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Today, public health topics such as the lack of access to health care and its rising costs figure prominently in national and international conversations. The purpose of University of the Sciences’ online Master of Public Health program is to produce graduates with the broad and in-depth understanding to address the health of populations, work to make improvements in health systems, and eliminate disparities in care.
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The curriculum of the University’s online public health degree program develops competencies and skills that are directly aligned with public health practice, so you can put what you learn to work right away. Students in the Health Policy specialization learn to effectively identify and resolve public health issues in a community, private, or government setting. The curriculum delves into core public health issues and topics, including:
• Environmental health sciences
• Healthcare systems and financing
• Social and behavioral aspect of health
• Program evaluation
• Quantitative and qualitative research methods
• Law and ethical issues in public health
Department of Health Policy & Public Health MPH Program and Concentration Outcomes
MPH students graduating from the program should be able to:
Core MPH Program:
Health Policy Concentration:
Learning in the Field
All MPH degree students must develop skills in basic public health concepts and demonstrate the application of these concepts through a practice experience—e.g. a field experience-- that is relevant to the students’ areas of specialization. Our faculty-led field experiences will help you demonstrate the competence you have developed through the program and give you a chance to put what you have learned into action.
A Master of Public Health is recognized by agencies and organizations all over the world as a professional and leadership credential. Earn yours from a university known for innovation in healthcare and science: request more information about University of the Sciences’ online MPH today, or call us at 855-275-1094 to speak with an admission counselor.