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Public Health Program

Master of Public Health

The Public Health Program offers the Master of Public Health (MPH) generalist specialization. The curriculum for the generalist MPH degree prepares students to be public health professionals who draw on the knowledge and skills from a variety of disciplines to define and assess urban public health problems. Morgan State University Public Health graduates will have a foundation in public health that enables them to be advocates, researchers, and policy developers focusing on urban public health problems.

To be considered for admission to the MPH program, applicants must have earned a bachelor's from an accredited college or university with a minimum academic grade point average of 3.0 or above. Successful applicants matriculate into the MPH programs only in the fall semester.

MPH Program of Study
All students who seek to earn the Master of Public Health degree will be required to complete a total of 48 graduate credit hours inclusive of a Public Health practicum and capstone.

The MPH curriculum consists of foundation courses in each of the five core public health domains, core, additional require research and practice courses and electives. The core domains include environmental health, quantitative analysis, and methods, health planning, policy, and administration, as well as social and behavioral science.

MPH Curriculum