Online Masters in Public Health Directory

65 Schools for you to choose from
65
schools in our database
961,558
currently enrolled
6,043
annual graduates

Assess the programs that offer graduate public health degrees in the complete listing of not-for-profit schools detailed below, inlcuding prominent schools like Benedictine University, Emory University, and Michigan State.

Directory of Masters Degree Programs in Public Health
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University of Florida
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University of Florida

The University of Florida offers an online master's in public health degree through the College of Public Health and Health Professions. The program is aimed at students who are already employed in the public health arena or are working health care professionals, such as physicians, social workers, and nurses. The only concentration available in the online program is public health practice. The master's program is asynchronous, so you can complete most coursework online at a time that works best for you. However, there may be some live review sessions, office hours, or presentations that you must attend at a set time. Though online coursework includes pre-recorded audio lectures and power point presentations, the courses are monitored by live instructors and teaching assistants are available by e-mail, Skype, or telephone. Full time students can complete the program in two years, but the University allows up to seven years to complete your degree. Students who already have a health based doctorate degree may apply for an accelerated program. Tuition is bout $600 dollars per credit hour.

Address & Contact Info
355 Tigert Hall
Gainesville, FL
(352) 392-3261
www.admissions.ufl.edu
Campus Info
School Type: Campus & Online
In-state Tuition: $9324
Out-of-state Tuition: $25890
Graduation Rate: 84%
Acceptance Rate: 43%
Student Population: 49827
Graduate Student Population: 17167
Student-Faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
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Michigan State University
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Michigan State University

The MSU College of Human Medicine offers a fully online master's in public health degree program through the Program in Public Health. This is the only fully online master's in public health degree available in the state as well as the only program offered by a medical school.

The online program offers a variety of dual degrees that can be pursued concurrently with your master's in public health, in addition to graduate certificates, which require only four to six classes to complete and can be done entirely online. Some of the specialized certificates available at MSU are unique, including one in counterfeit pharmaceuticals and public health. Notably, the school also offers a core discipline certificate that may be earned outside the formal master's degree program. The credits for the certificate are transferrable, so if you are unsure about pursuing a master's in public health or only need to learn fundamental public health principles in order to further your career, this professional certificate may be a good option for you.

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Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
(517) 355-1855
www.admissions.msu.edu/
Campus Info
School Type: Campus & Online
In-state Tuition: $12762
Out-of-state Tuition: $25068
Graduation Rate: 77%
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Student Population: 46985
Graduate Student Population: 11064
Student-Faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
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Nova Southeastern University
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Nova Southeastern University

This school offers a variety of degree options for nursing students interested in pursuing a degree in public health. If you are a registered nurse you can accelerate your education and get a bachelor's and master's degree in nursing through the school's RN to MSN program. Students with a bachelor's degree in any field and a RN license may enter directly into the master's in nursing program. Nurses considering a career in public health can focus their graduate education with a concentration in public/community health nursing.

For non-nursing students, the school also offers an online master's in public health. All classes in the master's in public health program can be taken in a web-based format but students are required to attend an on-campus orientation. Notably, the online master's in public health program is also offered in Spanish. Graduate certificates in public health and health education are also available, and can be pursued through the master's program or as stand-alone professional certifications.

Address & Contact Info
3301 College Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL
(954) 262-7300
www.nova.edu/cwis/admissions.html
Campus Info
School Type: Campus & Online
In-state Tuition: $12892
Out-of-state Tuition: $12892
Graduation Rate: 41%
Acceptance Rate: 53%
Student Population: 28741
Graduate Student Population: 22567
Student-Faculty Ratio: 22 to 1
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Old Dominion University
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Old Dominion University

Old Dominion University has an extensive online learning program and, in partnership with Eastern Virginia Medical School, the University's School of Community and Environmental Health offers a master's degree in public health with a concentration in either environmental health or health promotion and safety.

The master's in public health program utilizes multiple online learning modalities. Their two-way extended campus technology allows students to attend a live broadcast at a specific site, permitting face-to-face discussion between students and teachers. These courses may be held at one of ten locations across Virginia. Online classes are also available in a streaming format, and may be either live or broadcast. Students can also choose asynchronous courses, meaning there is no set class and you can complete the coursework at a time most convenient to you. However, assignments and exams are on a schedule, so it's still important that you stay on track with your coursework. You may attend the program as either a full-time or part-time student but tuition is high, at around $800 per credit hour.

Address & Contact Info
5115 Hampton Blvd
Norfolk, VA
(757) 683-3000
admissions.odu.edu/home.php
Campus Info
School Type: Campus & Online
In-state Tuition: $4784
Out-of-state Tuition: $14324
Graduation Rate: 50%
Acceptance Rate: 69%
Student Population: 24466
Graduate Student Population: 5501
Student-Faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
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University of North Dakota
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University of North Dakota

UND offers a master's in public administration via a hybrid delivery system that combines both in class and online learning. The online classes are delivered in a real time, live format, which means you must attend class online at a specific time each week. As an online student, you would join a class meeting on campus, participating in the course remotely. These live classes are generally held in the evening and are required. The program has been ranked in the top five "Best Buys" for online master's degree programs in public administration.

The program can be completed in two years and you have the option of focusing your studies on health administration. Graduate certifications in health administration, public administration, policy analysis, and social entrepreneurship are also available. UND also offers a master's of science degree with a track for advanced public health nursing for RN students considering a master's degree. This program can be completed mostly online on your own schedule, however, you must be on campus a few days during your first year.

Address & Contact Info
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND
(800) 225-5863
www.und.edu/admissions/
Campus Info
School Type: Campus & Online
In-state Tuition: $6080
Out-of-state Tuition: $16233
Graduation Rate: 51%
Acceptance Rate: 73%
Student Population: 14194
Graduate Student Population: 3055
Student-Faculty Ratio: 22 to 1
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Emory University
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Emory University

The Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University offers an online master's degree in public health designed for students who have at least three years of relevant professional experience. The master's in public health program generally takes a little over two years to complete, and offers three concentrations: applied epidemiology, applied public health informatics, and prevention science. Though most coursework can be completed online, students must attend on-campus classes two times each semester for a full weekend. Student workgroups and discussion boards are part of the online component, and faculty and graduate students conduct office hours by telephone, giving you direct access to your instructors.

As an online student you will also have access to the school's academic support staff and career resources. The school has an online learning demonstration video on its website so you can preview the online experience before enrolling in the program. An informational webinar for prospective students can also be found on the school's website.

Address & Contact Info
408 Administration Building- 201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA
(404) 727-6123
www.emory.edu/ADMISSIONS/
Campus Info
School Type: Campus & Online
In-state Tuition: $33800
Out-of-state Tuition: $33800
Graduation Rate: 88%
Acceptance Rate: 30%
Student Population: 13381
Graduate Student Population: 6150
Student-Faculty Ratio: 7 to 1
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Case Western Reserve University
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Case Western Reserve University

The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western offers a master's in nursing degree program in a hybrid format. The master's in nursing program offers a diverse array of nursing concentrations, ranging from gerontology to midwifery and the program is designed for students who already hold a bachelor's degree in nursing and are working as registered nurses.

Though many courses in the program are taught on campus, some intensive courses are offered that minimize the amount of time you must be on site. The content in these intensive courses is the same as in the traditional classes, however, they are held for consecutive days, ranging from three to eight entire days per course. Reading is completed before the course begins and papers and assignments are due shortly after the in-class session is completed. There are also some web-based components available for these courses, providing further flexibility for students seeking to balance a career and their education. The School of Nursing at Case Western is highly ranked by U.S. News and World Report and has an extensive program, making it one you should consider if you are looking to leverage your nursing background into a career in public health.

Address & Contact Info
10900 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH
(216) 368-2000
www.case.edu/stage/admissions/index.html
Campus Info
School Type: Campus & Online
In-state Tuition: $34320
Out-of-state Tuition: $34320
Graduation Rate: 82%
Acceptance Rate: 67%
Student Population: 9837
Graduate Student Population: 5610
Student-Faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
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Benedictine University
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Benedictine University

This school boasts the second largest master's in public health program in Illinois and offers both a master's degree in public health as well as professional certifications in a variety of related specialties. The master's curriculum covers core areas of public health, as well as electives in intersecting fields such as advocacy and social work. The master's degree program can be completed entirely online and graduates are awarded the same degree as students attending the campus based master's program. Applications for the online program are accepted throughout the year and students generally take one course per eight-week session, completing six courses per year. An internship is required, however, you are free to complete your fieldwork in any location that is convenient for you.

Benedictine also offers two dual degrees, either a master's degree in business or a master's degree in science focused on management and organizational behavior, which can be obtained concurrently with your master's in public health. Students can also obtain professional certifications in health management and policy, disaster management, and health education and promotion, either as part of their master's curriculum or as a stand-alone certification.

Address & Contact Info
5700 College Rd
Lisle, IL
(630) 829-6000
www.ben.edu/admissions/
Campus Info
School Type: Campus & Online
In-state Tuition: $13770
Out-of-state Tuition: $13770
Graduation Rate: 52%
Acceptance Rate: 77%
Student Population: 6892
Graduate Student Population: 3161
Student-Faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
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New York Medical College
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New York Medical College

NYMC is one of the country's largest private health sciences universities and is part of the Touro College and University system. NYMC's School of Health Sciences and Practice offers an online master's degree in public health, with a concentration in either health policy and management or environmental health science. Students can also pursue additional professional certifications in emergency preparedness, global health, health education, and industrial hygiene. The program can be completed entirely online, or students can opt to attend some courses on campus. A sample online course is available on the school's website and prospective students can access online discussion boards to get a feel for the program's online learning experience.

The school's campus is close to New York City, giving faculty and students access to a diverse area of public health research and practice. Graduates of NYMC's master's in public health program are well prepared for a career in the field, and alumni include two county commissioners of health in New York, and one commissioner of health care access in Connecticut.

Address & Contact Info
Administration Building
Valhalla, NY
(914) 594-4000
www.nymc.edu
Campus Info
School Type: Campus & Online
In-state Tuition: $15523
Out-of-state Tuition: $15523
Student Population: 1448
Graduate Student Population: 1448
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Medical College of Wisconsin
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Medical College of Wisconsin

The Medical College of Wisconsin offers a master's in public health degree in a fully online format. The program is part-time and designed to be completed in under five years. You should expect to spend between six to ten hours per week completing your online classes and assignments. There is no on campus requirement but new students can attend a virtual online orientation before they begin their studies.

If you think you may be interested in pursuing a master's in public health online, but are not quite sure, MCW offers a graduate certificate in public health as well as opportunities for graduate education for non-degree seekers. If you successfully complete coursework in the certificate program and decide you want to pursue a full master's degree, you may apply to the program and, if accepted, transfer all of the credits from the certificate program to the master's program. Non-degree students may attend courses on a part-time basis for three consecutive terms and some credits from their coursework may be applied towards a master's degree in public health.

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8701 Watertown Plank Rd
Milwaukee, WI
(414) 955-8296
www.mcw.edu/acad/admission
Campus Info
School Type: Campus & Online
In-state Tuition: $30000
Out-of-state Tuition: $30000
Student Population: 1277
Graduate Student Population: 1277
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University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
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University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
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100 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN
(612) 625-5000
www1.umn.edu/twincities/admissions.php
Campus Info
School Type: Campus & Online
In-state Tuition: $12044
Out-of-state Tuition: $19142
Graduation Rate: 70%
Acceptance Rate: 48%
Student Population: 51721
Graduate Student Population: 18114
Student-Faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
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Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
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Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
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201 Old Main
University Park, PA
(814) 865-4700
admissions.psu.edu/
Campus Info
School Type: Campus & Online
In-state Tuition: $16364
Out-of-state Tuition: $28642
Graduation Rate: 85%
Acceptance Rate: 52%
Student Population: 45233
Graduate Student Population: 6639
Student-Faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
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University of South Florida-Main Campus
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University of South Florida-Main Campus
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4202 East Fowler Ave
Tampa, FL
(813) 974-2011
www.usf.edu/Admission/index.asp
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School Type: Campus & Online
In-state Tuition: $8777
Out-of-state Tuition: $18617
Graduation Rate: 51%
Acceptance Rate: 45%
Student Population: 40431
Graduate Student Population: 9517
Student-Faculty Ratio: 28 to 1
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University of California-Berkeley
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University of California-Berkeley
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University of California
Berkeley, CA
(510) 642-6000
www.berkeley.edu
Campus Info
School Type: Campus & Online
In-state Tuition: $9342
Out-of-state Tuition: $24444
Graduation Rate: 91%
Acceptance Rate: 22%
Student Population: 35833
Graduate Student Population: 10293
Student-Faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
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West Virginia University
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West Virginia University
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Stewart Hall- University Avenue
Morgantown, WV
(304) 293-0111
www.arc.wvu.edu
Campus Info
School Type: Campus & Online
In-state Tuition: $6180
Out-of-state Tuition: $17704
Graduation Rate: 59%
Acceptance Rate: 88%
Student Population: 29306
Graduate Student Population: 7003
Student-Faculty Ratio: 23 to 1
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University of New Mexico-Main Campus
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University of New Mexico-Main Campus
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1700 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
(505) 277-0111
www.unm.edu/admissions/
Campus Info
School Type: Campus & Online
In-state Tuition: $4851
Out-of-state Tuition: $18017
Graduation Rate: 44%
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Student Population: 28688
Graduate Student Population: 6212
Student-Faculty Ratio: 22 to 1
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University of Illinois at Chicago
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University of Illinois at Chicago
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601 S Morgan
Chicago, IL
(312) 996-7000
www.uic.edu/depts/oar/prospective_students/index.html
Campus Info
School Type: Campus & Online
In-state Tuition: $11224
Out-of-state Tuition: $19431
Graduation Rate: 53%
Acceptance Rate: 63%
Student Population: 27850
Graduate Student Population: 11044
Student-Faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
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University of Massachusetts Amherst
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University of Massachusetts Amherst
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University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA
(413) 545-0111
umass.edu/umhome/admissions.html
Campus Info
School Type: Campus & Online
In-state Tuition: $2640
Out-of-state Tuition: $9937
Graduation Rate: 68%
Acceptance Rate: 68%
Student Population: 27569
Graduate Student Population: 6196
Student-Faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
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University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte, NC
(704) 687-2000
admissions.uncc.edu
Campus Info
School Type: Campus & Online
In-state Tuition: $3464
Out-of-state Tuition: $14297
Graduation Rate: 55%
Acceptance Rate: 76%
Student Population: 25063
Graduate Student Population: 5308
Student-Faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
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University of Virginia-Main Campus
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University of Virginia-Main Campus
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University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
(434) 924-0311
www.virginia.edu/undergradadmission/
Campus Info
School Type: Campus & Online
In-state Tuition: $11598
Out-of-state Tuition: $20922
Graduation Rate: 93%
Acceptance Rate: 33%
Student Population: 24391
Graduate Student Population: 8796
Student-Faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
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