Master of Public Health (MPH)

Distance Public Health Administration & Policy MPH

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Get your MPH in public health administration, management, and policy fully online. This means you can get a degree from a top 10 school of public health wherever you are in the world!

The Distance Public Health Administration & Policy (D-PHAP) MPH program is tailored to students who have recently completed an undergraduate degree and to individuals returning to school after time in the workforce. The degree is ideal for individuals interested in a career in public and population health, leadership roles in government agencies, nonprofits, health systems, and other organizations that aim to improve the health of populations.

This is a full-time fully accredited MPH degree. Students will participate in online classrooms with traditional and executive students. Although we encourage continued employment, especially in public and population health settings during the program, full-time employment may be difficult.

Which PHAP program is right for you?

Advantages of the Distance Public Health Administration & Policy MPH

  • Efficient. Earn your MPH degree in as little as 21 months (for full-time students)
  • Flexible. Online curriculum and fully asynchronous lectures gives you the flexibility to complete your degree on your schedule.
  • Diverse Perspectives. Learn with students from all over the world, providing deep peer-to-peer learning.
  • High ranking. A degree from a top 10 school of public health provides distinction in competitive career environments.
  • Accessible. In-state tuition for all students regardless of your state or country of residency.
  • Practical. Focused on developing leadership, health policy, and management skills.
    International students: No visa necessary.

Program Format (Distance)

The Distance Public Health Administration & Policy MPH program is delivered in a format that is 100% online. The MPH degree may be completed in as little as 21 months.

The program may be started in Fall (early September) or Spring (mid January) Semester.

Which PHAP Program is Right for You?

Traditional on-campus Executive Distance
The program is on campus, with options for taking some courses online. The program is mostly online, with five short (2-4 day) visits to campus. The program is completely online.
There is no required work experience. You have at least three years of work experience. There is no required work experience.
You want to be embedded in a campus student experience. You want to remain in current location and job. You want to remain in current location and/or job.
You prefer classroom instruction. You value a mix of on-campus interaction and online convenience. You enjoy online instruction.
You value the traditional campus class model. You value the cohort model. You value independence and efficiency.
The traditional PHAP program requires a student visa for international students. E-PHAP is not an option for international students (unfortunately, student visa restrictions will not allow international students to participate in the executive program). No student visa is required.
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