Mission Statement

Master of Public Health


Advancing health by empowering future leaders, enhancing preventive practices, and promoting social justice.


To transform students into public health leaders through application of practice-based skills.


Values that support the Master of Public Health program and align with the university and College of Health Professions strategic goals include:

  • community engagement
  • interprofessional practice
  • professional and ethical behavior
  • cultural humility and inclusiveness
  • excellence in teaching, scholarship, and practice


  1. Prepare graduates for successful careers by aligning with current practices in the field of public health
  2. Engage faculty and students in research and practice addressing the health of populations and the community and its dissemination
  3. Faculty and students contribute to public health practice through community collaboration
  4. Attract, support, and retain a diverse complement of students

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