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Walden University’s CEPH-accredited online Master of Public Health (MPH) program includes foundation courses that provide a global perspective on rapidly changing public health issues and breakthroughs.
Not sure if an MPH degree is right for you? Public health is a very diverse field which attracts professionals from a wide variety of different educational and career backgrounds, including:
Next Start Date: February 24, 2020
Transfer Credits: Up to 32 credits
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Walden's MPH program can help you gain the knowledge and skills to become a leading public health professional in the public or private sector. Graduates of the program have chosen careers that include:*
*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.
This program explores issues affecting the public health field today by focusing on areas of study such as epidemiology, environmental health, and health policy. As a student, you can gain an understanding of the major social, behavioral, cultural, environmental, and legal and regulatory factors that can affect the health of local and global populations.
Walden's online MPH program features:
A bachelor's degree or higher is required for entrance into this program. You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.Your enrollment specialist will help you gather all of the required materials, starting with your application and continuing all the way through your first day of classes.
Tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education. Get in touch with an enrollment specialist today at 855-203-5779, to learn more about tuition costs for this program and financial aid options.Walden's enrollment specialists are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education.
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The Master of Public Health (MPH) program at Walden University received Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accreditation in September 2019. CEPH is an independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and programs of public health. CEPH accreditation provides assurance that the program has been evaluated and met accepted public health profession standards in practice, research, and service. For a copy of the final self-study document and/or final accreditation report, contact the dean of Walden’s School of Health Sciences (email@example.com)
Note on Program Accreditation:
The Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) Board of Councilors acted at its September 6, 2019, meeting to accredit the Master of Public Health (MPH) program at Walden University for a five-year term. Based on CEPH procedures and the documentation submitted, the program’s initial accreditation date will be recorded as February 3, 2018. CEPH is an independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and programs of public health. CEPH accreditation provides assurance that the program has been evaluated and met accepted public health profession standards in practice, research, and service. For a copy of the final self-study document and/or final accreditation report, contact the dean of Walden’s School of Health Sciences (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Note on Certification:
The National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) offers the Certified in Public Health (CPH) credential as a voluntary core credential for public health professionals. Individuals who have a bachelor’s degree and at least five subsequent years of public health work experience will be eligible to take the CPH exam. However, for individuals without these qualifications, a candidate must be an alumni of a school or program of public health accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). Walden MPH’s program’s initial CEPH accreditation date was recorded as February 3, 2018.Students should evaluate all requirements related to national credentialing agencies and exams for the state in which he or she intends to practice. Walden makes no representations or guarantee that completion of Walden coursework or programs will permit an individual to obtain national certification. For more information about the CPH credential, visit www.nbphe.org.