Master of Public Health

Preserving the health of populations

Earning your Master of Public Health at Missouri State's CEPH accredited program will build the skills you need to work in governmental or international organizations. Past graduates have found careers in everything from disease outbreak investigation to food safety inspection to providing essential health services for displaced populations. 

Program information

Almost all of the course work can be completed through a combination of online, weekend executive style and evening classes. We also offer an accelerated program for Missouri State and Drury University students, in which 12 hours of graduate course work can be counted toward both the bachelor's and master's degrees.

In addition to comprehensive curriculum, the program includes a field experience internship with a public health agency. This practical experience builds valuable on-the-job skills while allowing you to grow your professional network.

Focus on the core areas essential to the practice of public health

  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Environmental health sciences
  • Health services administration
  • Social and behavioral sciences 

Careers and Outcomes

Consider the outcomes for lifetime success. The Master of Public Health builds the foundation for careers in chronic disease prevention, environmental health, public safety and much more.

Inspiring academics

Knowledge based on experience — Missouri State's approach to learning sets you up for success with insight from expert faculty, personalized advising and a diverse range of courses.

Unbeatable value

A smart investment in your future — Missouri State delivers enriching opportunities along with affordable costs and extensive financial aid options.   MSU's Master's of Public Health degree is among the top 10 most affordable MPH degree programs in the country.