Long Island University

Master in Public Health (M.P.H.)


1 University Plaza

Brooklyn, NY 11201

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master in Public Health (M.P.H.)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Public Health is the science and art of protecting and improving the health of communities (families, neighborhoods, groups of people) and global population as a whole. Every day, millions of people across the globe suffer from preventable injuries, or acute  and chronic diseases, resulting in impaired quality of life and often, unnecessary death. Public Health professionals help prevent disease, disability, and premature death by confronting global health issues and promoting healthy lifestyles through research, policy, educational programs, development and administration of programs, and improved access to health care.

LIU's Public Health program is the go-to academic source for public health practitioners, managers, and leaders in Brooklyn and the Greater New York area. Our graduates work to achieve equitable health systems, infrastructure, environment, and lifestyle changes through health education, advocacy, and communication. Graduates go on to become the pubic health workforce candidates of choice for designing, implementing and evaluating systems, infrastructure, policy, environmental and lifestyle change strategies to improve Brooklyn’s health status and reduce and avoid future health disparities. 

Master of Public Health (MPH) is a professional graduate degree program for individuals seeking training and experience in applied public health. This 42-credit program is well embedded in local public health community having strong working relations with community organizations and governmental agencies. The Program is designed to meet a growing demand for skilled general Public Health professionals and leads to diverse and rewarding career opportunities, preparing students with knowledge and skills of an MPH Generalist. Candidates interested in enrolling in the program must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and must fulfill the academic criteria for admission.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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