Master of
Public Health

The Master of Public Health (MPH) program provides a thorough understanding of public health, enabling students to put principles into effect in both research and practical contexts. The individual and teamwork skills acquired will equip students for positions in a variety of public, non-governmental organizations as well as international settings. Emphasis is placed on the core competencies of public health. The purpose of this program is to provide a broad educational background for those already working in the health care field or those interested in pursuing a career in public health. The MPH program offers a general concentration and a community health education concentration.

To achieve the objective of this program, the following learning outcomes have been established:

  1. Students will analyze the factors affecting the etiology, incidence, and prevalence of major health problems in populations to develop and implement public health programs.
  2. Students will compare and contrast the ethical influences of cultural, socioeconomic, and environmental factors and lifestyle choices as it relates to public health.
  3. Students will use research protocol to interpret the statistical significance of epidemiological reports in public health studies. 
  4. Students will evaluate the impact of economic, social, and political factors on health policy.

General Concentration

The General concentration is designed for students to meet their specific educational goals and enhance their career opportunities.

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