Graduate Programs in Public Health

Master of Public Health and Graduate Certificate in Public Health

The University of New England offers two 100% online graduate programs in public health. Students can now earn a Master of Public Health degree (MPH) or a Graduate Certificate in Public Health (GCPH) full or part-time, with all of the courses offered in a distance learning online format.

Master of Public Health – MPH

The 46-credit hour MPH curriculum is designed to enhance students’ skills in a variety of professional areas including data analysis, communication, international health, program planning and evaluation, financial management, leadership, policy, social determinants of health, ethics and law. Our MPH students have the option to customize their degree to align with their individual career ambitions with our generalist track option or specialize their studies in epidemiology with our epidemiology focus area option.
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Graduate Certificate in Public Health – GCPH

This 18-credit hour program provides students with the core public health concepts they need to either enhance their professional knowledge or to pursue a graduate degree in the field.
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These very convenient, flexible programs, policy and management, provide students with the basic knowledge, skills, and values to gain employment or get promoted in the burgeoning field of public health. With our medical school and our high concentration of health professions degrees, UNE is the perfect school to choose to pursue your graduate study in public health.

About UNE’s public health CEPH accreditation

CEPH accredited logo for master's program in red and whiteIn 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. To learn more about CEPH accreditation, click here.


Mission, Goals, Objective and Values

The mission of the Graduate Programs in Public Health at the University of New England is to improve the health and promote the well-being of individuals, families and communities through education, research and service. Learn more about the mission statement and goals of UNE’s Public Health graduate programs.

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If you have any questions about the coursework or the program requirements, please speak to one of our enrollment counselors at the email or phone number below.