About the MPH Degree Program
The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree program offers coursework towards a 42-credit Master of Public Health degree or 15-credit Graduate Certificate in Public Health. Students may also enroll in courses as non-degree or special students. Courses are offered in a convenient, distance-learning format; all can be completed online. Visit the Prospective Students page to learn more about how to enroll.
Housed within the Institute for Health and Society, the MPH program’s mission is closely aligned with the Institute’s as well as the mission of the Medical College of Wisconsin. The MPH program provides a major component of these broader missions to advance the health of the public.
Although the program is now available to interested individuals holding a bachelor's degree or higher, it was established in 1986 for physicians and other licensed health care practitioners. The MPH program has had a highly successful history of helping students reach their educational goals. More than 1800 physicians have enrolled in the MPH program in order to increase their knowledge and further their careers.
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