Capella University offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in public health. We also offer public health certificates, including our online Post-Master’s Certificate in Epidemiology.
Each program is designed to help you make a difference in this vital area. At whatever level of study you choose, you’ll focus on improving community health, reducing health disparities, advocating for policy improvements, and other activities to help advance public health.
All of our programs reflect the way we’ve reshaped education, removing the barriers for you to pursue your interests and professional goals in the field of public health.
Transform health care and support the health of your community with a DrPH degree.
Enter the dynamic and growing field of health care with a bachelor’s in public health.
Earn a sought-after credential and build new skills that you can use right away with a certificate in public health.
Expert advisory board: Capella’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences Advisory Board ensures your curriculum is developed with the insight and support of industry leaders.
Learn it today, do it tomorrow: With Capella’s competency-based approach, your coursework is designed to help you gain immediately applicable skills.
World-class faculty: You’ll gain real-world perspectives and insights from faculty who are recognized for both academic and industry expertise.
Immersive learning experiences: In our virtual health care simulation tool, you’ll practice real-life scenarios in a safe environment.
“Capella helped me stay sane by giving me the flexibility I needed to juggle all these things. It also gave me a strong education. Capella absolutely positioned me to move forward.”
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