Program Overview

UMass Amherst's new fully online MPH in Nutrition-the only one of its kind in the nation-lets you earn your credentials at your own pace, from anywhere in the world, without interrupting your career. With no residency requirement, you can fit your studies around your job as you enjoy highly interactive online coursework, extensive Internet library resources, discussions with professional colleagues from around the world, and access to UMass Amherst's renowned faculty and academic advisers. Boost your scientific background and build skills in program planning, policymaking, needs assessment, and public health research as you solidify your future in this critical emergent field.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

    The Council on Education for Public Health

    Requirements

    Minimum of three years' experience in public health or health care is eligible to apply for admission. You must be currently employed in a public health or health care position or be enrolled in an accredited medical residency program. 

    Restrictions

    The University of Massachusetts Amherst is presently not accepting applications or registrations for online courses, degrees or certificate programs from residents of Alabama and Arkansas.

    School Overview

    The School of Public Health and Health Sciences at UMass Amherst is a national leader in finding ways to maximize public health and quality of life. The School addresses complex health issues by integrating traditional core areas of public health with related health science disciplines, fostering a unique environment in which transdisciplinary research collaborations can flourish. Our award-winning faculty focuses on many pressing public health problems as well as cross-cutting issues such as:

    •     Obesity and diabetes prevention
    •     Women’s health
    •     Global health
    •     Aging and healthy living and 
    •     Autism spectrum disorders 

    The School of Public Health and Health Sciences is fully accredited by the Council of Education for Public Health. It offers a wide range of academic programs, including Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees. The School features numerous opportunities for community-based student internships, and experience in clinical and outreach programs and partnerships that promote health and the quality of life in diverse populations. It also offers flexible off-campus academic programs, including the highly-rated online MPH in Public Health Practice program that allows students from around the globe to earn a Master’s Degree in Public Health and in Nutrition. 

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