Master of Public Health Program

Master of Public Health Program (MPH)

A Master of Public Health (MPH) program is a graduate-level program focused on the study of public health sciences, including epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, health policy, health promotion and management. The program aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to address public health challenges on a local, national and global scale.

We are now accepting applications for the Fall 2024 Semester.

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Why pursue your MPH at UToledo

  • Career Opportunities: An MPH opens up diverse career paths in public health, including roles in government agencies, non-profit organizations, healthcare institutions, academia and the private sector.
  • Impactful Work: Public health professionals play a crucial role in promoting health equity, preventing diseases and improving the well-being of communities.
  • Interdisciplinary Approach: Public health issues are multifaceted and require a interdisciplinary approach. UToledo’s program integrates knowledge from various disciplines, providing students with a comprehensive understanding of public health challenges and solutions.
  • Practical Experiences: All MPH students will have a field experience in their concentration area to build their career skills while finishing their program.
  • Networking Opportunities: You’ll have opportunities to connect with professionals and experts in the field, building valuable networks that can facilitate career advancement and collaboration.
  • Professional Development: Through coursework, internships and research projects, the program helps develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and leadership skills essential for success in the field.

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The four MPH concentrations each require 45 credit hours for completion. All four concentrations require 24 credit hours of core courses including 15 credit hours of concentration-specific courses and 6 credit hours of advised electives.

100% Online Program

Hybrid Programs (Courses offered in-person and online)

Plan of Study

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The Masters of Public Health (MPH) program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public health (CEPH). 

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Meet Lauren Albert

Spring 2024 MPH Graduate, University Health Educator

"The University of Toledo MPH program expanded my knowledge of public health and health promotion and helped me to understand what it takes to help communities to become healthier. I am excited to continue in my Health Educator job and to continue to help people pursue health in a holistic manner! Dr. Glassman, Dr. Czaja, Dr. Saltzman and Dr. Dake were tremendous help during my master's program and really helped me get to where I am today."


Meet Emilee Tancak

Spring 2024 MPH Graduate, Communicable Disease Investigator-Cuyahoga County Board of Health

"My time in the MPH program was transformative. The guidance and support from the faculty not only enriched my academic journey but also inspired me to make a meaningful impact in public health. I am grateful for the invaluable skills and experiences I gained during my time here."


Meet Safa Ibrahim

MPH Graduate 2016, PhD Graduate 2024

"What I enjoyed about the MPH program was the support from the faculty and their efforts to connect students with community stakeholders in Lucas County. It was incredibly rewarding to apply classroom learning to real-life public health projects. This experience helped me refine my specific interests and goals within the public health sector."

Last Updated: 7/17/24