The Online Master of Public Health teaches the core public health competencies using a team-based learning approach. Students learn to assess community assets and needs and apply participatory approaches to solving public health problems in communities, and also learn to develop, implement, monitor, evaluate, and improve public health programs, policies, and interventions. Courses teach epidemiological and biostatistical methods, leadership skills, strategies to reduce health inequalities, and about environmental health principles and approaches.
% OnlineMostly Online
Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Washington is accredited by:
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Students must attend six on-campus sessions (one per quarter, 3-5 days) at Puget Sound Plaza in downtown Seattle.