University of Nebraska Medical Center Online MPH

University of Nebraska Medical Center Online MPH
College of Public Health

The University of Nebraska Medical Center’s (UNMC) has a mission to promote both optimal health and well being through powerful education and research. It also promotes a good service ethic in collaboration with the local community, the United States, and the world. The UNMC College of Public Health in particular is seen as a place that fosters innovation, excellence, and personal growth, aiming to ensure that populations and environments develop their public health systems in a sustainable manner.

The UNMC College has three Master of Public Health (MPH) programs: in Biostatistics, Environmental and Occupational Health, and Public Health Practice. These programs utilize a learning management system that allows interaction with other students and professors includes all forms of electronic and online communication. These include email, phone and/or video conferencing, online discussion boards, and both electronic and print communication methods. For this reason students are required to have access to high-speed Internet.

The UNMC College of Public Health also offers a number of MPH dual-degree programs, but these are not currently available as online courses.

Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are required from all applicants for UNMC MPH program acceptance. Generally verbal and quantitative reasoning, and analytical writing GRE scores must be no less than 40 percent. Applicants are also required to provide three letters of recommendation from professional or academic sources, and a resume that reflects at least a year’s work (which can include volunteer work) in the fields of human services or health. A personal statement describing the applicants’ interest in public health, as well as their career objectives and a self-assessment for success in the program is also required.

The UNMC College of Public Health is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), the official US accrediting body for schools and programs of public health.

Ready to learn more?

Fill out the form below to receive information from this school.

About You

Educational Info

Educational Info

Have You Taken the GRE?*

Yes
No

Military Affiliation?*

Yes
No
Required*

School Statistics

Applicant Information

Avg # of Acceptances 83%

Online MPH Program Information

Program Length 2 years
GPA 3.0
GRE Information Required within last 5 years. Check waiver requirements. International students: TOEFL scores required, other requirements include a full caseload and no more than one online course per semester.
Tuition $560 per credit hour
Program Type Online
Program Options Full-Time, Part-Time
Disclaimer Also complete SOPHAS application
Admission Deadlines Fall Semester: June 1st;
Spring Semester: October 1st

Available Concentrations

Biostatistics and Informatics

Available Tracks MPH – Biostatistics
Field Education Requirements 6 credit hours of a combined practicum/capstone experience
Number of Credits Required 45 credit hours

Environmental and Occupational Health

Available Tracks Environmental and Occupational Health
Field Education Requirements 6 credit hours of a combined practicum/capstone experience
Number of Credits Required 45 credit hours

General Masters In Public Health

Available Tracks General Masters In Public Health
Field Education Requirements 6 credit hours of a combined practicum/capstone experience
Number of Credits Required 45 credit hours

Are you ready to learn more? Request Info from Schools

RECENT BLOG POSTS

What Can I Accomplish with a Master’s Degree in Public Health?

What Can I Accomplish with a Master’s Degree in Public Health?

March 9, 2017, By mphadmin

Where Can I Earn an Online MPH in Only One Year?

Where Can I Earn an Online MPH in Only One Year?

March 9, 2017, By mphadmin

Zika and the 2016 Olympics – Is it Safe to Go?

Zika and the 2016 Olympics – Is it Safe to Go?

March 7, 2017, By mphadmin

What the Sustainable Development Goals Mean for Public Health

What the Sustainable Development Goals Mean for Public Health

March 7, 2017, By mphadmin