The online Doctor of Public Health in Leadership is tailored to mid-career public health professionals who want to expand their knowledge and practice of public health through a program that provides comprehensive leadership training in all areas of public health, exposing students to the latest in research, practice, and theory. Courses teach the skills to lead practice-based research, influence public health policy, effect change in health systems and institutions and assume key roles in the public health community at local, national, and international levels.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Illinois at Chicago is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Have three or more years of full-time, paid, professional experience in public health in a leadership position
- Attendance at the yearly DrPH Summer Institute, a three-day program in August, is essential and required of all DrPH Leadership students.