Public Health Program Overview
Imagine shaping programs that improve health in your community and around the world. Imagine what you could do with a critical understanding of the balance between social, economic, and environmental systems. Envision yourself leading people in ways that improve their environments.
The Master of Public Health program enables and empowers you to realize your boldest ambitions.
From biostatistics and epidemiology to policy analysis and social sciences, our interdisciplinary curriculum covers the spectrum of public health topics. You’ll focus on developing solutions to some of our biggest health problems today. For example:
- Increasing access to high-quality prevention programs
- Tracking epidemics like H1N1 to their source
- Evaluating and implementing community-based sustainability programs
- Creating educational campaigns to combat childhood obesity
- Advocating for improved health policies through both regulatory and legislative channels
You will gain diverse perspectives from your instructors, who bring to the classroom expertise in the health sciences, pharmaceuticals, education, statistics, and public policy. Our faculty have a shared interest in community sustainability. They recognize that vibrant communities start with healthy individuals and include equitable and balanced social, economic, and environmental systems.
With their guidance, you can become a catalyst for positive change.
Julie Becker, PhD
Program Director for the Public Health Program
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Public Health
Thank you for your interest in the University of the Sciences masters in public health (MPH) program. As part of the MPH degree, we cover the five core areas of public health: epidemiology, statistics, public health management, environmental health, and behavioral and social issues.