Professional & Continuing Education

The University of Washington School of Public Health offers a variety of programs to meet the needs of working professionals and to further educate those currently working in the public health field.

Executive Master of Public Health (eMPH)
The UW Executive Master of Public Health (eMPH) is designed for professionals who tackle today's major health challenges. Earn your degree while you work through a convenient format that blends online learning with a small number of on-site sessions.

Executive Master of Health Administration (MHA)
The UW Executive Master of Health Administration Program is a part-time professional degree program that enables students to earn their master's degree in two years without leaving their current positions.

Masters in Health Informatics and Health Information Management
MHIHIM trains professionals in health administration, business, IT and health care to strategically lead the development of enterprise-scale health information management systems.

Certificate Programs
SPH Departments and UW Professional and Continuing Education provide a wide variety of certificate programs for clinical and public health professionals and students enrolled in Public Health graduate studies. See certificate program listings.

Northwest Center for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP)
NWCPHP develops public health training courses and exercises for practice-based continuing education. Our learning activities include short- and long-term courses and exercises in both on-site and distance learning formats.

Summer Institute in Public Health Practice
The Summer Institute for Public Health Practice is a three and a half day, hands-on training for experienced Pacific Northwest practitioners to build critical skills needed for the public health of tomorrow.