Online Master of Public Healthin Public Health Practice
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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?
100% online with no residency requirement
No GRE required
Multiple start dates per year
Graduate in as few as 24 months
National Tier 1 University (U.S. News & World Report)
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.
100% Online Master of Public Health in Public Health Practice
Earn your advanced degree from the University of Nevada, Reno, while maintaining your current commitments. Our flexible program allows you to learn while you work and apply new knowledge to your current position.
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:
Social and Behavioral Health
Leadership in Health
Finance and Budget
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:
Managed Care Organizations
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 17% national growth rate for medical and health services managers from 2014 to 2024.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 13% national growth rate for health educators and community health workers from 2014 to 2024.
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:
Community Health Coordinator
Public Health Nurse
Environmental Scientists and Specialists
Public Health Analyst
Public Health Specialist
Public Health Advisor
Social and Community Service Manager
Medical and Health Service Manager
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
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
CHS 280Introduction to Biostatistics in Public Health