The IU MPH: A powerful degree to empower your career.

With a Master of Public Health Degree (MPH) from the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, you can take your career and your ability to do good, to a whole new level.

The two-year full-time program MPH provides a solid understanding of the fundamentals of public health by immersing students in the core disciplines of public health with an emphasis on practice, policy and community engagement.

Our MPH program prepares students to serve as public health professionals and leaders in government, business, industry, higher education, volunteer agencies, and public and private sector health care 


settings. The program is taught by expert, engaged faculty and is based on the core competencies that guide the Certified Public Health (CPH) examination for students graduating from accredited programs of public health. After completing the MPH program, students will be prepared to successfully pursue this new certification that is quickly becoming the expectation for the nation's leading public health employers.

Admission to the MPH program is only available during the fall semester and students typically enter and graduate from the program as a cohort. Most students take two years to complete the 43 credit-hour program and progress through the program at full-time status.

The master of public health degree offers a number of options that will lead you to a meaningful career. Which will you choose? With seven concentrations, we offer an array of options unlike any other school of public health. IU School of Public Health MPH concentrations include:

  • Behavioral, Social, and Community Health
  • Biostatistics
  • Environmental Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Family Health
  • Physical Activity
  • Professional Health Education
  • Public Health Administration

If you are considering an MPH degree, know that our MPH program is fully accredited by the Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH) and is the oldest MPH program in Indiana.

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