MPH students complete 10.5 credits (42 semester hours), including the MPH core and one elective. Exception: Required hours for currently licensed health professionals is 10.25 (41.75 semester hours), as MPH 506 Role Development for Public Health Practice I is waived for these students. The core includes a three-course sequence of Research-Practicum-Capstone courses in which students focus on a practice area of special interest.
Electives (choose 1):
NOTE: MPH 506 may be waived for health professionals. If MPH 506 is waived, students are required to complete 13 courses for a total of 10.25 credits (41 semester hours) to earn the degree.
The MPH is a part-time program designed to be flexible and convenient for working adults. The program is offered fully online except for the practicum, which students complete in a local setting.