Capella University's online Master's in Public Health degree deepens your knowledge of public health issues and prepares you to create access in diverse environments.
The curriculum, developed around national public health curriculum standards, uses a multidisciplinary approach that emphasizes environmental public health concepts; psychological, behavioral, and social factors influencing population-based health disparities; principles of epidemiology and biostatistics; public health administration systems and processes; and economics. A collaborative project involving local public health organizations is integrated into the curriculum, providing you the opportunity to gain practical knowledge of relevant organizations, programs and policies.
- Time to Complete: The average time to complete the Master's in Public Health program is 18 months. You can reduce or increase this time with a flexible course load of 1 to 3 courses per quarter. Calculate your cost and graduation date.
- Online Learning: Enjoy an online curriculum with 24-hour access to courses that Capella’s virtual course room provides.
- Credible Curriculum: The coursework for the online Master's in Public Health program is aligned with National Public Health curriculum standards.
- Virtual Labs: Capella's simulation tool, Riverbend City, provides an adaptable learning environment where you take on a leadership role to manage real-world challenges, all in a fail-safe virtual environment.
With your Master's in General Public Health from Capella, you'll develop solutions to public health issues in an informed manner and help create healthy communities and environments. You'll also create health access and quality strategies for diverse populations. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.
View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at CapellaResults.com.
Common jobs with an online Master's in General Public Health include environmental health intelligence analyst, community health program manager, health communications specialist, health educator, health policy analyst, public health advisor, research assistant, social/behavioral scientist or social science analyst. Potential workplaces include: community health center, community-based organization, health care organization or public health agency.
For a More In-Depth Study
With this area of study, Capella also offers a program concentration — an opportunity to delve deeper into your specific knowledge area. Your program concentration can be included in your transcript to potentially enhance career opportunities.
To learn more, call 866.303.6572, or email us. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.