Enhance Public Health With
Baylor’s MPH Online
Enhance Public Health With
Baylor’s MPH Online
Enhance Public Health With
Baylor’s MPH Online

Specialize in Community Health.
No GRE required.
Specialize in Community Health.
No GRE required.
Specialize in Community Health.
No GRE required.

The Baylor University Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences offers a Master of Public Health (MPH) online program with a specialization in Community Health Science that’s designed for compassionate, aspiring public health professionals. The MPH online program, MPH@Baylor, will prepare you to serve others and improve quality of life across populations by promoting health and wellness locally and globally.

The MPH@Baylor was ranked No. 8 in Fortune’s best online MPH programs for 2022.1

This program builds on Baylor University’s commitment to Christian values by preparing the next generation of public health practitioners to become servant leaders who improve the well-being of all populations, including the vulnerable and underserved. 

Learn how to confront complex public health challenges and diminish health disparities through the lens of an institution grounded in faith and committed to service.

Baylor’s Commitment to Service

Only at Baylor will you find a university community committed to the call to service and to servant leadership. MPH@Baylor embodies this call by providing principled professionals opportunities to address complex public health issues, creating meaningful positive health outcomes for the underserved and vulnerable.

Our online program offers the same collaboration, engagement, and community service opportunities available to students in our on-campus program.

MPH Online Curriculum

At Baylor, we take a service-oriented approach to public health education. Our MPH curriculum enables you to explore public health practice as a calling as well as a career. You will learn to serve communities in need and collaborate with esteemed Baylor faculty who are actively engaged in the field.

MPH@Baylor is a 42-credit program. You can choose to complete the program on a full-time or part-time basis. The time to complete varies based on your chosen track:

  • Accelerated: 12 months
  • Full time: 18 months
  • Part time: 24 months

As an MPH@Baylor student, you will attend classes each week via our online campus, which facilitates live, face-to-face interaction between you, your professors, and your peers, regardless of location.

CEPH Accredited

MPH@Baylor is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.

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Specialize in Community Health

As an MPH@Baylor student, you will focus your MPH studies in community health and learn how to best serve people in your community — and around the world — through cross-disciplinary collaboration and partnerships with public health organizations.

Our MPH courses include:

  • Theoretical Foundations of Health Behavior and Public Health
  • Public Health Concepts in Epidemiology
  • Fundamentals of Environmental Health Science
  • Global Public Health
  • Determinants of Health and Health Equity

View our full list of course descriptions.

Experiential Learning Opportunities

We believe people learn by doing, and we encourage all of our students to engage in community service and research throughout their time in the MPH online program.

As a Baylor student, you will attend a weekend-long on-campus immersion experience, during which you will learn from Baylor faculty and network with your fellow online students in person. 

You will also have the option to complete a practicum in your community, offering you the opportunity to apply your classroom learnings directly in the field. The practicum is a 3-credit elective course option.

Near the end of your time as a student, you will complete a culminating graduate project that integrates your competencies and knowledge gained throughout the program.

MPH Online Admissions

In order to apply to Baylor’s MPH online program, you must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States, and an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred.

To apply, you will need to submit the following items:

  • The online application
  • A resume/C.V.
  • Official transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A personal statement

There is no GRE requirement for this program. However, the GRE is recommended for applicants with less than three years of relevant work experience or applicants who have not previously earned a master’s degree.

Please note, international students are required to submit additional documents. Learn more about international requirements.

Join Our October 2023 MPH@Baylor Cohort

The final deadline for the January 2024 cohort is November 27, 2023.

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