When public health policies, practices and systems are strong, every individual in society benefits.
Augusta University Online’s Master of Public Health (MPH) program allows you to find your place in the fight to improve health outcomes in the communities you care about.
To cater your learning to your specific goals, you can choose from two concentrations: health management or health informatics. In the management concentration, you’ll focus on the research-backed foundations to implement holistic solutions in health, and in the informatics concentration, you’ll learn to develop and analyze health-related data to uncover solutions for a diverse array of populations.
No matter which concentration you choose, our knowledgeable faculty’s firsthand experience will empower you to become an ethical, confident leader who can reshape the future of public health for all.
Our research-focused MPH degree will equip you with the necessary expertise to confront public health challenges head on as you develop effective, equitable solutions. Through a mixture of asynchronous coursework and hands-on fieldwork, the online MPH will teach you:
Our focus on practical research equips you with an expert knowledge base — and it gives you the insight, perspective and experience to continue an impactful career in public health. With an MPH degree and education, you can confidently pursue career opportunities, such as:
Median Annual Salary: $101,340
Median Annual Salary: $100,910
Median Annual Salary: $78,830
Median Annual Salary: $74,000
*Salary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
**Salary data from Payscale
Earning a graduate degree is about more than career advancement — it’s about developing the skills to live a better, more stable life. With affordable graduate programs, we rank in the top 5 percent for increased economic mobility for low- and moderate-income students, according to the Economic Mobility Index, a tool created by the Third Way think tank.
Each student will complete a capstone experience customized exclusively for their goals, allowing them to meaningfully tailor their learning.
The MPH provides ample opportunity to get practical learning outside of the classroom through internships and fieldwork, preparing you to put what you learn into practice right away.
Augusta University has strong connections to health organizations for fieldwork and postgraduation networking opportunities.
All students in the online MPH program are required to complete a two-credit internship from an Augusta University-approved institute. Our faculty will work with you to match you with an internship that meets your needs, taking the stress out of your internship search. Students are allowed to seek internships with non-approved institutes, however they will need to gain approval from AU at least one semester in advance.
The Augusta University Master of Public Health program has been continuously accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) since 2009, most recently extended with another seven-year term to December 31, 2029.
To be considered for admission to the online MPH program, the following items must be submitted along with your application:
Augusta University Online brings the tight-knit community experience and research opportunities found on campus to students across the country. Small class sizes, engaged professors, strong relationships with a multitude of professional organizations and valuable input from subject matter experts across industries allow our graduate degrees to provide students with individualized attention and practical, real-world skills. One of the country’s top universities for improving economic outcomes for low- and moderate-income graduates, Augusta University Online gives students a truly transformative degree experience that allows them to make a profound impact on their lives.
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