Master On Campus

Public Health Practice

University of Minnesota

24 months
1332 USD/credit 27972 USD/year
1332 USD/credit 27972 USD/year
1014 USD/credit 21294 USD/year
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Pair your advanced degree and professional experience with a flexible, hybrid top online Public Health Practice program of the University of Minnesota.


Program Details

The Public Health Practice program of the University of Minnesota offers working professionals the opportunity to understand, assess, and manage population health in public health, health care, and human services settings. It brings together the art and science of public health.

Tailor the MPH to fit your practice and career goals with a combination of onsite and online public health courses or complete it totally online.  It is a high-tech and high-touch program that supports your goals and lifestyle.

The program is designed for professionals with an advanced degree, such as an MD, DDS, DVM, PharmD, PhD, MS, JD,  or public health professionals with significant work experience who have completed the School’s Public Health Core Concepts Certificate.

Why Minnesota?

  • Focus: Design the program to fit your interests and goals. Gain a broad understanding of public health practice or delve deep into a focus area such as public policy, food safety, or global health.
  • Flexible:  A combination of summer on-campus institutes and Web-based instruction offers a practical blend of on-campus and online distance-learning opportunities.  This MPH can also be completed totally online.
  • Design: Attend full time or part time or a combination of both to meet your lifestyle. You can finish as quickly as 16 months or take up to 5 years to complete your degree, average is 3.5 yr.
  • Affordable: Students in this program receive in-state tuition rates.
  • Quality: The MPH is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biostatistical Literacy
  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiologic Methods
  • Public Health
  • Social and Behavioral Science
  • Issues in Environmental & Occupational Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must possess an advanced degree, such as MS, MD, DDS, DVM, PharmD,  or  PhD, or a Public Health Certificate in Core Concepts with a minimum CUM GPA of 3.25 and have some work experience in the area of health or human services
  • Baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited college or university
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of not less than 3.00
  • Statement of Purpose and Objectives
  • Resume or C.V.
  • Official transcripts
  • 3 letters of recommendation from academic and/or professional references

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27972 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1332 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    27972 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1332 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    21294 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1014 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Minneapolis

1130 - 2045 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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