Master of Public Health

Augusta University
Degree Level Masters
Total Credit Hours 45-46
Per Credit Hour Cost See Website

Program Description

The Master of Public Health program at Augusta University prepares public health leaders proficient in the application and dissemination of knowledge and skills to prevent disease, improve the delivery of health services, and promote the health of populations. The program attracts professionals from diverse clinical and non-clinical backgrounds, including medicine, nursing, allied health, business, finance, economics, engineering, and information systems.

Graduates are prepared to be leaders in health care institutions, public health organizations, the pharmaceutical and information technology industries, and research institutions.

Concentrations: Health Management Prepares professionals with an interdisciplinary knowledge base and skill set for administrative and leadership positions in the increasingly complex health care and public health sectors. Health Informatics Prepares professionals with requisite knowledge and skills to create, analyze, and manage information systems and technologies to improve public health practices and outcomes.

The MPH program delivers approximately 90 percent of its content via online courses. The remaining 10 percent is delivered as on-campus courses which requires attendance to classes at the Augusta University Health Science Campus.

The MPH program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.

At this time, Augusta University's MPH program does not offer sufficient on-campus course work for students with F-1 or J-1 student status to meet all study requirements.

Admissions Information

  • Bachelor's degree or higher (or equivalent)
  • Official transcripts for all post-secondary education
  • Official GRE scores*
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Computer literacy and high-speed internet access

A completed application with all supporting materials and documentation must be submitted by May 1 for fall admission. Applications and supporting materials received after this deadline will be considered on a space-available basis. Early application and submission of all application materials are strongly encouraged.

* The GRE requirement may be waived for applicants holding an earned doctorate from an accredited U.S. university.

Program Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges