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Master of Public Health

About the MPH Program

The Master of Public Health (MPH) is a cohort model program that trains health professionals through educational programs, research and community service opportunities so that they may have the knowledge and skill necessary to make a substantive contribution to the health of individuals, communities and the environment.

The program prepares students for leadership positions in public health, other public and private health promoting agencies and health care institutions.

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Emphasis Areas

Students in the MPH program will choose from one of three emphasis areas: Prevention and Intervention Programming, Data-Driven Decision-Making or Health Management and Leadership.

Prevention and Intervention Programming

Emphasis Area

Data-Driven Decision-Making

Emphasis Area

Health Management and Leadership

Emphasis Area

Research, Service, and Networking Opportunities

The Master of Public Health program works closely with the Center for Health Policy and the Center for the Study of Aging to give students access to community-based research and service opportunities. Students also support the coordination of health-oriented events where they can network with healthcare professionals from a wide variety of organizations.