Master of Public Health / Maternal & Child Health
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Program Details

The online Master of Public Health in Maternal and Child Health is designed for individuals with a graduate degree and/or three years of professional experience who want to promote social and environmental conditions that contribute to the health of women, children, youth, and families.  Courses focus on public health skills development, such as program design and evaluation, advocacy, and epidemiology, and on Maternal and Child Health content, such as reproductive health, infant and child health, social disparities, family systems, and women’s health.  Graduates focus largely on socially and economically vulnerable populations in the United States and abroad.


  • Advanced standing track is designed for students who either have an advanced degree (e.g., MD, MS, MSW, MEd) or who have at least three years of professional experience 
  • Statement of Purpose and Objectives
  • Resume or CV
  • Official transcripts
  • Official GRE scores
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Added prerequisites may apply

Special Accreditation

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission