Public Health (MPH) | Los Angeles Pacific University

Master of Public Health

Public Health

42

Total Units

$600

Cost Per Unit

$25,200

Base Cost

Program Overview

The online Master of Public Health (MPH) program is designed to provide students with a foundation in the major elements of public health, including health services administration; project and program design; epidemiology; biostatistics; environmental health; social and behavioral theory and application; and health care policy and law.The curriculum is built to align with competencies defined by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) and the core functions outlined by the World Health Organization (WHO).Graduates are equipped to pursue careers in a wide range of public health industries, from local organizations to national research institutes. This 42-unit program may also serve as a stepping-stone to various doctoral programs.

Program Highlights

  • Coursework delivers relevant knowledge and skills in five core areas of public health — Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Health Services Administration, Environmental Health Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Students receive a practical blend of theory and real-world application of relevant principles
  • Graduates leave prepared for leadership careers in the field and/or to continue with doctoral studies

Program Fact Sheet

Potential Careers


Because the curriculum is built to align with competencies defined by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) and the core functions outlined by the World Health Organization (WHO), graduates are prepared to pursue a wide range of career opportunities in health services administration, epidemiology, or health education, including health educator, health care administrator, and health data analyst. Potential employers include local, state, national, or international health institutions, private hospitals or clinics, social work organizations, and nonprofit health agencies.

Los Angeles Pacific University is accredited by the  WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

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