Master of Public Health (MPH) – Online
Why an MPH?
Expand your knowledge and diversify your job prospects with the online Master of Public Health (MPH) from University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis – one of the most affordable MPH programs in the country.
This interdisciplinary degree will grow your understanding of public health principles, while helping you develop valuable skills to fully prepare you for the next stage of your career.
A Degree that Fits Your Lifestyle at a Price You Can Afford
UHSP’s MPH program is designed with affordability and convenience in mind.
Learn from anywhere, on your schedule
Full-time or part-time rate of progression
One of the most affordable online MPH programs in the country
We know life is busy, so we want to ensure you can pursue your education at the pace that works for you and at an attainable price point, so you can move on to the great things you’ll do next.
Master of Public Health Curriculum
The Master of Public Health program at UHSP can be completed in as little as 16 months.
During the program, students will engage in innovative learning opportunities led by renowned expert faculty from the University’s College of Global Population Health where they will expand their knowledge of public health principles while developing skills in data analytics, program planning, system thinking and entrepreneurship.
Students can customize their curriculum to fit their interests by choosing between a generalist or epidemiology concentration.
Applied Practice Experience
The program culminates with a three-credit hour applied practice experience which allows students to take the knowledge and skills learned through coursework and apply them in a work setting. Students can opt to complete this internship with their current employer or work with faculty to identify opportunities with partnering organizations such as health departments, non-profits and health care systems.
Complement Your Career
Your Master of Public Health can complement your existing career or clinical training – even if you don’t currently work in public health.
Physicians, nurses and other health care practitioners can earn an MPH to deepen their understanding of public health concepts and principles, while also learning practical skills in data analytics, program planning and systems thinking. Through the program, providers will be enabled to better serve their patients and their communities.
UHSP’s MPH program is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), and the entire program is designed in accordance with requirements outlined by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), which sets the national standards for Master of Public Health education.
MPH Admission Requirements
Students can enroll in the MPH program for either the fall or spring entry. See qualifications for admissions, important admission dates and more.
MPH Tuition and Fees
Graduate tuition is assessed at a per-credit-hour rate. See a breakdown of tuition, fees and additional expenses to anticipate.
Careers in Public Health
Whether you are looking to enhance your existing career or make a shift to a new field, an MPH is a great option. Explore career opportunities available with an MPH.
Online Learning Support
MPH students have access to numerous virtual resources, including the University library, writing assistance, and more. Students can also utilize the UHSP Center for Career Services and Education to explore career options, develop their personal brand and practice interviewing skills.