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Master of Public Health - Columbus State University

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Master of Public Health

About the Program

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Access to quality health promotion and disease prevention programs directly affect quality of life. With the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree with a Maternal and Child Health concentration from Columbus State University, you'll help shape healthcare policy, develop innovative new programs, and work with communities to build brighter futures.

Our program emphasizes public health issue analysis and research, evidence-based solutions, and culturally competent public health practice. 

Small Classes, Big Opportunities

You‘ll learn in small classes and connect one-on-one with instructors who prioritize professional mentorship. All MPH courses are offered online to accommodate full-time and part-time working students. With multiple, large government, healthcare, and public health employers in the Columbus area, you‘ll have access to numerous career-building internship and practicum opportunities.

Career Opportunities

With your Master of Public Health degree, you can serve as a:

  • Public Health Educator
  • Public Health Officer
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Health Program Manager
  • Public Health Analyst
  • Public Health Researcher
  • Maternal & Child Health Coordinator
  • Health Promotion Specialist

Degree Requirements

Please see our academic catalog for additional information about this degree's requirements.

Maternal and Child Health Concentration

Columbus State's Master of Public Health degree features a concentration in Maternal and Child Health (MCH). Grounded in the principles of social justice, the curriculum explores the programs and policies needed to improve the health of women, children, and families in communities and cultures around the world.

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Admissions Requirements

Please see our admissions page for any general admission requirements.

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Program Admission Requirements

  • A minimum GPA of 2.75 on all undergraduate work earned in fulfillment of the baccalaureate degree*
  • A statement of interest for the program
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Current resume or CV

There is no GRE requirement for this program. Transcripts and experiences will be reviewed for applicants with an undergraduate degree in a non-health related discipline.

*A GPA between 2.50 - 2.70 for conditional or provisional admission

Tuition and Fees

Value matters at CSU. We strive to make all programs attainable and affordable for every student.

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Financial Aid

From state scholarships to federal student aid, we’re here to help you take advantage of every educational resource.

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