Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health
Walden University

Program Details

The PhD in Public Health from Walden University allows you to build on your skills and expertise to advance wellness among diverse populations. Students will be able to conduct original research in a public health topic of their choice. 

Classes study issues in disease and injury prevention, health informatics, and the importance of communications in the public health field. The curriculum explores strategies to promote positive health changes, contribute to public health knowledge, and help improve the health of individuals and communities. Graduates will be able to conduct research, raise public awareness of health issues, manage healthcare organizations, and contribute to policy development.

Career options for graduates include:

  • Health department director
  • Biostatistician
  • Health policy advisor
  • Faculty/professor
  • Public health consultant
  • Epidemiologist

Requirements

  • Program is designed for students who hold a Master of Public Health (MPH) or an MS in Public Health.

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island