Master of Public Health / Public Health Practice
University of South Florida-Main Campus

Program Details

The online Master of Public Health with a concentration in Public Health Practice incorporates core competencies while tailoring courses to the unique needs of public health care practitioners.  The curriculum provides the tools to work within the areas of surveillance, evaluation, education, and clinical care of national, state, and local populations as it seeks to bring together the pragmatic needs of the practitioner and the production of scholarly inquiry to contribute to the welfare of populations.  The program provides an opportunity to develop public health practice leadership skills, learn advanced tools to help protect and improve the health of the greater community, and expand knowledge of modern health care organizations.


  • Minimal on-campus requirements of no more than one calendar week
  • GRE taken within five years preceding application or equivalent scores
  • Earned an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution with a “B” average on upper division coursework
  • Minimum of two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose and objectives
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Other concentration-specific prerequisites may be necessary

Special Accreditation

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges