UNE Public Health Graduate Programs for Future Public Health Leaders

CEPH-Accredited Public Health Graduate Programs Offered Fully Online

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Certificate in Public Health program

There is a critical need for professionals with graduate degrees in public health. UNE’s Public Health graduate programs are here to help you become a public health leader. There is no better time to earn a UNE public health degree 100% online, with no campus visits required. UNE, ranked one of the best universities in America, has the only CEPH-accredited 100% online public health program in Maine.

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Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of New England

Through promoting population health, community health analysis, prevention planning. developing health communications, policy analysis and advocacy, and health equity, public health is the field for you. Public health graduates can find employment in the public or private sector, within non-profit organizations, or in local, state, or federal health departments.

Many of the career opportunities in public health require a graduate degree in the field. Graduate-level education provides the skills and knowledge necessary to solve the increasingly complex public health issues facing the country and the world.

Obtaining your MPH from the University of New England can give you a competitive edge over others within the field. Additionally, earning a Master of Public Health can help current public health professionals to more readily advance in their current role. Click here to learn more about our Master of Public Health (MPH) Program.

Graduate Certificate in Public Health (GCPH)

Use our 18-credit-hour online graduate certificate program to either enhance your professional knowledge or to apply the credits toward your pursuit of a graduate degree in the field. Click here to learn more about our Graduate Certificate in Public Health.

About UNE’s public health CEPH accreditation

CEPH Accredited Masters Program Badge

In June of 2019, the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) awarded the University of New England’s Graduate Programs in Public Health a 7-year accreditation – the maximum amount of time possible under CEPH guidelines.

UNE’s Graduate Programs in Public Health first earned CEPH accreditation in October of 2011, and have been continuously accredited since that time. Learn more about CEPH accreditation.


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