Master of Public Health

Curricular Requirements

The Master of Public Health is a two-year course of study with classes conveniently offered in the evening, generally from 4 PM to 9 PM Monday through Thursday on a term basis - Fall, Spring I and Spring II. To complete the Master of Public Health degree, students are required to earn a minimum of 45 credits maintaining a grade point average of B (3.0), complete a 150-hour Applied Practice Experience and write a Culminating Experience (Master’s Thesis, First Author Manuscript, or Capstone).

Navigating Through the MPH Degree

MPH students must read and continually reference the Student Handbook, Curriculum Guide, Applied Practice Experience Guide, Culminating Experience Guide, Track Checklists, and Sample Curriculum to understand the expectations of the Master of Public Health degree.

Students should contact the Academic Program Office with questions regarding policies and procedures, degree requirements, and questions or concerns regarding the Program.

Students are expected to seek guidance from their Specialty Track Advisor regarding their interest in specific topics in public health. Specialty Track Advisors can provide information and advice regarding elective courses, Applied Practice Experience and Culminating Experience opportunities, proposals, competencies, and development, as well as information on the public health profession.

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