5700 College Rd, Scholl 145
Lisle, IL 60532
Master of Public Health
Benedictine University's on-campus or online Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) offers you a flexible way to advance your career, whether in the private or public sector. With a 30-year legacy of graduating public health leaders, the program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) and offers four focus areas in which you can specialize.
Take a Systems Approach to Improve Public Health
Over the course of 13 four-credit courses and a six-credit internship, you will explore statistical methods, population analyses, and biological principles used to control disease, drive research, and improve public health.
By graduation, you'll be able to enter the field with confidence—whether you're leading culturally competent, ethical, and effective research studies or public health programs that measurably improve health outcomes.
Explore Your Options
Our M.P.H. program offers an accelerated track as well as four dual-degree options, so you can earn an M.B.A., Master of Information Science*, Master of Nutrition and Wellness*, or Master of Science in Management and Organizational Behavior in tandem with your M.P.H.
Or, choose a focus and earn a graduate certificate along with your M.P.H. at no additional time or cost.
*Not offered online
Make a Career in Helping Others
The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects job opportunities for epidemiologists will grow 9 percent between 2016 and 2026 due to increasing public health capacity among state and local agencies.1 Join a growing field and earn a commensurate salary in a variety of settings, including:2
The Benefits of a CEPH-Accredited Program
Benedictine's M.P.H. program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), the foremost body evaluating public health education programs and institutions. CEPH accreditation means you can be sure you're getting a high-quality and industry-current education in public health theory and practice.
Some employers, including the U.S. Public Health Service, and some state and local government agencies, accept only graduates of CEPH-accredited schools and programs.
Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Loans Offered: We offer a variety of federal, state and institutional financial aid programs. Each program has specific student eligibility requirements. In general, students must be formally admitted as degree-seeking and enrolled for a minimum number of credit hours.
Locale: Large Suburb
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