Master of Public Health (MPH)

Executive Public Health Administration & Policy MPH

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Become a leader in public health administration, management, and policy while working full-time.

Tailored to working public and population health professionals, the Executive Public Health Administration & Policy MPH program supports students seeking leadership roles in government agencies, nonprofits, health systems, and other organizations that aim to improve the health of populations.

Advantages of the Program

  • Efficient. Earn your MPH degree in as little as 30 months, with limited time on campus with a focus on practical skill development including leadership, health policy, and management skills.
  • Flexible. A primarily online curriculum gives you the flexibility to complete your degree while you work and offers iIn-state tuition for all students regardless of the state of residency.
  • Exposure. Each cohort includes students with rich and diverse health professional experience, providing broader perspective and deep peer-to-peer learning.
  • High ranking. A degree from a top public school of public health provides distinction in competitive career environments.

Program Format

The Executive Public Health Administration & Policy MPH program is delivered in a learning cohort model that blends online and on-campus coursework and can be completed in as little as 30 months. All students start the program together and progress through the same curriculum, providing opportunities to learn and work together.

Most of the coursework is online. The on-campus commitment includes five visits that are each three to four days long and focus on leadership, health policy, management, and applied case studies.

Cohort 12

The next cohort (cohort 12) starts in August 2024 with an on-campus visit. You may also begin taking courses in advance of the cohort start date.

Program Options

Public Health Administration & Policy
Full-time two year residential MPH program.

Distance Public Health Administration and Policy
A fully online version of the program that may be completed from any country in the world. Two starts per year, Spring and Fall term.

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.
Explore the traditional program. Explore the executive program. Explore the distance program.
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