Masters in Public Health School Rankings

Every university of any size has a school of public health today. Healthcare in general and public health in particular are fast growing industries with steadily expanding rosters of professions. The Master of Public Health has become an important and popular graduate level academic option for students and mid-career professionals who are interested in public sector employment. The master's degree combined with work experience garnered either before or after completion of the MPH degree should open doors to management level opportunity. In many city and county public health departments, those management opportunities involve direct delivery of services. At the state and federal level, public health management may involve program oversightor funding management. Public health and public health professions are in a permanent growth mode it seems, subject only to budget constraints that continue to press on government in general.

  • Johns Hopkins University has the School of Public Health in the nation. The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree offered there is targeted at students who have a minimum of two years working in a health field related to services delivery. There is also a Master of Science in Public Health (MScPH) is an option for students with less work experience and more interest in focusing on a specialized area of public health. The areas of concentration available with this degree include Environmental Health Sciences, Health Policy & Management, International Health, and Population, Family & Reproductive Health.
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has the #3 ranked public health program in the nation. UNC also has a Master of Public Health degree that is available on campus and online. The MPH in Leadership is offered in both learning formats with several areas of concentration to choose from. These include Field Epidemiology, Public Health Nursing, Program Development, and Public Health Practice. The MPH in Health Care & Prevention is only available on campus and is designed for medical students and practicing physicians. The MPH in Occupational Health Nursing is available on campus and as a distance learning option, is for RNs with a bachelor's degree and requires 2 - 2 ½ years to complete.
  • University of Washington is among the U.S. universities in public health education, with a remarkable range of MPH options available to public health graduate applicants. The School of Public Health is divided into five departments, each of which offers one or more MPH degrees. The options include the MPH in Biostatistics, MPH in Environmental Health, and MPH in Global Health. From the Epidemiology Department there is the MPH in Epidemiology, MPH in Global Epidemiology, and MPH in Maternal & Child Health. Department of Health Services offers the MPH in Health Services with General Concentration, Health Systems & Policy Concentration, Maternal & Child Health Concentration, and Social & Behavioral Health Services Concentration.
  • University of Michigan has a large School of Public Health with several options for graduate work in the field. There is a MPH in Biostatistics, MPH in Health Behavior & Health Education, and a MPH in Health Management & Policy. The MPH in Epidemiology offers concentrations in International Health, and Hospital & Molecular Epidemiology. The MPH in Environmental Health Sciences has specializations in Human Nutrition, Industrial Hygiene, Hazardous Substances, Risk Sciences, Toxicology, and Environmental Quality & Health.
  • University of California at Berkeley offers a two year Master of Public Health with several areas of concentration. The specializations for this degree include Environmental Health Sciences, Biostatistics/Epidemiology, Health & Social Behavior, Health Policy & Management, Infectious Diseases, and Maternal & Child Health. There is also an eleven month accelerated program for the MPH that is open to applicants who already hold a doctorate or a master's degree in a related field.
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            Master of Public Health
            • Earn your MPH online in one year from GW's Master of Public Health program. GRE waivers available.
            • GW faculty are world-renowned leaders in the filed, and personally design and teach MPH@GW courses.
            • MPH@GW students are held to the same admissions and academic criteria as on-campus students.
            • Students complete a custom practicum field experience designed to build skills in their chosen career path.
            • MPH@GW is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
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            Master of Public Health - Health Policy and Administration
            • Go Higher with a career-enhancing degree from Concordia Nebraska you can earn fully online. All our online programs are designed to give you the flexibility to study around your schedule. 
            • You'll also benefit from exceptional student support and a rigorous academic experience ranked in the top tier of U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2016 Midwest Regional Universities.
            • Concordia offers a wide variety of MBA program offerings in such fields as Accounting, Business Intelligence, Human Resources, Leadership and Managing, Management, Marketing and Risk Management
            • Concordia also offers programs in the M.Ed field specializing in Early Childhood Development, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Administration, and Special Education
            • As an institution, Concordia University, Nebraska is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of its North Central Association
            • Concordia University, Nebraska is an excellent academic and Christ-centered community equipping men and women for lives of learning, service and leadership in the church and world.
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            MPH - Master of Public Health (Online)
            • At West Coast University, your education can pave the way to your healthcare career
            • With West Coast University, you can choose to study healthcare online or any one of the 6 campuses located in California, Texas or Florida
            • West Coast University has developed programs with learning options to work around the demands of your life
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            M.S. Mind-Body Medicine
            • Several institutional scholarship opportunities are available to students who qualify.
            • Features several learning model options, including online, residency, and hybrid options.
            • Offers graduate degree programs in organizational leadership, mind-body medicine, psychology and human science.
            • Accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WUSCUC).
            • Two teaching locations in Seattle, Washington with the university headquarters located in Oakland, California.
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            M.S. in Nursing (MSN) - BSN Track - Nurse Informatics
            • The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program is specially designed to help students advance their education in some of the most critical areas of nursing.
            • Students may choose from 3 specializations, including Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
            • The MSN program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
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            Master of Science in Health Sciences
            • Non-profit university accredited by WASC Senior Commission
            • Professors with real-world experience and student centered approach
            • Flexible, fully online degree programs responding to the market needs
            • All courses are offered six times a year with clear path to completion and reduced time-to-degree
            • No additional costs for textbooks or other fees
            • Personal support from application to graduation leading to high retention and graduation rates
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            Online Master of Science in Nursing (BSN to MSN-FNP)
            • Ranked #4 among the 2015 Best Regional Universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report.
            • Designated as 2015 Military Friendly School by U.S. News & World Report.
            • Student to faculty ratio of 12:1, with an average class size of 21.
            • 85% of faculty holds a doctorate or terminal degree in their field.
            • Regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
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            Rehabilitation Sciences (Master of Science) - Online
            • For the 12th consecutive year, Cal U was named one for the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review 
            • Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017
            • Quality Online courses at Cal U have the same objectives, content and learning outcomes as campus-based programs and are taught by the same expert professors.
            • Offers private school amenities at a public school cost. Student-to-teacher ratio of 20:1
            • CAL U online programs complete an annual assessment of student learning to ensure outcomes are focused on your success in career entry, advancement or enhancement!
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            RN to MS - Nursing Informatics
            • As a CCNE-accredited school of nursing, Wilkes University is fully committed to preparing our students for a career of lifelong learning and success in a constantly evolving, dynamic profession.
            • We offer online programs for nurses at any stage in their career. From our R.N. to M.S.N., to our Ph.D. in Nursing, choose the program that is right for you.
            • Learn from doctorally-prepared, highly qualified instructors. Our faculty are true "scholar-practitioners," and bring real-world experience to every subject.
            • Receive a supportive, student-focused online education. Our programs are designed so that you can complete coursework when and where it's convenient for you.
            • We offer accelerated completion options for qualified students in our R.N. to M.S.N. and M.S.N. programs – earn your master’s degree fully online and finish faster.
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            Master of Science in Nursing
            • Allows students to transfer credits from non-U.S. colleges and universities after evaluation.
            • Has students attend one class at a time to ensure easy access to faculty and a more hands-on education.
            • Its main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale, with campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally. 
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