The Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) at Grand Valley State University 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 M.P.H provides graduate and community-based education and research grounded in social justice to help meet these goals.
Upon completion of the 60-63 hour, five semester M.P.H. program, graduates will be qualified to earn voluntary professional certification by taking the National Board of Public Health Examiners Certified in Public Health (CPH) Exam. Students choose one of three emphasis areas:
The program addresses multiple complex public health problems including those found in health care services, epidemiology, and community health and promotion. Public health workers are in high demand in Michigan and across the country and have a wide range of career options that include:
College of Health Professions
Department of Public Health
Master of Public Health Program
National Professional Organization
State Professional Organization