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Master of Public Health

Make Public Health Your Mission

Elmhurst University’s Master of Public Health program prepares you to take on complex health challenges that affect the people living in your community and around the globe.

Earn your degree and open up a world of career possibilities—in health care, research, public policy and more in-demand fields. Our program is designed with your goals in mind.

  • 100% online
  • Part-time, cohort model
  • Fall 2020 scholarships available
  • Two years to complete your degree
  • Fall start only

The Right People on Your Side

Our mission is to give you the skills and connections you need to achieve your goals. Elmhurst’s Master of Public Health faculty members are experienced industry leaders. They dedicate themselves to providing a high-value education and hands-on experience in the health care field.

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Career Opportunities in Public Health

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that 15.6 million new health care positions will be created by 2022. Below is just a sampling of professions that require a strong background in public health.

  • Biostatistics and informatics
  • Community health
  • Environmental health
  • Epidemiology and research
  • Contact tracer
  • Medical and health service manager
  • Public health analyst
  • Public policy and administration

Admission Requirements

Learn how to apply for admission to graduate study.

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