Learn more about Grand Valley's Master of Public Health (MPH) degree program at one of our upcoming MPH Information Sessions!

1/12/15 - Grand Rapids campus - Center for Health Sciences (CHS) Room 240 - 2:00 pm

1/13/15 - Allendale campus - Mackinac Hall (MAK) Room A1161 - 5:00 pm

1/14/15 - Grand Rapids campus - Center for Health Sciences (CHS) Room 240 - 10:00 am

1/15/15 - Grand Rapids campus - Richard M DeVos Center (DEV) Room E302 - 12:00 pm

1/16/15 - Allendale campus - Mackinac Hall (MAK) Room A1161 - 3:00 pm


Grand Valley State University's Master of Public Health (MPH), offered by the Department of Public Health, prepares students by enhancing career opportunities through the acquisition of quantitative and qualitative problem solving research skills, service, and experiential learning. Public health professionals promote good health and prevent disease within communities. The MPH provides graduate and community-based education and research grounded in social justice to help meet these goals.


  • Experience. Includes field experience in public health practice, optional global learning in public health, and practicum placements within the community.
  • In-demand. By 2018, public health employment is expected to grow 18 percent nationally and by 12 percent in Michigan.
  • Flexible. Available to full or part-time students, to accommodate working professionals.
  • Convenient. Courses are offered at the Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences in downtown Grand Rapids.


Master of Public Health admission requirements are available online.

The $30 application fee is waived if the applicant has previously applied to Grand Valley State University.

HURRY! The MPH Application deadline for Fall 2015 is February 1, 2015.

Information and access to the graduate application can be found here.

Courses Offered

The Master of Public Health program is a minimum of 60-63 credits.

Click here to see the course list.


Grand Valley offers an excellent education at a reasonable cost.








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