Public Health Concentrations and Programs

Although there are common Generalist Public Health MPH programs, most MPH programs have a specialty track that you can study, also known as a concentration. The availability is wide-ranging, and some areas of study are more common than others.

Range of Public Health Concentrations
There are over 15 different concentrations of the Master of Public Health degree, from working in the government (Public Health Administration), to working in healthcare facilities and even working with the environment, MPH graduates are looking to make big impact in numerous areas. Read on to learn about all of the public health concentrations available for your MPH.

Sponsored MPH Online Programs

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Master of Public Health (MPH)

Earn your Master of Public Health (MPH) from UNC-Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health in as few as 16–20 months. The CEPH-accredited online learning experience offers four concentrations.

  • Three accredited concentrations: MPH Leadership, MPH Nutrition, and Applied Epidemiology
  • Part-time and full-time program options
  • Curriculum includes applied field experience. Field placement services available.

George Washington University


Master of Public Health

With the online Master of Public Health (MPH) program from GW’s Milken Institute School of Public Health, you can earn your MPH in as few as 12 months. Make a meaningful difference in public health without having to relocate. No GRE required.

  • Complete in as few as 12 months  
  • No GRE required  
  • Accredited by CEPH 

Baylor University


Master of Public Health

Baylor University’s Master of Public Health online program can be completed in as few as 18 months. Serve communities in Texas and around the world. GRE scores are not required to apply.

  • No GRE required
  • Part-time and full-time options available
  • Complete in as few as 18 months

Simmons University


Master of Public Health

The online Master of Public Health program from Simmons prepares students to become public health practitioners and address health inequity. The MPH can be completed in 15 months. No GRE required.

  • No GRE scores required to apply
  • No public health experience required to apply
  • Complete in as few as 15 months

Boston University


Online Master of Public Health

Fully online and offered by the No. 6 School of Public Health, the Boston University Online MPH program offers a skills-based curriculum focused on health equity that prepares graduates to solve real-world public health problems. In just 24 months students will acquire the knowledge and skills to influence change and transform lives in their communities across the globe. No GRE/GMAT required to apply.


List of Public Health Programs by Concentration