Master of Public Health (MPH)

Public Health Practice MPH

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Pair your advanced degree and professional experience with a flexible, hybrid top online master of public health degree.

The Executive Program in Public Health Practice offers working professionals the opportunity to understand, assess, and manage population health in public health, health care, and human services settings. It brings together the art and science of public health.

Tailor the MPH to fit your practice and career goals with a combination of onsite and online public health courses or complete it totally online. It is a high-tech and high-touch program that supports your goals and lifestyle.

The program is designed for professionals with an advanced degree, such as an MD, DDS, DVM, PharmD, PhD, MS, JD,  or public health professionals with significant work experience who have completed the School’s Public Health Core Concepts Certificate.

Why Minnesota?

  • Focus: Design the program to fit your interests and goals. Gain a broad understanding of public health practice or delve deep into a focus area such as public policy, food safety, or global health.
  • Flexible:  A combination of summer on-campus institutes and Web-based instruction offers a practical blend of on-campus and online distance-learning opportunities.
  • Design: Attend full time or part time or a combination of both to meet your lifestyle. You can finish as quickly as 16 months or take up to 5 years to complete your degree, average is 3.5 yr.
  • Affordable: Students in this program receive in-state tuition rates.
  • Quality: The MPH is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.

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Online Master of Public Health Degree

Which PHP Option is Right for You?

Current Students Working Professional
Students Either enrolled or admitted to a professional degree program (DDS, DNP, DVM, JD, MD, MHR, MPP, MURP, PharmD) The program is designed for professionals with an advanced degree, such as an DDS, DNP, DVM, JD, MD, MHR, MPP, MURP, PharmD, or public health professionals with significant work experience who have completed the School’s Public Health Core Concepts Certificate.
Format Flexible courses, online and on campus option, student choice Flexible courses, online and on campus option, student choice
Length Maximum 5 years to complete, average 3 years Maximum 5 years to complete, average 2 years
Number of Credits 42 credits total. With approval students may transfer up to 14 credits into MPH from their other professional or graduate program. 42 credits total. Potential to transfer in credit from a prior professional or graduate program.
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