Master of Public Health
Master of Public Health
Admission RequirementsPlease see the South University academic catalog for program specific admissions requirements.
As a graduate of the MPH degree program, you’ll be ready to pursue a variety of public health positions, including:
- Medical and Health Services Managers
- Health Educators
- Community Health Workers
Upon completion of the MPH program, students should be able to:
- Articulate and utilize core public health concepts in the areas of biostatistics, epidemiology, social and behavioral sciences, health services administration, and environmental health.
- Identify and assess the public health conditions, including assets and deficiencies, of populations.
- Demonstrate the ability to plan, implement, and evaluate programs and services designed to address public health conditions.
- Understand and employ an “ecological approach” to public health, with emphasis on the linkages and relationships among the multiple determinants of health to assure conditions that protect and promote the health of populations.
- Identify and analyze health disparities and design appropriate and culturally competent prevention and intervention strategies.
- Apply theory and knowledge in field-based settings, as evidenced by a competency level of knowledgeable to proficient across the seven competency domains for public health professionals.
- Analytical assessment.
- Policy development/program planning.
- Cultural competency.
- Community dimension of practice.
- Basic public health sciences.
- Financial planning and management.
- Leadership and systems thinking.
- Demonstrate skills in public health research and communication.
- Apply critical thinking skills within the context of public health policy, practice, and research.
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