The Master of Public Health program is developed on a broad, multidisciplinary perspective reflective of the discipline. The goal of the MPH Program at Adelphi University is to provide society with knowledgeable and professionally educated people to enhance the public health infrastructure and the health of populations.
The program is designed to provide students with a wide range of skills and tools necessary to work in the public health arena. The integrated, evidence-based core and foundational courses along with a concentration, enables all students to achieve mastery of both discipline-specific and cross-cutting competencies. The curriculum was derived from the model curriculum of the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) and was developed to also align with the criteria of the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
Courses are designed in accordance with the ASPH Core Competencies and discipline-specific competencies. The graduates of this program are prepared to assume key roles in public health organizations as managers, researches, educators, advocates, and directors. They will ultimately provide leadership in creating and implementing programs and policy that promote the ideals of public health.
The Adelphi University MPH program will provide an interdisciplinary academic program of study that fosters skill acquisition and competency in key areas of public health practice, both current and emerging. NOTE: You do not need a Nursing Degree for the Master in Public Health
Upon completion of the program the student will: