Creating healthy communities.
UToledo's master's program in public health offers a variety of majors and dual-degree options for students who want to pursue their passion for public health.
Healthy, thriving communities are the focus of the public health master's degree program at The University of Toledo.
The breadth of options is a hallmark of our graduate program in public health. We offer five majors and a multitude of ways to combine your M.P.H. degree with another graduate degree or certificate.
Graduate students in our M.P.H. program can choose from the majors below. These areas are where the jobs are today.
Public health master's candidates learn both theory and practice. They:
M.P.H. students often continue their educations at UToledo's medical school, physician assistant program or Ph.D. program in health education. Students also enroll in programs at other universities throughout the U.S. and around the world.
Flexibility. UToledo's M.P.H. program is convenient for students who work full time. All classes are offered on weekends and evenings.
Accredited program. The M.P.H. program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
Hands-on learning. M.P.H. students have opportunities to work with the public on various programs and projects. They may work with a variety of populations during their internships in the community or on campus in settings such as:
Professional faculty. Learn from M.P.H. faculty members who have worked in public health and who bring their experience to the classroom.
Dual degrees. UToledo offers the following dual-degree options for students in our M.P.H. program:
Students also can combine an M.P.H. degree with another UToledo graduate degree of their choosing, or can dual major by combining two M.P.H. majors.
Graduates of UToledo's M.P.H. program are hired by:
UToledo alumni with master's degrees in public health have found positions at:
Public Health Master's Degree Sample Classes
All M.P.H. students are required to complete internships unless they have a minimum of one year of experience as a public health professional in their major. Those M.P.H. students with experience may waive the internships and complete scholarly projects.
All internships require completion of a minimum of 300 hours. Internships may be completed in one semester or during four semesters.
M.P.H. faculty have a variety of real-world public health experiences and are active in community and national public health organizations and projects. A number of faculty members conduct grant-funded research in which students can participate.