The Master of Public Health program at Augusta University prepares public health leaders proficient in the application and dissemination of knowledge and skills to prevent disease, improve the delivery of health services, and promote the health of populations.

The program attracts professionals from diverse clinical and non-clinical backgrounds, including medicine, nursing, allied health, business, finance, economics, engineering, and information systems. Graduates are prepared to be leaders in health care institutions, public health organizations, the pharmaceutical and information technology industries, and research institutions.

The Graduate School

What can I do with a Public Health Degree?


Careers

An MPH degree presents tremendous value to “clinicians” as well as “non-clinical professionals,” with undergraduate preparation in any field.

  • Clinicians are prepared to be leaders in evidence-based quality improvement, patient-centered care, and community health. They are equipped with research skills to critically evaluate clinical literature and promote evidence in diverse areas such as health services organization.
  • Non-clinical professionals are prepared with knowledge and skills from multiple disciplines to create and manage information systems, improve healthcare delivery and thereby promote community health.

Degree & Concentrations


Environmental Health

Master of Public health with concentration in Environmental Health prepares public health leaders proficient in the application and dissemination of knowledge to prevent disease, improve the delivery of health services, and promote the health of population. Requirements and Recommendations

Health Informatics

Master of Public Health with concentration in Health Informatics prepares professionals with requisite knowledge and skills to create, analyze, and manage information system to improve health delivery. Requirements and Recommendations

 

Health Management

Master of Public Health with concentration in Health Management prepares professionals with an interdisciplinary knowledge base and skill set for administrative and leadership position in the increasingly complex health care sector. Requirements and Recommendations

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Master of Public Health with concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences prepares public health leaders proficient in the application and dissemination of knowledge to prevent disease, improve the delivery of health services, and promote the health of population. Requirements and Recommendations