An Online MPH to Empower Aspiring Change Agents
Expand your career opportunities in a critical field by earning your online Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from the School of Health Sciences at Regis College. You’ll study the public health issues challenging communities, explore cutting-edge techniques in preventing illness, and build the leadership skills and comprehensive knowledge to influence change and transform health and wellness.
Not only does this MPH degree feature specialized coursework designed to empower you to make an impact as soon as you graduate, but you’ll also be entering a rapidly expanding field where public health professionals are in critical demand. Employment of epidemiologists is projected to grow 30% from 2020 to 2030, much faster than average, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Designed for working professionals, Regis College’s accessible online coursework is paired with a 270-hour field placement, helping you build the technical knowledge and practical experience to succeed.Get Curriculum Info
Min. Length: 27 Months
Total Credits: 42
Cost per Credit Hour: $650
Upcoming Start Dates:
Ways to Save on Your Tuition
Partner Tuition Discounts
Regis partners with more than 100 companies and professional organizations to offer a 10 % to 15% discount on tuition. Find out if your employer is a partner.
Federal and Military Discounts
Federal government employees as well as active and reserve military and veterans are eligible for a 15% discount on tuition. Find out more.
Regis alumni who have received a previous degree from Regis are eligible for a 10% discount on tuition. Speak to an advisor for more information.
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Regis discounts cannot be combined with any other discount or scholarship offered by Regis. Some exceptions may apply.
Regis College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education
Ranked among the Top 25 Fastest-Growing Colleges by The Business Journals
Public Health Degree Concentrations
In our MPH online, you’ll explore how to develop solutions to challenging public health issues, influence public policy, and monitor and analyze public health threats. You’ll prepare to step into your next role in public health in one of two concentrations tailored to your career objectives:
Epidemiology is focused on investigation and exploration, offering you the opportunity to design public health studies for specific diseases, analyze key data points, and report on your findings. It can include the study of infectious or chronic diseases and other public health issues such as disabilities and social and environmental concerns. Epidemiologists have a passion for disease investigation, collecting data, and analyzing statistics.Learn More
Health Policy and Management
The study of health policy and management (HPM) introduces students to differing perspectives on the delivery of care to various populations. It includes analysis of health care ethics and economics, as well as the development and implementation of policies and programs in light of current and emerging needs. People in HPM effect change through health care policy and how it relates to health services in their community.Learn More
Careers in Public Health
Advance in a critically needed profession that allows you to make a positive difference in your community. Jobs for MPH professionals in epidemiology and health policy and management span the public, private, corporate, and government sectors and are projected to grow much faster than average through 2030.
MPH Degree Curriculum
Gain comprehensive knowledge and hands-on experience in our online MPH curriculum. With 42 credits composed of foundational and specialized courses, a capstone, and a field practicum, you’ll be prepared to stand at the forefront of improving public health.
Learn from Supportive Experts with Industry Experience
Connect with and learn from experienced and engaged faculty focused on global collaboration with an expertise in online education.
Admission Requirements & Tuition
It’s never too early to start thinking about the next step in your professional journey. When you’re ready to apply, you’ll need:
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution
- Minimum 2.75 GPA; 3.0 preferred
- Current resume that includes educational, work, and volunteer history
- Official academic transcripts
- Statement of purpose or personal statement
- Two letters of recommendation
- Program director reserves the right to request an interview
Accessible Education for Tomorrow’s Leaders
Our online MPH program tuition cost for the 2022-23 academic year is $650 per credit hour — highly affordable compared to many other online MPH programs. Our mission is to empower you to challenge yourself academically, to serve and to lead; we achieve this mission by keeping classes affordable and accessible while providing a high-quality, student-centered education. We’ve also worked hard to provide additional ways for you to save on your tuition by offering several discounts and financial aid options.
MPH Degree Students Are Making an Impact in Public Health
MPH Students Help with COVID-19 Contact Tracing: Regis public health students have pitched in, along with hundreds of students in Massachusetts, to track those who may have come in contact with COVID-19. WCVB Channel 5 Boston spoke with our dean of the School of Health Sciences, Dr. Laura Burke, to learn more about the work they are doing. View the full video here.
MPH Faculty, Student Discuss Work with Massachusetts Public Health Initiative: Hear from public health experts Dr. Frazier Beatty, Dr. Laura Burke, and online MPH student Sarah Weintraub, as they discuss contact tracing during COVID-19. Weintrab is participating in Massachusetts’ Community Tracing Collaborative, an initiative run by the state along with Partners in Health to reach out to contacts of confirmed positive COVID-19 patients. Watch Now.
MPH Program Director Explores Crisis Communication & Public Health: What do public health professionals do during public health emergencies like COVID-19? How can getting an MPH help you get involved? Find out in our recent chat with MPH program director Dr. Frazier Beatty. Read the article here.