MPH Master of Public Health General Public Health specialization
Deepen your knowledge of public health concepts, theories, and practices, and hone your ability to work collaboratively with other public and private sector professionals whose work often intersects with the field of public health. 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. Choose elective courses from other MPH specializations that reflect your interests and professional needs. 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.
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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.
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.
Capella also provides you the opportunity to delve deeper into a specific knowledge area by earning a program concentration that will be included on your transcript and can enhance your career opportunities.
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