The online MPH program is designed for individuals who want to transform their commitment to public health into action locally, nationally and globally, backed by the research expertise that Purdue is known for. This program is appropriate for those who wish to join the field as well as those who want to expand their knowledge and abilities.

The University’s accomplished and world-renowned faculty provide rigorous training in science-based knowledge, empowering students with the skills to systematically analyse research to develop evidence-based programs. Coursework incorporates real-world examples of cutting-edge research in the field, some of which has been contributed by Purdue faculty. Graduates gain a broad understanding of health issues and the skills to address them through studies in epidemiology, biostatistics, health system administration and management, environmental health sciences, and behavioral and social sciences.

The program also incorporates a practicum—a 400-hour work experience that can be tailored to each student’s particular area of interest. This practicum provides the opportunity to put knowledge into action and can serve as a foundation for future career goals.


Accreditation

This online Master of Public Health is accredited by the Council of Education for Public Health (CEPH), the nationally recognized accrediting body for both schools of public health and public health programs.


Concentration in Family and Community Health

The Family and Community Health concentration provides students with the ability to analyse public health within the context of changing definitions of “family” (such as single and same-sex parents) as well as concerning issues such as increasing racial and economic disparities in healthcare and the strain on institutions struggling to serve communities. Concentration courses examine public health through this lens, preparing them to develop effective programs and initiatives for affected populations.

Program taught in:
  • English
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Last updated October 3, 2018
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