Master of Public Health / Public Health Practice & Policy
University of Maryland-College Park

Program Details

The online Master of Public Health in Public Health Practice and Policy addresses issues locally, nationally, and internationally. Students will gain the skills and knowledge necessary for advanced leadership positions in public health. This online program is perfect for healthcare professionals seeking to increase their marketable skills and move up in their careers.

Courses include, but are not limited to:

  • Public health ethics
  • Leadership and policy analysis
  • Applied data laboratory

The curriculum also includes an internship and capstone project that integrates their learning with experience. Career opportunities include jobs in research, policy analysis (federal, state, or local), healthcare administration, and more. The online master’s degree in public health practice and policy allows graduates to make a positive impact in the world.

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Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Maryland-College Park is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent