Master of Public Health (MPH)

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The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree prepares graduate students to work in a variety of local, state, national, and global public health research, practice, and policymaking settings. Students will gain expertise in the core domains of public health, investigate and address the determinants of health using data science, and develop novel and effective avenues for disease prevention and health promotion. The program combines foundational courses in public health with additional courses in data science, qualitative research methods, leadership, cultural competence and health, and policymaking. Students gain knowledge and skills through coursework, experiential learning opportunities, research projects, and engagement with traditional and non-traditional partners to pursue a healthier world. The MPH program is designed to meet the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accreditation requirements.

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Lehigh’s College of Health is the first institution in the world to offer undergraduate, graduate, and executive degrees and certificates in population health with a focus on health innovation and tec ... Read More

Lehigh’s College of Health is the first institution in the world to offer undergraduate, graduate, and executive degrees and certificates in population health with a focus on health innovation and technology. The college is pioneering population health as a convergence science, pushing the field forward with the intentional integration of substantive, methodological, and technical expertise. With a focus on population health, the College of Health will make important contributions to the world of health, play a key role in helping meet the fast-growing employment needs of the health sector and work to improve the lives of millions of people the world over. Read less