Lead the Way to a Healthier World.
Program time to completion:
✓ Two years full time (nine credits/semester including summer)
✓ A maximum of five years part time (three credits/semester including summer)
St. John's University's online Master of Public Health (MPH) helps prepare you to serve local and global communities and assist people everywhere live healthier lives.
As you earn your MPH degree, you will work alongside distinguished faculty with extensive real-world experience, and learn to plan, implement and evaluate public health projects and interventions.
You will graduate with the knowledge, skills and experience to make a difference in your communities, ready to promote wellness in marginalized populations, shape healthcare policy, and work with underserved communities.
- Community Health Concentration: Go in-depth on complex community health issues, such as nutrition and disease prevention and control.
- Practice-Based Faculty: Learn alongside distinguished faculty who also are industry professionals.
- Real-World Experience: Do hands-on coursework and fieldwork that apply public health concepts to real-world situations. This experience makes you especially competitive in the job market.
- Culminating Coursework: Synthesize your public health skills to refine your research methods and transfer your skills from theory to practice.
- Flexibility and Convenience: Balance your personal and professional commitments with a flexible online schedule that fits your life.
- Vincentian Mission: This program is infused with St. Vincent de Paul’s compassion, zeal for service, and focus on academic excellence.
What You Earn
- A cutting-edge Master’s in Public Health with a competency-based education centered in community issues.
- Opportunities to promote health and prevent the spread of disease.
- Chances to collaborate with organizations and institutions to improve community well-being.
- The confidence and knowledge to work as a leader in the field, and to generate new ideas, shape policy, and work with underserved communities.
What You Can Do With an MPH
- Work with local, national, and international communities.
- Become a part of a booming field that demands workers as US populations age and community health issues increase.
- Create programs and policies that affect the health of people everywhere, from disease prevention and control to nutrition planning and evaluation.
- Seek a position at nonprofit, healthcare, or community-based organizations, and more.
What Are the Core Courses?
|MPH 285||Introduction to Environmental Health Science|
|MPH 280||Introduction to Epidemiology|
|MPH 275||Introduction to Public Health Management|
|MPH 301||Social and Behavioral Health|
|MPH 204||Healthcare System and Its Financing|
MPH Degree Minimum Admission Requirement
- GPA of 3.0
- Satisfactory GRE General Exam scores
- TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
- If a student scores below the standard requirement on GPA or GRE, the admission committee reserves the right to grant conditional acceptance based on the application’s merit
- Conditional acceptance requires students earn a grade minimum of a “B” for all six core courses
Opportunities to Advance
An MPH gives you a competitive advantage toward leadership positions in community health.
|TITLE||2016 MEDIAN INCOME*|
|Community Health Worker||$44,390|
|Dietitian and Nutritionist||$58,920|
*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2016.
To learn more, contact an Admission Counselor at 844-393-1677 or use the Request More Information form on this page.
St. John’s University is currently seeking Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accreditation for this program. It currently meets the core competency required by CEPH.