Master’s program highlights include online MPH coursework and in-person fieldwork.
You can prepare for a professional public health career by earning a master’s degree from an accredited university. But students who enroll in Chamberlain University’s accredited Master of Public Health (MPH) online degree program also enjoy the added value of flexible scheduling, diverse coursework and more.
Here are five of the top reasons master’s candidates choose Chamberlain’s MPH program:
1. A Versatile Public Health Degree
Chamberlain’s MPH degree program has a generalist focus, which means its curriculum is designed to prepare you to address public health issues in a diverse range of job roles and career fields. Coursework draws on systems thinking and skills from disciplines like biostatistics, epidemiology, leadership, healthcare policy, and cultural competency and health communication. Your MPH courses are taught by educators who are also public health thought leaders and experts.
2. An Accredited MPH Program
Chamberlain has university accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and Master of Public Health (MPH) program accreditation for a five-year term from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). CEPH accreditation assures quality in public health education and training to achieve excellence in practice, research and service, through collaboration with organizational and community partners.
3. 100% Online Coursework
In Chamberlain’s MPH degree program, the coursework is entirely online and available to you 24/7. There are no group grades and no mandatory lectures or login times. This gives you the flexibility to earn a public health degree while staying active in your personal and professional activities.
4. Practical MPH Fieldwork Component
When you’ve successfully completed your MPH coursework, you’ll get to participate in a two-part Applied Practice Experience practicum opportunity. You’ll choose a public health professional to work with as you apply what you’ve learned in a real-world setting that fuels your passion for addressing individual and community challenges.
5. Wraparound Student Support
Another great reason for choosing Chamberlain’s online Master of Public Health program is the support available to you throughout your educational journey. Once you apply to Chamberlain, you’ll have access to information on time management, scholarly writing, using the library and more. You can also sign up for a personal tour of the online learning environment.
Build a Public Health Career
You’ll find there are other benefits to Chamberlain’s master’s program, too. You can choose an accelerated study option, which means you may be able to earn your MPH in as few as four semesters. Or choose to earn your degree in the full-time or part-time option. And you may be eligible for tuition savings.
Through coursework and practical experience, you can build the foundational knowledge you’ll need to work as a public health professional in fields like community health, education, advocacy, environmental health, epidemiology and more. You can learn more about potential public health careers in our infographic.
If you’re passionate about improving population health, Chamberlain’s public health program can help you achieve your career goals. Become an agent of change who’s making lasting contributions in communities near and far.
Chamberlain University, an accredited institution, offers bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and certificate programs in nursing and healthcare professions. With a growing network of campuses and robust online programs, Chamberlain continues to build on more than 130 years of excellence in preparing extraordinary healthcare professionals.
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