian Public Health 
    • Management of Infectious Diseases

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation & Licensing

North Dakota State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Requires a degree or significant experience in a public health related field