Master of Public Health / Public Health Practice
University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Program Details

The Master of Public Health focusing on Public Health Practice is a general concentration degree. Aimed at working healthcare and public health professionals, the program from University of Massachusetts-Amherst provides students the opportunity to design a degree that meets their career goals or interests.

The curriculum includes several research courses, a practicum, and a Capstone project. Students can take from one to three courses per semester. And should life get busy, it is easy to take a semester off.

The program serves healthcare professionals, particularly those working as:

  • Doctors and nurses
  • Researchers
  • Registered dieticians and nutritionists
  • Educators 

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Massachusetts-Amherst is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GRE, 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

  • Applicants should have at least 3 years of professional, full-time experience in either public health or health care.