Master in Public Health
University of New England

Program Details

The University of New England is an innovative and established leader in the online learning community. All of our online courses offer a multi-dimensional distance learning experience using a student-centered approach, specifically designed to accommodate different learning styles and the schedules of working professionals. 

UNE Online’s 46-credit Master of Public Health can be completed in just 18 months, and requires no GRE or campus visits. The program is designed to enhance student’s skills in a variety of public health areas including global health, program development and planning, financial management, leadership, health literacy, policy, law, and ethics. The MPH program prepares public health leaders with the knowledge and skills to prevent disease and injury and promote the health of individuals and communities. 

The only CEPH accredited public health program in Maine, this is a very convenient, flexible, generalist degree program. By focusing on practice and management, an MPH from UNE will provide you with the basic knowledge, skills and values to gain employment or get promoted in the burgeoning field of public health. 

The University of New England is regionally accredited by the New England Association of schools and colleges (NEASC). Accreditation by the Association indicates that the institution has been carefully evaluated and found to meet standards agreed upon by qualified educators.


  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university, or its equivalent
  • 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA
  • Completion of college-level courses in mathematics and science with a minimum grade of a “B” or satisfactory completion of a graduate level course in mathematics or science. 
    • Please Note: In lieu of college-level courses in either, students may submit GRE subject test scores in mathematics or science, or the GRE quantitative ability score. Current employment in a setting conducive to applying course concepts and strategies is highly desirable. 
  • Professional resume or CV
  • Goal Statements
  • Two completed recommendations

Special Accreditation

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education