Public Health

100% Online Master of Public Health

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100% Online Master’s in Public Health

A global pandemic raised people’s understanding about the vital role public health plays in protecting the safety of our communities. By earning your Master of Public Health from American Public University (APU), you will be challenged to proactively seek implementable solutions and develop preventative measures to impact current public health policy.

No Entrance Exams

Begin your studies quickly. APU’s MPH degree requires no GRE or other entrance exam, and the program starts monthly, putting you in control.

CEPH Accredited

APU’s master’s in public health is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) and is the first fully online institution to earn this accreditation.

Evidence-Based Curriculum

This interdisciplinary MPH provides an opportunity to explore the scientific, psychological, and sociological influences on public health policy. You will examine community and global health, biostatistics, environmental health, epidemiology, health policy and management, ethical issues, and social and behavioral sciences.

Hands-On Learning

Through a 180- to 200-hour supervised practicum experience, you’ll be able to apply your learning in a real-world setting.

Collaborative Learning

This program is ideal for those who wish to develop solutions for complex health challenges. You will study alongside APU’s unique group of working professional students representing military, government, and public sector communities.

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An Affordable, Quality Education is Within Reach.

Rising college costs have many of our nation’s hard-working professionals feeling left behind when it comes to making their higher education goals a reality. At American Public University, we believe it doesn’t have to be that way. At APU you’ll find programs that align with industry trends and are backed by individual support teams dedicated to helping you succeed. Our commitment to affordability doesn’t mean sacrificing quality.

Consistently Affordable Rates

APU prioritizes controlling costs and delivering value for students. At APU, you benefit from quality and affordability.

Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour Undergraduate $285 per credit hour $250/credit hour with military grant Master’s Degree & Graduate Certificate $370 per credit hour $250/credit hour with military grant
  • Earn credits for your experience. Don’t leave your hard-earned credits behind. We offer no-cost transfer credit evaluation so you can possibly fast-track your education by earning credit for prior life experiences, college courses, or military service.
  • Books online at no cost. Textbooks and ebooks provided at no cost to all undergraduate students and master’s-level students eligible for the military tuition grant.
  • Serving the military. Active-duty servicemembers, their spouse and dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible to receive the military tuition grant. Additionally, they’re eligible for our university book grant, which provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for undergraduate and master’s-level courses.
  • Help when you need it. Our excellent support staff can walk you through ways to fund your education, including federal student aid, military TA, veterans’ benefits, scholarships, private loans, and employer contributions.

Learn from a nationally recognized leader in online education.

At American Public University, our expert faculty and industry advisors work to shape a quality, relevant, online education that responds to the needs of working adults looking to advance their education in order to meet professional goals. Come discover how our award-winning, accredited education can help you reach your next level.

Received “Best for Vets Colleges” distinction from Military Times since 2013.

Accredited by the Higher Learning Comission

Part of the accredited American Public University System (APUS).

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