The Master of Public Health Online Program From Baylor University

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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, designed for compassionate, aspiring public health advocates. 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.

As a Baylor graduate, you will enter the field as a principled public health professional, focused on doing good by being of service to others.

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:

  • Full time, accelerated: 12 months
  • Full time, standard: 18 months
  • Part time: 24 months

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 an on-campus immersion experience in your first year, during which you will learn from Baylor faculty and network with your fellow online students in person. In your second year, you will have the option to complete a practicum at a site 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

Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences maintains the same admissions standards for our MPH online program as we do for our on-campus program.

In order to apply to Baylor’s MPH online program, you must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally or nationally accredited college or university, 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
  • A $50 application fee

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.

Join Our Inaugural MPH@Baylor Cohort

Serve others across communities as a public health professional. Request more information now and start earning your MPH online in April 2019.

Why Earn Your Master of Public Health Online From Baylor?

By offering our service-oriented master’s in public health online, Baylor is providing principled professionals across the nation an opportunity to address complex public health issues and directly help people in need in their own communities. Our MPH in Community Health online program offers the same collaboration, engagement, and community service opportunities available to students in our on-campus program.

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.

Improve Quality of Life Across Populations

Are you ready to start a meaningful, service-oriented career in public health? Request more information about earning your MPH in Community Health online.