The purpose of the MPH Program is to train public health professionals interested in a career in public health. The degree requirements include coursework in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Environmental Public Health, and Public Health Management and Practice. It also includes a practicum in a public health setting and a final comprehensive examination. Students have the option to enroll in the Curriculum or to pursue an emphasis in Community Health or Global Health, This degree is appropriate for individuals with a Bachelor’s or a more advanced degree. The MPH degree can be completed either at the Salt Lake City, Utah or Incheon, South Korea campus.
The MPH degree is considered a professional degree and takes approximately two years to complete as a full-time student. Students who undertake their training on a part-time basis because of work or other commitments may require more time.
The program has always offered a curriculum embracing the core areas of knowledge basic to public health both recognized from the community as well as our accrediting body the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
The MPH program has been continuously accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) since 1978.