Master of Public Health / Biosecurity & Disaster Preparedness
Saint Louis University

Program Details

The online Master of Public Health in Biosecurity and Disaster Preparedness trains students to mitigate, prevent, prepare for, respond to, or recover from natural or manmade biological events that could harm humans, animals or the environment, such as biological terrorism or avian influenza.  These are complex humanitarian events requiring a multi-disciplinary approach, incorporating clinical medicine, public health, veterinary medicine, epidemiology, environmental health, business, law enforcement, and emergency management.


  • Transcript(s) from all previous academic coursework from accredited institutions of higher education
  • Recommendations
  • Resume
  • Personal statement
  • A bachelor's degree that includes at least 12 credit hours of college-level coursework in biological, chemical and/or physical sciences and at least one college-level math course is preferred

Special Accreditation

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation Statement

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