Gain distinction in your field and take a lead role in promoting healthier, safer communities with Walden’s online Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree program, one of the few offered online.
The online DrPH joins Walden’s BS in Public Health, Master of Public Health (MPH), and PhD in Public Health to form one of the largest online suites of public health programs available today. Designed for public health practitioners, this professional degree program can prepare you to advance into a leadership or administrative role and make a greater impact in your field.
Walden’s Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) program delivers an unparalleled learning experience through an interactive online classroom, in-person academic residencies, and a multidisciplinary format that enables you to collaborate with students from other programs in Walden’s College of Health Sciences. You can enhance your leadership and critical-thinking expertise while gaining insight into 21st-century public health challenges from both a domestic and global perspective.
You will focus on the practical application of public health principles and integration of knowledge in the areas of communication, marketing, public policy and advocacy, economics, analysis of community health data and surveillance systems, behavior change theories, and program implementation and evaluation. As a student, you will also integrate and apply research methods in community-based practice settings to improve the health of your community.
Walden’s Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) program gives you the opportunity to:
Our online Doctor of Public Health program is designed to prepare graduates to:
Find detailed information for this program including possible occupations, completion rate, program costs, and median student loan debt. This information will vary depending on whether you (1) hold a MPH degree or (2) hold a master's degree in an area other than public health.
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