Master of Public Health (MPH)

From fighting infectious diseases to reducing health disparities, public health professionals across the globe face new challenges every day.

Walden’s Master of Public Health (MPH) program provides the education you need to address public health issues, including:

  • A solid foundation in the core areas of public health: biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health, public health administration, and social and behavioral sciences.
  • A global perspective on public health, enriched by the experiences of students from all over the world.
  • Interactive and enhanced media that allow students to simulate real-world public health issues and solutions.
  • A cutting-edge online environment and curriculum featuring case studies on the latest public health issues.
  • A field experience designed for an immediate impact on your career and your community.

Reflecting Walden’s decades of commitment to positive social change, the master's in public health program prepares you to improve the health of communities and deal with health disparities within a wide range of settings.

How can a graduate degree in public health advance my career?

While it is possible to gain valuable experience working in the field, many public health careers require a graduate degree, such as a master's in public health, for entry or advancement.

A graduate degree in public health is a good investment if you want to:

  • Develop the leadership and communication skills needed to influence public health policies and programs.
  • Gain the multidisciplinary, global perspective required to address complex health issues.
  • Acquire the specialized expertise required to design and develop programs that address emerging public health challenges and breakthroughs.
  • Develop systematic approaches to eliminating disparities in underserved communities.

Master's Programs in Public Health

Master's Programs in Public HealthWalden offers both the Master of Public Health and M.S. in Health Education and Promotion.  View a comparison of the two programs.

Walden’s master's in public health program is part of one of the largest suites of public health programs available online today .  Along with a B.S. in Public Health and Ph.D. in Public Health, Walden provides public health professionals with a continuous path for career growth.

Find detailed information for this program, including possible occupations, completion rate, program costs, and median student loan debt.

  • Grants and tuition reductions available.

  • We'll Take Care of the Details

    When you enroll in this program, you don’t need to worry about buying books or registering for classes. We’ll do that for you.

  • Healthcare Career Guide

    Careers in Health PDF

    New interactive tool can help you take the first step toward a career in public health or healthcare administration.

    Discover the path that is right for you.

  • Enrollment Advisors Help You Make an Informed Decision

    Meet the advisors who will present you with a complete picture of the university to help ensure that you meet your goals.

  • Making Strides in Social Change

    Walden M.S. and Ph.D. in Public Health graduate and 2011 Scholar of Change Dr. Catherine Milejczak ’11 is making a difference in the world by helping to bring oral healthcare to Tanzania. Inspired? Talk to an enrollment advisor today about how a Walden education can help you make a difference.


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