The Master in Public Health program at Augusta University prepares leaders proficient in the application and dissemination of an interdisciplinary knowledge base and skill set designed to prevent disease, improve health services delivery, and promote the health of populations.
Students of various academic and career backgrounds are brought together to receive advanced education in disease prevention, health services management, and health promotion topics, with special emphasis on research, service, and practice seeking to improve outcomes for diverse groups, organizations, and communities.
MPH faculty members come from diverse academic and professional backgrounds including health administration, health policy, medical informatics, medicine, physiology, biology, epidemiology, biostatistics, and environmental health. Faculty members are recognized for their expertise and research in various areas, including change and innovation in health care organizations, health disparities, electronic health records, health literacy, performance improvement, asthma health promotion, behavioral health education, and patient- and family-centered care.
This Is Public Health, a brand run by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, raises awareness about education and career options in public health through student ambassadors, graduate fairs, partnerships, interprofessional activities, and other pipeline-building events for students.