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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.


Program Structure

Depending on individual needs, students typically complete the program in two or three years. Courses are available on a part- or full-time basis.

  • 10

    core courses

  • 1

    practicum

  • 1

    global health elective

  • 1

    capstone project

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Program Courses

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
  • Electives*
    MPH 546 Global Public Health in Geneva, Switzerland
    MPH 620 Global Public Health

    *Must complete one of two options
  • Practicum
    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.

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