School of Health and Human Sciences

MPH in Community Health Education

Driven by the Department of Public Health Education motto of Promote, Engage, Change, the Master of Public Health in Community Health Education (MPH) is a professional preparation program for students interested in careers that involve the development and management of population-based health promotion and disease prevention activities within communities.

In the MPH program, students receive outstanding academic preparation in the public health field designed to assess students’ abilities to apply the 22 foundational competencies set by the Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH).

Mission Statement:

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The MPH program in Community Health Education, through innovative teaching and scholarship, prepares students to be leaders who engage communities and promote the health of populations.



  1. Strengthen experiential learning opportunities to develop professional and competent leaders.
  2. Enhance faculty-student engagement through innovative and reflective teaching and mentoring.
  3. Advance the field through interdisciplinary research, evaluation, and advocacy that challenges health inequities.
  4. Strengthen student and faculty involvement in community- engaged research, evaluation, and advocacy in local and global settings.


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Need to talk to someone? For questions not addressed at the links to the left, please contact:

Jeff Milroy, DrPh
Director of Graduate Studies
420-H Coleman Building