Curriculum

Consistent with our commitment to continuous quality improvement, Walden University has designed the curriculum for the Master of Public Health (MPH) program to reflect the professional guidelines set forth by leading public health organizations.

Completion Requirements

  • 64 total quarter credits
    • Foundation course (5 cr.)
    • Core courses (51 cr.)
    • Practicum and Capstone (8 cr.)
    • ePortfolio

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

The program’s courses are delivered in a prescribed sequence.

Courses

Quarter Course Code Course Credits
Quarter 1 Course Code PUBH 6005 Course Perspectives on Health and the Developing Scholar-Practitioner Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code PUBH 6030 Course Socioecological Perspectives on Health Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code PUBH 6127 Course Public Health Policy, Politics and Progress Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code PUBH 6128 Course Biological Foundations of Public Health Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code PUBH 6032 Course SPSS Revealed Credits (1 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code PUBH 6129 Course Global Perspectives on Health Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code PUBH 6033 Course Interpretation and Application of Public Health Data Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code PUBH 6031 Course Public Health Administration and Leadership Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code PUBH 6035 Course Epidemiology: Decoding the Science of Public Health Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 6 Course Code PUBH 6475 Course Program Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 6 Course Code PUBH 6034 Course Environmental Health: Local to Global Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 7 Course Code PUBH 6245 Course Applied Research in Public Health Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 7 Course Code PUBH 6638 Course Practicum I: Field Experience in Public Health Credits (3 cr.)
Quarter 8 Course Code PUBH 6639 Course Practicum II: Field Experience and Applied Project in Public Health Credits (3 cr.)
Quarter 8 Course Code PUBH 6640 Course Applied Project in Public Health Credits (2 cr.)
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