Online MPH


The Online Master of Public Health is an 18-month, primarily online program for working professionals who are tackling today’s major health challenges. The Online MPH program is a full-time general MPH degree program with a set curriculum that focuses on public health leadership. 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.

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.


Applicants to the Online MPH should meet the following application requirements:

  1. A minimum of two years’ professional experience
  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
  4. Demonstrated English language proficiency for applicants whose native language is not English

Please note that the Online MPH program only accepts applications from U.S. citizens or permanent residents, or applicants who have or will obtain a non-student visa that allows them to study in the U.S.: H-4 (dependent of H1B work visa), dependents of H2B visa holders, etc. The Online MPH program does not sponsor visas. Applicants who require an international student visa (e.g., F-1, J-1) are not eligible to apply to this program because the program requires students to attend at least two of three in-person sessions in Seattle.

Online MPH 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. 

Important Dates:   

Fall 2022 Entry

January 15, 2022 - Application Deadline
September 2022 - Program Begins

September 30, 2022 - Application Deadline
March 2023 - Program Begins

Fall 2023 Entry

January 15, 2023 - Application Deadline
September 2023 - Program Begins

After the deadline, applications may be accepted for rolling admissions on a space-available basis. Please check our website and contact to confirm before applying.

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