Online Master of Public Healthin Public Health Practice

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Focus on Public Health Practice Welcome to the Online Master of Public Health in Public Health Practice.

At the University of Nevada, Reno, we teach public health practitioners how to look beyond just physical health and consider environmental, economic and sociological factors that impact individual and community health, happiness and well-being.

The online Master of Public Health in Public Health Practice is designed to prepare you for employment in nearly any area of the public health field. Our online MPH program provides a comprehensive curriculum in public health policy, finance and budget, health informatics, epidemiology and biostatistics, social and behavioral health.

Why choose our MPH program?


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100% online with no residency requirement


A University of Nevada, Reno graduate student leans over his laptop in concentration as he completes his online MPH coursework.

No GRE required


A University of Nevada, Reno graduate student leans over his laptop in concentration as he completes his online MPH coursework.

Multiple start dates per year


A University of Nevada, Reno graduate student leans over his laptop in concentration as he completes his online MPH coursework.

Graduate in as few as 24 months


A University of Nevada, Reno graduate student leans over his laptop in concentration as he completes his online MPH coursework.

National Tier 1 University (U.S. News & World Report)


A University of Nevada, Reno graduate student leans over his laptop in concentration as he completes his online MPH coursework.

Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

Why Choose the University of Nevada, Reno for Your MPH?

Our School emphasizes five core values:
  • Advancing Knowledge: We are committed to asking and answering important questions to advance public health through influential research.
  • Embracing Diversity: We value the backgrounds and experiences of our students, faculty and staff as partners with diverse communities to reduce disparities and promote equal opportunities to achieve optimal health.
  • Demonstrating Integrity: We strive in all endeavors to consistently demonstrate honesty, fairness and respect to promote mutual trust and understanding.
  • Inspiring Learning: We cultivate a dynamic learning environment that includes meaningful conversations and experiential learning to engage and inspire professionals who are committed to advancing community health.
  • Succeeding through Collaboration: We appreciate the importance of partnerships for achieving public health outcomes and endeavor to strengthen existing partnerships and develop new ones.

About Our Online MPH in Public Health Practice

At the University of Nevada, Reno we've identified the most important topics that underscore the successful practice of public health and created a concentration that emphasizes this knowledge and skills. You can benefit from a comprehensive curriculum that covers areas important for a rewarding career in public health.
Our online MPH courses cover:
  • Biostatistics
  • Social and Behavioral Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Research Methods
  • Leadership in Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Policy
  • Finance and Budget
  • Health Informatics
  • Program Planning and Evaluation
  • Public Health Law, Ethics and Policy Analysis

Above Average Career Development. Lower Average Tuition.

Public health is a field that offers a vast array of career possibilities in a variety of settings. No matter what path you pursue, your education should provide a great foundation with a strong return on investment. It’s important to note our online MPH program is available at a lower average tuition than comparative degrees.

Public health professionals are needed in:
  • Government
  • Educational Institutions
  • Corporations
  • Nonprofits
  • Health Care
  • Managed Care Organizations

What Types of Jobs Are Available to Public Health Professionals?

The University of Nevada, Reno online Master of Public Health provides training for a broad range of opportunities, such as the following:
  • Health Educator
  • Community Health Coordinator
  • Public Health Nurse
  • Environmental Scientists and Specialists
  • Public Health Analyst
  • Non-Profit Manager
  • Health Administrator
  • Public Health Specialist
  • Public Health Advisor
  • Epidemiologist
  • Social and Community Service Manager
  • Medical and Health Service Manager
  • Evaluation Consultant

Master of Public Health Online Curriculum

This 45-credit program focuses on general Public Health Practice and consists of:
  • 18 Credit Hours in Core Curriculum
  • 21 Credit Hours Concentration (Public Health Practice)
  • 3 Credit Hours Practicum
  • 3 Credit Hours Capstone
Through our extensive online MPH curriculum, future public health practitioners, educators and leaders can develop broad, research-based knowledge of public health, policy and practice

Courses

Core Courses

  • CHS 700Research Methods for Public Health
  • CHS 701Social and Behavioral Dimensions of Health
  • CHS 712Epidemiology in Public Health
  • CHS 725Health and the Environment
  • CHS 755Health Policy and Administration
  • CHS 780Biostatistics in Public Health

MPH Culminating Experience

  • CHS 796MPH Capstone
  • CHS 798Field Studies in Public Health

Public Health Practice (Concentration Courses)

  • CHS 720Health Program Planning
  • CHS 721Program Evaluation in Public Health
  • CHS 748Epidemiological Surveillance
  • CHS 753Health Informatics
  • CHS 756Organizational Behavior in Health Services
  • CHS 759Health Services Finance
  • CHS 761Public Health Law

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