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Program Objectives

The Master of Public Health program has the following objectives to  prepare graduates to meet the complex health needs of the populations and individuals by:

  • Assessing the social and political determinants of health. (what can graduate do with this.. to prepare for….)
  • Using data to develop public health interventions.
  • Discussing policy implications of public health and health care delivery.
  • Employing health risk communication strategies to improve health campaign effectiveness.
  • Evaluating current health practices and making recommendations for improvement.


Upon completion of the MPH (Tracks of Health Communication, Global Health, or Precision Health), graduates will be prepared to:

  1. Function with competency in the five pillars of public health (Social & Behavioral Sciences, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Environmental Health, and Health Policy and Management) as well as other functional competency areas identified by CEPH.
  2. Collaborate with community-based health care professionals on public health initiatives.
  3. Assume beginning leadership roles in public health (specific to tracks) and in organizations and coalitions that advance public health.
  4. Critically analyze research evidence and relevant data (e.g. big data) to determine health care trends and develop appropriate public health interventions.

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