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Master of Public Health

Program Details

The online Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program at the University of South Dakota develops public health practitioners and leaders to address public health needs of rural communities. In partnership with South Dakota State University, the program adopts an interprofessional approach the five core areas of public health:

  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Services Administration
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Environmental Health


  • One official transcript verifying receipt of an undergraduate degree and previous graduate credit earned
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Letter of Recommendation Form
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check upon acceptance

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission