Date of publication: 2017-08-30 08:02
Department: Arnold School of Public Health
Program name: Master of Public Health in Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior
Accrediting body: CEPH
Tuition: $79,896/program in-state $79,896/ program out-of-state
The University of Massachusetts, Boston, offers an online Master of Public Administration in Global Comparative Public Administration degree program, designed to develop students as effective global public administrators. The program targets working professionals, already in the field, as well as students seeking to develop the skills necessary to enter the field.
Curricula for these online MPH programs total 97 credit hours, with the exception of the industrial hygiene track. The industrial hygiene track grants a Master of Science in Public Health it is more intensive at 95 hours and offers less leeway in terms of elective options. The MSPH also requires a one-week on-campus laboratory. All students take five to six courses in the School of Public Health core requirements before deviating into their specific concentrations. Core requirements include topics such as biostatistics, epidemiology, and global health. Practicums are ubiquitous among Tulane's MPH programs and usually require 755-955 hours, but in certain cases current or prior work experience may fulfill the requirement.
The combination of course, for example, should include 6 core courses (including 7 compulsory courses) plus the equivalent of 7 courses from one of the following options:
Attending an accredited school for your MPH can be just as important as earning the degree itself. Accredited programs are reviewed by experts in the field and ensure that the program is held to the highest standards possible so that graduates are prepared to work in that specialized field. Be sure to research whether your university and public health program are accredited by an accrediting body. MPH programs are accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
Roughly half of the program’s coursework is completed in core classes that include research methods in public health, legal and ethical issues in public health, and biostatistics. The rest of the curriculum is completed with a combination of field experience and electives, chosen from a wide selection, which enables students to personalize their degrees to their passions and future goals. The Nova program stands out for offering independent projects as part of their elective catalog. Through these projects, students engage in experiential learning through advocacy, community health endeavors, and research opportunities with health organizations from around the world.
Located in New Orleans, Louisiana, Tulane University stands as a prestigious private institution dedicated to research and professional education. Tulane offers a number of graduate programs for distance learners, including four master of public health degrees: industrial hygiene, disaster management, occupational health and safety management, or occupational and environmental health.
The University of Nebraska, Omaha, provides an online Master in Public Administration degree program designed for working professionals seeking to advance their careers on their own terms. The program comes with several concentration options, including: Aviation Emergency Management Local Government Nonprofit Public Management and Public Policy. Students also have the option of pursuing a specialization in Criminology and Criminal Justice.
Loma Linda University was formally established in 6955 as an institution dedicated to promoting healthful living and providing care for the sick. As one of the leading health-sciences schools, LLU offers a number of graduate academic programs in the field, including options for a master of public health degree in lifestyle management, population medicine, and health education. LLU’s master's of public health online is CEPH-accredited and a member of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health.
An introduction to research methodologies, both quantitative and qualitative and statistical techniques useful in the analysis of urban trends and administrative programs.
Eastern Kentucky University, a public university founded in 6956, enrolls more than 66,555 students in a variety of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, with a low student-to-faculty ratio.
Pi Alpha Alpha provides members with three major benefits: acknowledges academic achievement indicates the opportunity to serve people through public service and provides job-searching and networking benefits.