Depending on individual needs, students typically complete the program in two or three years. Courses are available on a part- or full-time basis.
Building skilled, knowledgeable public health officers
The MPH program is a 49-credit-hour, cohort-based program whose curriculum has been designed to meet the requirements of the Council on Education for Public Health. Students must complete a capstone project as well as 100 hours of practicum experience at a public health organization.
As public health issues often transcend borders, Rollins requires students to gain a strong foundation in global health, emphasizing focus areas like the impact of globalization, infectious disease, and wars and civil conflicts. Bottom line: At Rollins, you’ll be uniquely prepared to identify problems, devise solutions, and formulate policy to improve lives.
global health elective
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Students gain a foundation in the five core disciplines of public health: epidemiology, biostatistics, social and behavioral health, environmental health, and health administration and policy.
- Core Courses
MPH 500 Biological Basis of Human Disease
MPH 510 Research Methods for the Health Sciences
MPH 515 Comparative Health Systems
MPH 520 Foundations of Public Health
MPH 530 Health Behavior and Education
MPH 540 Applied Biostatistics
MPH 550 Public Health Management
MPH 600 Environmental and Occupational Health
MPH 610 Special Topics in Public Health
MPH 640 Epidemiology
MPH 546 Global Public Health in Geneva, Switzerland
MPH 620 Global Public Health
*Must complete one of two options
MPH 630 Practicum (must serve 100 hours at a public health organization)
- Capstone Project
MPH 650 Public Health Capstone Project
Learn by Doing
Through engaging coursework, a capstone project, and 100 hours of practicum experience at a public health organization, you’ll be uniquely prepared to identify problems, devise solutions, and formulate policy to improve lives.