Master of Public Health (MPH)

Is a Master of Public Health (MPH) Degree Right for You?

A Master of Public Health (MPH) emphasizes the practical aspects of public health and prepares you for a career in population health and community awareness. Most MPH programs are completed in two years and often require engagement in the community as part of the degree.

Full-Time, In-Person Master of Public Health Programs

Community Health Promotion
Design community based program and policy interventions that improved the health of communities.

Environmental Health
Address environmental and occupational health concerns while focusing on a specialty area of concentration.

Epidemiology is the study of the frequency, distribution, and determinants of disease in humans.

Maternal & Child Health
Improve the health of mothers, children, youth, and families. Students may complete their degree entirely online, entirely in-person, or by taking a combination of online and in-person courses.

Public Health Nutrition
Examine the links between diet, nutrition, and communities.

Public Health Administration & Policy
Manage organizations and influence policy to improve population health. SPH also offers an Executive Public Health Administration & Policy program for working professionals.

Collaborate on the design of research studies and address research questions through analysis and data.

More Master of Public Health degree options at the School of Public Health

Executive & Distance Degrees
Our executive and distance programs blend online coursework with intensive in-person courses, allowing for flexibility in your continued learning. Plus, our Public Health Administration & Policy program and our Public Health Nutrition program are available at Arizona State University while obtaining your MPH will be from University of Minnesota School of Public Health.

Dual & Joint Degrees
Our dual and joint degree programs provide a foundation in public health while complementing professional practice.

4/1 Accelerated MPH in Environmental Health
Graduate with both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in five years. This program is intended for undergraduate students in the College of Biological Sciences who are interested in investigating health hazards in our environment, protecting worker health, and establishing the basis for public health policy.