Master of Public Health (MPH) | Michigan |


Solve real-world public health challenges and earn your MPH online from the #2 public school of public health.*

*Source: U.S. News and World Report

The online Master of Public Health in Population and Health Sciences degree from the University of Michigan provides cutting-edge multidisciplinary education for those seeking to create a healthier world through research, education, and practice. To prepare to become leaders in the field, MPH students build expertise in core public health concepts and customize their learning with skill development in areas like precision nutrition, health communication, data analysis, environmental epidemiology, and more.

What makes this degree unique?

Top-quality learning from world-class faculty.
Learn from the same world-renowned faculty that teach residentially and benefit from mentorship and guidance of instructors who are experts and leaders in their field. The MPH enlists a generalist curriculum, meaning you will get a broad knowledge of public health across its various disciplines. In this way, online MPH students benefit from, not one, but all six departments of the nationally ranked University of Michigan School of Public Health.

Hands-on public health experience.

Gain exposure to the practical demands of working in the public health field through several engaged learning experiences built into the degree program. Students get the opportunity to support a real public health organization in achieving a goal, work with authentic, publically available datasets for assignments, and conduct research relevant to real-world health issues. The required applied practice and integrated learning experience capstone projects are flexible in order to match your unique interest in public health.

Flexibility to learn where you want, when you want.
The MPH is ideal for working professionals, those with families, or anyone seeking to enhance their public health knowledge and skills without giving up the rest of their lives. With its fully-online format, you have the freedom to access coursework, participate in classes, and connect with peers on a schedule that is convenient for them. Our team of faculty and advisors are available to offer guidance and support navigating your unique circumstances.

What is Population and Health Sciences?

Population health science tries to understand the interconnected factors that impact everyone’s health. Combining insights from many sectors and disciplines, the population health approach can create data-informed solutions to support the health of whole populations. Learn more.

What’s included