Please note that the Certificate, Principles of Public Health program has been suspended and applications are no longer being accepted.
The Master of Health Administration (MHA-Online) prepares graduates to manage the many complex health-related organizations including hospitals, health care systems, insurance companies, long-term care facilities, managed care organizations, rehabilitation agencies, public health clinics, state agencies, among others. The curriculum also includes an internship and a capstone project that integrates all course learning and experiences.
This program is designed for those currently working in the field of community health or those looking to change into a more meaningful and worthwhile career. Students are able to receive both academic training and hands-on experience in health program planning, implementation and evaluation as well as public policy analysis and management.
This program prepares graduates for careers that involve integrating physical activity into public health practice at various levels. The program focus on training professionals who understand the physical and mental health benefits of physical activity and to leverage this knowledge to combat major public health issues facing today’s society. Successful graduates will enter the field of work or service ready to improve the quality of life across populations, address complex interconnected public health issues, and promote population health and wellness locally, nationally, and globally.
The Master's of Public Health (MPH) in Public Health Practice and Policy prepares students for leadership roles in addressing important issues nationally and globally. This blended learning program, designed for working professionals, combines online courses with on-site instruction on the College Park campus. An internship allows students to apply their knowledge and skills in a health-related organization.
The educational objective of the Online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate of Professional Studies in Applied Epidemiology is to train working professionals in the field of Epidemiology. This certificate provides working professional students the opportunity to learn in a formal and structured manner, the concepts necessary to improve their understanding of epidemiologic methods and principles. It covers epidemiologic study design, disease investigation and measures, identification and control of biases (information bias, selection bias and confounding effect), effect assessment (a measure of associations, interaction effort, and mediation effect) and control of epidemics.