Online Executive MPH Program

Description

Two-year, primarily online (partial distance) MPH for working professionals who are tackling today’s major health challenges. Expand your evidence-based knowledge in program development and evaluation, research methods and health promotion and education. Learn the basic disciplines of population health, biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health, health management and policy, and social and behavioral health. Transform your practice and research experience. The discussion is rich, the completion rate is 85%, and 92% of graduates surveyed reported a positive effect on their careers.

Likely Careers

Career settings include public health, community health, laboratories, government (local-international), community clinics, hospitals, health maintenance organizations, voluntary health agencies, private practice, industry and other health settings. Careers paths include administration, analysis, epidemiology, data management, health education, management, program evaluation, research, oral health, pharmacology, and insurance.

Applying

In addition to applying to the Online Executive MPH, applicants need the following:

  1. A minimum of two years' experience in public health, community health, or health-care
  2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  3. A satisfactory grade-point average (3.0) in the last graded 90 quarter/60 semester hours

Online Executive MPH Program students are experienced, committed health professionals - administrators, physicians, nurses, dentists, health educators, and program directors, managers, coordinators, evaluators, researchers - from a variety of settings, including city, county, state and federal agencies, community clinics, hospitals, health maintenance organizations, voluntary health agencies, private practice and industry. All have at least two years experience, with the average student having nine.

Concurrent Option:   MPH/DVM (WSU), MPH/PA (UW MEDEX)

Application Deadline:   March 31, for Autumn Quarter entry