Master of Public Health Program

Year-round programs with faculty dedicated to student success, opportunities for research involvement and access to modern facilities. Classes offered evenings and weekends.


The University of Toledo MPH Program will be hosting an accreditation site visit by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) on October 19 and October 20, 2020. CEPH is requesting third-party comments from anyone who feels they have relevant information about the MPH Program. Comments need to be received by September 20, 2020.

Emails can be sent to

Comments can also be sent through the mail to:
       Council on Education for Public Health
       1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 220
      Silver Spring, MD  20910



The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree at the University of Toledo, is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) with a vision for a healthy and thriving Northwest Ohio.

The Mission of the Master of Public Health Program at the University of Toledo is to provide education, conduct research and render service to improve and maintain the quality of life of the public by emphasizing the promotion of health and well-being and the prevention and remediation of injury and illness.

In support of its vision and mission, the MPH program has these goals:

  • To develop, deliver and evaluate a curriculum that integrates theoretical and practical aspects of public health.
  • To design, conduct, interpret, critique and disseminate basic and applied research in public health
  • To engage in activities related to public health that are designed to benefit various populations and organizations

Each of the five MPH majors requires 45 semester credit hours for completion. The curriculum for each major includes 24 semester credit hours of foundational courses, 15 semester credit hours of major-specific courses and six semester credit hours of elective courses.

Students are admitted for fall and spring semesters with courses being offered in all semesters.


The University of Toledo (UToledo) and Bowling Green State University (BGSU) functioning as the Northwest Ohio Consortium for Public Health (NOCPH) is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). UToledo and BGSU have agreed to dissolve NOCPH. UToledo has submitted an application to continue the accreditation without any partners and plans to undergo the next accreditation review by fall 2020. Based on this timeline, the MPH program will not have any lapse in accreditation. Initial accreditation was granted on June 1, 2001.

UToledo has recently joined the Association for Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH).  ASPPH is the voice of accredited academic public health, representing schools and programs accredited by CEPH. ASPPH is a 501c3 membership organization located in Washington, DC. Its mission is to strengthen the capacity of members by advancing leadership, excellence and collaboration for academic public health. 

As of August 15, 2019,UToledo began participation in SOPHAS, a centralized application service for schools and programs of public health, joining over 100 other schools and programs. SOPHAS allows students to apply to multiple schools and programs with one application.

Last Updated: 10/7/20