Master of Public Health
Simmons College

Program Details

Simmons College offers the online Master of Public Health. This program is designed to give students the real-world skills needed to positively impact public health and address health inequity on a local, national, and global scale. Students analyze how population health is shaped by factors such as economics, environment, education, occupation, race, and other systems of advantage and disadvantage. 

Students also learn core public health methodology, leadership, and advocacy skills needed to effectively design, implement, and evaluate programs, policies, and campaigns targeted at improving population health equity.

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Simmons College is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

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 in-person attendance of two immersion experiences, one at the Boston campus, and another destination immersion