Bastyr University

Bastyr University

Master of Public Health (MPH)


14500 Juanita Drive Northeast

Kenmore, WA 98028

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Public Health (MPH)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Bastyr University’s Master of Public Health (MPH) with a Specialization in Community Health Education gives students the knowledge and skills to succeed in public health and community health education settings. The program prepares students to become certified as Community Health Education Specialists (CHES).

The MPH program includes 63 credits of coursework addressing five core competency areas: biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health sciences, health policy and management, and social and behavioral sciences. The curriculum includes specialized courses and practical experience that enable students to develop competency in community health education.

Students in the program complete a practicum and a capstone project under the supervision of dedicated faculty. A social justice perspective is woven throughout the curriculum, and a quarterly seminar provides a deliberate forum for considering issues through a social justice lens.

The program’s hybrid-evening format accommodates traditional students and working professionals who desire non-traditional course scheduling.

Program Strengths

  • Hybrid-evening course format, allowing students to continue working while in the program.
  • A commitment to social justice and human rights, supporting improved quality and accessibility in health care and health education.
  • Strong advising and mentoring to tailor electives towards a student's career interests.
  • Practicum work and a capstone project focused on health education.
  • Small class sizes and committed faculty. 


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Eligibility Requirements:

Entering students must meet the following requirements: Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with an average GPA of 3.0 or higher. Completion of an introductory course in statistics or biostatistics with a grade of B or better within the last seven years. General GRE scores. Statement of intent and two letters of recommendation. Meeting the minimum admissions requirements is not a guarantee of acceptance into the program. The MPH program has a competitive admissions process and only highly qualified applicants will be invited to campus for an interview.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

In State Tuition (per year): $22857 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 22857

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other separate health profession school

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 0-999

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