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MPH Degrees

Help Lead Health Care & Public Health Organizations with a Master's in Public Health (MPH)

The Capella MPH helps you provide greater access to healthcare in increasingly diverse environments You'll deepen your reserve of knowledge of public health concepts, theories, and practices as you hone your ability to collaborate with other health care professionals.

Capella's online master's degree in public health is developed around national public curriculum standards. Our multidisciplinary approach prepares you to partner across health care, public administration, and public health professions.

Master's in Public Health (MPH) Degree Programs

General Public Health

The curriculum of the Capella Master of Public Health - General Public Health degree program is as broad as it is deep. Emphasizing environmental public health strategies; as well as the psychological, behavioral, and social factors influencing population-based health disparities, it also encompasses principles of epidemiology and biostatistics; public health administration systems and processes; and economics.

A collaborative project involving local public health organizations is also integrated into the curriculum. This will help you gain practical knowledge of relevant organizations, programs and policies.

Learn more about earning an online MPH in General Public Health.

Health Management and Policy

Capella University's online Master of Public Health - Health Management and Policy program strengthens your ability to influence public policy and improve community health.

The curriculum combines the study of public health issues and concepts with management sciences knowledge, organizational and financial theory and practice, public administration and economics. Successful graduates are able to integrate and coordinate public health programs and care delivery to improve the health of communities and environments.

Learn more about earning an online MPH in Health Management and Policy.

Social and Behavioral Sciences

The Capella online Master of Public Health in Social and Behavioral Sciences program gives you a foundational overview of public health issues and administrative systems. In addition to social and behavioral theories and research methodologies, the curriculum emphasizes program planning and evaluation; assessment and surveillance; health disparities; international public health; and public health information for diverse populations.

A collaborative project involving local public health organizations is also integrated into the curriculum. This will help you gain practical knowledge of relevant organizations, programs and policies.

Learn more about earning an online MPH in Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Why Choose Capella

Capella University is an accredited online university dedicated to providing an exceptional, professionally-aligned education. Our degree programs are designed to meet standards established by professional associations and accrediting bodies — so you gain skills and knowledge that are immediately applicable to your career goals.

As a Capella student, you'll benefit from a competency-based curriculum that combines foundational theory with real-world application and through our online campus, as you work with experienced faculty and your classmates in highly interactive course rooms.

Source

On average, those with a bachelor's degree in public health receive a 58% earnings boost by obtaining their graduate degree.

Source: Georgetown University, 2011: What's it worth? The economic value of college majors

Capella: An Accredited University

Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission is among the 6 regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Regional bodies accredit colleges and universities; national bodies accredit trade and vocational schools.