Chamberlain University’s Master of Public Health Degree Program Receives Accreditation from Council on Education for Public Health
CHICAGO — Oct. 11, 2021 — Chamberlain University, which has the largest nursing school in the U.S., today announced that its Master of Public Health (MPH) degree program has achieved accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), which is an independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit schools and programs of public health. CEPH assures quality in public health education and training to achieve excellence in practice, research and service through collaboration with organizational and community partners.
“Achieving CEPH accreditation for the Master of Public Health degree program is a significant accomplishment, and it affirms Chamberlain’s commitment to quality and excellence and to ensuring graduates have a competitive advantage as they advance their education,” said Chamberlain’s Sr. Director of College of Health Professions - Online Programs Gil Singletary, PhD, JD, MBA, MSW, LCSW.
Chamberlain University’s CEPH-accredited* MPH degree program promotes professional mobility and enhances employment opportunities for graduates in the following ways:
- Eligibility for employment opportunities in public health that are only available to graduates of CEPH-accredited schools and programs, such as the U.S. Public Health Service, various U.S. military public health jobs, and some state and local government agencies.
- Opportunity to apply for fellowships offered exclusively to graduates of CEPH-accredited schools and programs that are also members of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH).
- Eligibility to sit for the Certified in Public Health (CPH) exam and obtain the CPH credential, administered by the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE).
“This recognition is particularly important as the nation’s need for dedicated public health officials is at an all-time high,” said Singletary. “It highlights the important role of Chamberlain faculty, staff and students in contributing to the public good as part of the global response of combating COVID-19 and other public health issues.”
Chamberlain University, which has a 130-year history preparing nursing and healthcare professionals, is part of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a leading workforce solutions provider dedicated to solving critical workforce talent needs by expanding access to education, certifications and upskilling programs at scale.
The MPH program at Chamberlain University is designed to challenge and change the way students think about the health of population groups. The program also prepares students to lead projects and teams that implement solutions for a diverse range of public health programs and policies. The curriculum offers students the opportunity to focus on specific areas of public health as they work with public health professionals. Options for study include accelerated, fulltime and part-time options or flexible online learning available 24/7 for new and existing healthcare professionals.
The Pioneer Grant provides eligible students with a 30% savings in tuition pricing, up to $7,095,
on MPH coursework at Chamberlain University. For more information, please visit the
Chamberlain University Master in Public Health website.
About the Council on Education for Public Health: https://ceph.org/
About Chamberlain University
Chamberlain University is a part of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE). Chamberlain University’s mission is to educate, empower and embolden diverse healthcare professionals who advance the health of people, families, communities and nations. Chamberlain is comprised of the College of Nursing, which offers a three-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program and flexible post-licensure programs such as the RN to BSN option, Master of Science in Nursing degree program, Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program and graduate certificates, and the College of Health Professions, which offers Master of Public Health and Master of Social Work degree programs. Chamberlain University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, (www.hlcommission.org),, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For the most updated accreditation information, visit chamberlain.edu/accreditation. To learn more, visit chamberlain.edu.
About Adtalem Global Education
Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a leading workforce solutions provider, partners with organizations in the healthcare and financial services industries to solve critical workforce talent needs by expanding access to education, certifications and upskilling programs at scale. With a dedicated focus on driving strong outcomes that increase workforce preparedness, Adtalem empowers a diverse learner population to achieve their goals and make inspiring
contributions to the global community. Adtalem is the parent organization of ACAMS, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Chamberlain University, EduPristine, OnCourse Learning, Ross University School of Medicine, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and Walden University. Adtalem has more than 10,000 employees, a network of more than 275,000 alumni and serves over 82,000 members across 200 countries and territories. Adtalem was named one of America’s Most Responsible Companies 2021 by Newsweek and one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2021 by Forbes. Follow Adtalem on Twitter (@adtalemglobal), LinkedIn or visit adtalem.com for more information.
*The Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), www.ceph.org, Board of Councilors acted at its August 26, 2021, meeting to accredit Chamberlain University’s College of Health Professions Master of Public Health (MPH) program for a five-year term. The accreditation term extends until December 31, 2026, pending the program’s continued documentation of compliance as required by the Council. The effective date of the program’s initial accreditation is December 16, 2019. CEPH is an independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and programs of public health. CEPH assures quality in public health education and training to achieve excellence in practice, research and service, through collaboration with organizational and community partners. For a copy of the final self-study document and/or final accreditation report, please contact Dr. Sharonda Wallace, MPH program dean at MPHProgram@Chamberlain.edu.
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