Adler University

Master of Public Policy: Community Health Concentration


17 N. Dearborn

Suite 2100

Chicago, IL 60602

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Public Policy: Community Health Concentration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Our Master of Public Policy: Community Health concentration prepares graduates to lead government policy and advocacy efforts that advance positive social change in communities. With cities around the world
facing unprecedented population growth, our program trains students to work toward creating urban environments that promote mental health and well-being.

Our innovative program meets the standards of the Higher Learning Commission and offers an academically rigorous curriculum that prepares students to be public policy leaders with a focus on developing,
implementing, and evaluating policy interventions that promote health in urban communities.

We offer a unique policy approach that emphasizes the interconnected sociocultural, physical, economic, and political factors that shape community health. Students focus on the role of participatory governance
and community collaboration to counter urban environmental risk factors and improve overall well-being. Adler University is a recognized pioneer in graduate education, preparing socially responsible practitioners to
address today’s most urgent challenges.

  • Train to be a policy and advocacy leader fostering more equitable and just communities.
  • Earn your degree in one year of full-time study or two years of part-time study.
  •  Create a schedule that works for you with evening classes.
  • Gain extensive real-world experience with a unique focus on socially responsible practice.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Locale: Large City

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