Public Health Curriculum
The Master of Public Health Degree Program consists of 42 credits drawn from required and elective courses. This CEPH requirement applies to all programs accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.
The Graduate Certificate in Public Health consists of 15 credits all of which are required courses. Students in the certificate program enroll in the core public health courses with students in the MPH program.
All students must maintain continual enrollment. The public health courses allow students to achieve the skills necessary to provide leadership in addressing public and community health issues.
MPH Credit Breakdown
5 Core Course - 15 credits
3 Community Health Courses - 9 credits
Ethics Course - 3 credits
Elective Courses - 8-9 credits
Field Placement (includes 1 credit for Preparation) - 3-6 credits
Capstone Project - 3 credits
Total MPH Degree Required Credits - 42