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Public Health, M.P.H.
The Council on Education for Public Health-accredited Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program provides a collaborative and integrated approach to improving population health and healthcare. The MPH program uses collaborative partnerships to meet diverse community health needs through educating future leaders, and promoting social justice and excellence in practice.
Public health professionals promote good health, prevent disease within communities, and address multiple complex public health problems. The M.P.H. provides graduate level community-based education and research, in two formats: traditional in-seat and online/hybrid.
Why Study Public Health at Grand Valley?
- Students receive field experience in public health practice, along
with optional service and global learning in public health and
practicum placements in the community. Didactic learning is paired
with community-based experiences throughout the curriculum.
- Classes, faculty offices, and public health labs are all offered at the new Raleigh J. Finklestein Hall building in downtown Grand Rapids on GVSU's health campus.
- Classes are flexible and convenient for working professionals. Two
delivery formats to meet student demand. Traditional in-seat option
(with classes at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.), or an online/hybrid option
(meeting one weekend per semester on campus with coursework online).
- Grand Valley offers the same graduate tuition rate for in- and out-of-state students.
- Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (www.ceph.org).