Master of Public Health in Public Health Practice
Sample MPH-Public Health Practice Curriculum (Minimum 42 credit hours)
Students in dual degree programs will have a curriculum that varies from the one below.
MPH Core Curriculum
The minimum total credit-hours required is 42.
Visit our Graduate Admission page for more information on application requirements and deadlines.
This Master of Public Health program is designed for public health, health care and social service professionals who are seeking to increase their competency in public health practice.
This degree is perfect for practitioners in public health, health care and social service who have specialized knowledge in their fields and desire a greater understanding of the principles of population health and the technical skills that are the foundation of public health practice. Students who graduate with this degree will gain a greater understanding of the overall field of public health as they develop specific skills and enhance their administrative and leadership abilities.
Dual Degree Options
- Law: MPH with Juris Doctor
- Medicine: MPH Doctor of Medicine
- Nutrition/Dietetics: MPH with MS
- Social Work: MPH with MSW
SLU graduates are employed all over the nation and internationally in a wide variety of settings and positions. Some of the career paths in public health include:
- Department of Health Administrator
- Public Health Consultant
- Outreach Specialist
Faculty and Research
Our faculty are internationally recognized as leaders in the field of public health and have active research in areas such as:
- Health Communication
- Injury Prevention
- Health Disparities
- Cultural Competence
- Equitable Access
- Public Health Practice
Download our MPH-Public Health Practice Fact Sheet
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If you'd like more information about SLU's MPH in Public Health Practice, fill out our information request form to contact our office of admission.
Applications are now being accepted for the fall semester. If you're ready to get started, apply now.