Earning a degree in public health will involve exploring the disciplines of biostatistics, environmental health, epidemiology, health policy and behavioral science – all in the context of applied efforts meant to improve the quality of life for people in local communities, and around the world.
Master’s degree programs in public health welcome students from diverse backgrounds. In fact, a bachelor’s degree in any major will fulfill virtually all undergraduate requirements for enrolling in an MPH program. This makes the MPH an ideal option for career changers looking to establish themselves in the field of public health.
Those that haven’t completed undergraduate studies are encouraged to enroll in an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program in public health as a way to prepare for an MPH program or for direct-entry into the workforce.
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- MPH@GW is the online Master of Public Health program from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University. Fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), MPH@GW allows you to attend classes online, view and complete coursework 24/7 from anywhere and collaborate with renowned professors and accomplished peers without putting your life on hold. Complete your MPH in one year. GRE waivers available.
- Simmons' online Master of Public Health program, MPH@Simmons, is designed to give you the real-world skills you need to address health inequity on a local, national, and global scale. You'll learn core public health methodology, leadership, and advocacy skills needed to improve population health equity. No GRE required. Request Information.