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Online Master of Public Health Program

Use Your Passion to Help Your Community

Sacred Heart University’s CEPH-accredited Master of Public Health program is designed to help students learn the vital knowledge and skills needed to solve complex problems and help local communities with public health matters.

100% Online

1 Year Duration

  • Transfer up to 40% of credits from an accredited institution
  • Gain valuable knowledge and skills in community health
  • Explore practical courses such as Research Methods, Social Determinants of Health and more
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What Makes Us Unique?

Our STEM-designated online Master of Public Health program’s curriculum emphasizes community health grounded in a philosophy of social justice. Our students are allowed to work with community partners to enhance public health and make a substantial difference for individuals and communities.

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  • Duration 1 year
  • Cost per Credit $750
  • Credit Hours 42

Program Benefits

  • Convenient, flexible format
  • Taught by practitioner faculty with expertise in the field
  • CEPH-accredited program with integrative coursework

A Community-Focused Approach to Public Health

In Sacred Heart University’s MPH program, students learn to create strategies that prevent disease and reduce health disparities for individuals and communities. This STEM-designated program prepares students to think critically and make lasting progress toward better community health.

Our online program is taught by expert faculty with valuable experience. You’ll receive the same quality education as on-campus students from the comfort of home.

The MPH program is also available on campus.

Become a Community Leader

Our online MPH program is designed to give students the experience they need to follow their passions and make lasting improvements in public well-being. Graduates are prepared to take on practical leadership positions in public health.

Careers and Salaries

Learn Valuable Skills for Your Future

42 Credits

8-Week Terms

The courses in the online Master of Public Health program are taught by experienced faculty and designed to help students begin or advance their careers as community health leaders. In this community health-focused program, students will gain knowledge – both inside and outside of the classroom – that will help them make a measurable difference in the world.

Course include:

  • Profession and Science of Public Health
  • Research Methods
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Issues of Diversity and Equity
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Master of Public Health Admissions Details

Transfer Up to 15 Credits

3.0 GPA

Apply now to earn your online Master of Public Health degree from Sacred Heart University. Here’s what you’ll need to get started:

DegreeBachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university
TranscriptsOfficial transcripts from all prior institutions
Other RequirementsTwo letters of recommendation, resume, two-page essay stating why you are pursuing a career in public health, and what you hope to do with an MPH degree, $75 application fee
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Tuition Details

The Master of Public Health program at Sacred Heart University consists of 42 credit hours. Please find the cost per credit hour and total estimated program costs here.

Our admissions representatives can provide full tuition details and help you find the funding option that’s right for you. Call us at 877-791-7181 for more information.

Note: Tuition rates are subject to change and additional fees may vary by program.

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Program Outcomes and Skills Acquired

Graduates of Sacred Heart University’s MPH program will be prepared to pursue roles as community health leaders and advance to executive-level positions without holding a Ph.D.

With a community health focus, Sacred Heart’s public health program empowers students to make a difference as they build the following skills:

Online Study at Sacred Heart University

By enrolling in Sacred Heart University’s online program, students gain access to a team of supportive faculty and expert student services. Online study includes:

  • A flexible, asynchronous format
  • An experienced and caring faculty
  • 24/7 IT Support
  • Full-time and part-time flexibility
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Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a question we don’t cover here, request more information or call 877-791-7181.

You can earn the online MPH degree in as few as twelve months. Total duration depends on the number of transfer credits accepted.

The cost per credit is $750, and you’ll need 42 credits to graduate. Find out more about tuition and fees.

The Sacred Heart University MPH program is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) and is a STEM-designated program.

Yes, the MPH accepts up to 40% of transfer credits. Depending on the individual courses and CEPH competencies, this may total up to 15 transfer credits, or five courses. To learn more about your specific transfer credits, contact a member of our admissions team.

This program does not require any prior testing. Explore admission requirements.

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