Master of Public Health
University of South Dakota

Program Details

Designed with rural communities in mind, the online Master of Public Health at the University of South Dakota is a partnership program with South Dakota State.  The objective of this MPH is to create leaders that:

  • Efficiently run hospitals in the fluctuating environment of healthcare reform
  • Improve the health and wellness of communities through public health departments
  • Contain healthcare costs and disease proliferation through epidemiological analysis and quality control

Your coursework will center upon health services administration, environmental health, epidemiology, biostatistics and the social and behavioral sciences.


  • 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

School Accreditation Statement

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