Public Health MPH

The Master of Public Health (MPH) in Public Health program is geared toward individuals who work or desire to work in the public health field. Students learn how to master all of the skills needed to monitor, plan, and evaluate public health program and services. Professionals with an MPH degree can hold positions of responsibility in a variety of settings. Coursework includes program planning and implementation of health promotion programs; health psychology; global health; and health promotion with special populations; among others. This program is offered both in thesis and non-thesis track.

The degree is offered 100% online to be more accessible to the working professional.  Students in this program will receive professional training and development in the areas such as but not limited to: corporate, commercial, community-based health agencies, local to national agencies and more. 

For more information about this program, please refer to the degree plans for thesis and non-thesis tracks. 

Master of Public Health in Public Health - Option I Thesis

Core Courses (18 semester hours)
HHPK 617Stat Proc Hlth/Hum Perf3
HHPH 510GLB/Principles of Environmental Health 3
HHPH 587Epidemiology 3
ECO 557Health Policy3
HHPH 547GLB/Health Psychology3
HHPK 519Research Methods in Human Performance3
Required Support Courses (15 semester hours)
HHPH 585Prog Design in Health Prom3
HHPH 544Health Prom Adm and Mgmt3
HHPH 550Health Prom w/Spec Popula3
HHPH 660GLB/Global Health Issues3
ECO 555Health Care Services in the U.S.3
Thesis (6 semester hours required)
HHPH 518Thesis (6 semester hours required)3-6
Elective Courses (3 semester hours)
ECO 556Health Economics3
HHPK 516Current Topics in Health & Human Performance3
HHPH 531Nutrition and Optimal Performance3
HHPK 534Exercise in Health and Disease3
Total Hours42

Master of Public Health in Public Health - Option II Non-Thesis

Core Courses (18 semester hours)
HHPK 617Stat Proc Hlth/Hum Perf3
HHPH 510GLB/Principles of Environmental Health 3
HHPH 587Epidemiology 3
ECO 557Health Policy3
HHPH 547GLB/Health Psychology3
HHPH 537Internship in Health Promotion3
Research (3 semester hours required)
HHPK 595Critiquing & Conducting Research (3 semester hours required)3
Required Support Courses (15 semester hours)
HHPH 585Prog Design in Health Prom3
HHPH 544Health Prom Adm and Mgmt3
HHPH 550Health Prom w/Spec Popula3
HHPH 660GLB/Global Health Issues3
ECO 555Health Care Services in the U.S.3
Elective Courses - (6 semester hours)
ECO 556Health Economics3
HHPK 516Current Topics in Health & Human Performance3
HHPH 531Nutrition and Optimal Performance3
HHPK 534Exercise in Health and Disease3
Total Hours42

Note:  Successful completion of the Comprehensive Exam is required of all students.