Gain distinction in your field and take a lead role in promoting healthier, safer communities with Walden’s Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) program, one of the few offered online.
The 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 DrPH 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 will 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 in this Doctor of Public Health program, 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:
As a graduate of this program, you will be prepared to:
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91% of employers of Walden PhD in Health Services graduates responding to our survey state they are very satisfied or satisfied with the Walden graduate working at their organization.
100% of employers of Walden Master of Public Health graduates responding to our survey say they would hire another Walden Master of Public Health graduate.*
Immediately after my MPH practicum, I intend to pursue my Ph.D. in Public Health with a specialization in Epidemiology at Walden. I want to teach as well as pursue epidemiologic research studies to contribute to contemporary issues in public health in the United States and around the world.
Walden’s social change mission was very inspiring and guided me throughout my study.
The most rewarding aspect of pursuing my degree at Walden University is that I am in control of my future.