Public Health

Medical College of Wisconsin

Master Online
24 months
950 USD/credit
950 USD/credit
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The Public Health program of the Medical College of Wisconsin offers online coursework toward a 42-credit Master of Public Health degree, a 15-credit Graduate Certificate in Public Health, a 12-credit Graduate Certificate in Community Health Assessment and Planning, and a 12-credit Graduate Certificate in Population Health Management.


Students may also enroll in courses as non-degree-seeking students. Courses are offered in a convenient, distance-learning format; all can be completed online.

Housed within the Institute for Health & Equity, the mission of the Public Health program of the Medical College of Wisconsin is closely aligned with the Institute’s as well as the mission of the college. The MPH Program provides a major component of these broader missions to advance the health of the public.

Established in 1986, the MPH Program has had a highly successful history of helping students reach their educational goals, increasing their knowledge, and furthering their careers.


Public health leaders driving change to create healthy and equitable communities.


The mission of the Master of Public Health (MPH) Program is to cultivate socially responsible and effective leaders through community-academic collaboration in education, research, and service to achieve equity and advance the health of the public.


The Master of Public Health program faculty, students, and staff are committed to the over-arching principle of respect for the dignity and worth of people regardless of gender, race, religious or ethnic affiliations, sexual orientation or social standing.

Program values are reflected in:
  • Community: We work in and learn with the community.
  • Collaboration: We work within and across disciplines.
  • Excellence: We promote excellence in public health practice through innovative and quality education, research, and service.
  • Leadership: We are committed to developing public health leaders who demonstrate professional integrity.
  • Social Responsibility: We strive to develop a socially responsible workforce equipped to advance health equity and improve community health.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Public Health Administration
  • Biostatistics
  • Behavioral Science and Public Health
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




42 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful completion of a minimum of 96 UG credits, including credits in progress; of those, a minimum of 20 must be completed at Mount Mary
  • Cumulative GPA: 3.3
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • The Graduate Records Exam (GRE) is waived, however, students must have completed an upper-level writing course and have submitted a writing sample (e.g., research paper) from a course completed within the six months prior to application.
  • Successful completion of the following courses: Composition II, Search for Meaning, one course in biology, one course in behavioral science, one upper-level writing course, one course in statistics

Tuition Fee

  • International

    950 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 950 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    950 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 950 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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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Public Health
Medical College of Wisconsin