Things To Consider When Thinking About Online MPH Programs

What We Do

Online MPH Today’s mission is to help students considering or preparing to enroll for an online Masters in Public Health with the opportunity to search for suitable programs by location, by university, and/or by concentration. We have thoroughly researched the best institutions, and provide invaluable information on each of them to help students make the right choice when it comes to online Public Health Masters programs. We’ve also made it easy for you to get information from more than one school at the same time to help you find the best program for you.

Why should you get your MPH?

If you have the desire to build a healthier and safer world based on health inequity on a local, national and global scale, earning a MPH is for you. Or perhaps you’ve been working in one of the many public health fields and need an MPH to advance your career to the next level. Using your newly acquired leadership and advocacy skills to make a difference in the world is just one of the possibilities that will be opened to you with this degree.

After obtaining your MPH, opportunities include researching or helping to change public health policy, studying and educating others on disease and social health issues, and working in the administrative side of the healthcare industry.

What do I need to take into consideration before choosing a MPH program?

  • The average length of time it takes to complete a MPH is two years.
  • Having a specific area of interest such as researching, educating, administrative work, etc.
  • Most programs require completion of 4-year degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution of higher education or its foreign equivalent.
  • The minimum undergraduate GPA is a 3.0.
  • Most programs require a GRE test. Score must be less than 5 years old. Minimum of 60th percentile score in each test area. These scores are approximately 156 verbal, 148 quantitative, and 3.5 analytical however this will vary; MCAT scores are also accepted for some programs.
  • Some programs require an application fee that averages from $75-$150.
  • Certain programs are interested in your country of citizenship as they may have restrictions on international students.
  • Several programs offer hybrid programs – part online and part on-campus.

What careers can I pursue with an MPH, and what will my salary be?

MPH degree holders can expect to make as much as 50-75% more in their lifetime than Bachelor’s degree holders. Starting out, MPH degree holders’ salaries range from $48,000 to $65,000. Here are some specific career possibilities with a MPH:

  • Epidemiologists can make $117,530
  • Natural science managers can make $116,000
  • Healthcare managers can make $84,000
  • Biostatisticians can make $73,000
  • Public health nurses can make $64,000
  • Water quality planners can make $61,000
  • Disaster and emergency specialists can make$54,000
  • Environmental health scientists can make $61,000
  • Public health educators can make $47,000
  • Public health practitioners can make$46,000

Why should I choose to receive information on an online MPH?

  • Flexibility in which you can work at your pace.
  • Accredited programs through the Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH).
  • Monitored by the Association of Schools of Public Health that allows you to earn a reputable education.
  • Wide range of resources.

Specialization opportunities.

Schools with Online MPH Programs
A.T. Still University Online MPH
Benedictine University Online MPH
Concordia University of Nebraska Online MPH
Creighton University Online MPH
Des Moines University Online MPH
East Tennessee State University Online MPH
Emory University Online MPH
Florida A&M University Online MPH
George Washington University Online MPH
Idaho State University Online MPH
Johns Hopkins University Online MPH
Liberty University Online MPH
Loma Linda University Online MPH
Loyola University Online MPH
Medical College of Wisconsin Online MPH
New Mexico State University Online MPH
New York Medical College Online MPH
Northern Illinois University Online MPH
Nova Southeastern University Online MPH
OHSU-PSU School of Public Health Online MPH
Rivier University Online MPH Programs
San Jose State University Online MPH
Simmons College Online MPH Program
Tulane University Online MPH
University at Albany-SUNY Online MPH
University of Alabama Online MPH
University of Alaska Online MPH
University of California Berkeley Online MPH
University of Florida Online MPH
University of Illinois Online MPH
University of Massachusetts-Amherst Online MPH
University of Minnesota Online MPH
University of Montana Online MPH
University of Nebraska Medical Center Online MPH
University of New England Online MPH
University of North Carolina Online MPH
University of North Texas Online MPH
University of South Carolina Online MPH
University of South Florida Online MPH
University of Southern California Online MPH
University of West Florida Online MPH
West Virginia University Online MPH

Are you ready to learn more? Request Info from Schools



March 20, 2020, By MPH Staff

Most US gun owners support stronger gun laws

May 29, 2018, By MPH Staff

US health chief pledges more action if Ebola spreads

May 24, 2018, By MPH Staff

IMPACT Melanoma set to celebrate National Don’t Fry Day

May 21, 2018, By MPH Staff

Request Info From Schools