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.
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.
The post-baccalaureate Certificate in Principles of Public Health, administered by the Department of Health Services Administration, helps students advance their understanding of the science, theory and practice of public health. This online, 15-credit, five-course program is designed to provide working professionals with a foundation in the core principles of public health, including epidemiology, health systems, biostatistics, environmental health and health behavior.
Public Health Science
Building a science foundation for public health
Beginning Fall 2014, the Public Health Science bachelor of science degree program is being offered at the University of Maryland School of Public Health in College Park. This rigorous interdisciplinary training enables students interested in the allied health professions, as well as medicine, dentistry, nursing, and pharmacy to address the growing health challenges facing communities and populations globally.