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Improve the health of people and communities through policy development, health education and as an administrator for organizations within the healthcare field

Master of Public Health

Quick Facts

Total Credit Hours: 42
Complete in as little as 24 months
Tuition: $548 per credit hour*

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Online Master of Public Health (MPH)

More than just a career, working in the healthcare field is a calling. As our country continues to address challenges such as healthcare shortages, rising healthcare costs and an aging population, professionals with our online Master of Public Health (MPH) degree will be part of the solution. With an online MPH degree from Husson, you'll make a true difference in the lives of the people you serve.


Prepare for a career in public health

  • Flexible online classes with 24/7 access
  • 7-week courses
  • Accredited by NECHE

masters-public-health-sm.jpgHusson University’s fully online Master of Public Health degree integrates rigorous and engaging coursework with experiential learning to prepare students to improve community health, develop public health policies and manage healthcare services. This interdisciplinary master's in public health online program is for students who have earned an undergraduate degree and requires 42 credit hours which includes an internship. You'll be taught by working healthcare professionals and faculty who teach evidence-based approaches to public health and healthcare systems. They'll also be able to help you build connections that can lead to jobs through Husson's partnerships with local healthcare organizations.

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Why Husson Online

Start When You’re Ready

Multiple start dates and no set class times or locations


Experiential Learning

Gain even more real-world experience


Personalized Academic Support

Reach your goals with our online support services


Accredited Programs

All of our programs meet standards for quality


Career Outlook

Job Growth. A Master of Public Health degree can open the door to a wide variety of careers. If your goal is to work as a healthcare administrator, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects an additional 133,000 new jobs to open for medical and health services managers by 2029. 


Median Salary. Salaries for those with a master's in public health vary depending on career and industry.


Diverse Opportunities. You may choose to focus your career on developing evidence-based policy that helps to create healthy communities through the delivery of health services. If you’d like to promote long-term wellness and health in diverse communities by reducing risk factors of disease and illness, you can build a career as a health educator or community health worker. 

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An affordable education to help you increase your earnings potential


Financial Aid

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Courses you will take

Your online Master of Public Health coursework will feature in health research methods, program planning, epidemiology, health policy, biostatistics and more. This fully online MPH program requires 42 credit hours for completion. Reach out today if you’d like more information or if you would like to speak to an enrollment counselor. 

2022 Start Dates

May 9, July 5

Fall, Term 1
September 5

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HS 501 Foundations in Public Health: 3
HS 600 Health Research Methods: 3
HS 601 Biostatistics in Public Health: 3
HS 602 Public Health Program Planning, Management and Evaluation: 3
HS 603 Public Health & Behavior Change: 3
HS 604 Epidemiology: 3
HS 606 Health Economics and Policy: 3
HS 607 Advanced Healthcare Management: 3
HS 701 Capstone: 6
HS 702 Internship: 3

Choose 3 electives*: 9

*Note: Students without a BS in Public Health or significant public health coursework must take Foundations in Public Health and Foundations in Healthcare Management as 6 of the 9 required elective credits.

*Rate effective May 1, 2022. All rates subject to change. Please see Cost and Aid for more information.

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Peabody Hall
1 College Circle
Bangor, Maine 04401