Master of Public Health / Primary Health Care & Health Disparities
Oregon Health & Science University

Program Details

The online Master of Public Health in Primary Health Care and Health Disparities provides a foundation in core public health disciplines of epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental systems, behavioral theory, and health systems organization.  The courses also address public health policy and practice with particular emphasis on improving primary health care accessibility and quality for underserved populations.  The program is based on concepts and principles which emphasize improvements in universal coverage, service delivery, public policy, leadership, and stakeholder participation.


  • Successful completion of at least one undergraduate-level statistics course from an accredited academic institution.
  • Conferred Bachelor’s degree from an accredited academic institution with a final, cumulative, minimum GPA of 3.0 out of a 4.0 scale.
  • A background check
  • A personal statement 
  • Official transcript from any higher education institution attended.
  • Three letters of recommendation 
  • Curriculum vitae or resume

Special Accreditation

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Geographic Restrictions

At this time, OHSU is not able to accept applications into their online Public Health program who have permanent residence status in the states of Florida or Massachusetts.