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Master of Public Health


Public Health

Prepare to protect and improve the health of communities and populations with an online Master of Public Health (MPH) from Capella University. Learn about mitigating health disparities, analyzing the epidemiology of specific diseases, and conducting program evaluation and outcomes research.

This program is designed to help prepare you for a broad range of activities and roles. You’ll develop an understanding of fundamental public health concepts, theories, and practices, and grow as a promoter of healthy lifestyles and environments.

Real-world experience

This program includes two 40-hour practicums where you’ll work with faculty and other professionals to develop skills in public health.

Immersive learning with Vila Health™

Practice communication, collaboration, problem-solving, and decision-making skills in our simulated health care environment.

Interprofessional education

Share courses with nursing and health administration practitioners to learn about, from, and with others in the industry.

Classes start May 10

Use the code SPRING to waive the $50 application fee.

At a Glance

  • Online
  • 12 Core courses
  • 2 Practicums
  • 1 Capstone
  • 16 Maximum transfer credits
  • 60 Total quarter credits

Reduce your tuition by $3,000

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $3K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your master’s degree.