The University of San Francisco: School of Nursing and Health Professions

Master of Public Health (MPH)

An interprofessional degree for tomorrow's public health leaders.

  • Authoritative – CEPH-Accredited Program
  • Flexible – Fall or Spring Entry; On-Campus or Online Format
  • Interprofessional – Award-Winning Faculty from Nursing, Law, and Public Health


The Master of Public Health (MPH) Program is an interprofessional degree offered by the School of Nursing and Health Professions through its Department of Population Health Sciences.

Candidates complete 45 credits of coursework in a myriad of fields, including epidemiology, biostatistics, community health and behavior, environmental health, and public health policy and management.

The program is particularly well suited for candidates eager to develop practice-oriented skills and competencies to promote population health.

Program Options

Opportunities for Focus Areas

Students in the MPH program can work with faculty who specialize in areas such as public policy, environmental health, epidemiology, and biostatistics.

Welcome from the Director, Dr. Bhattacharya

View a MPH program informational webinar


MPH Health Equity and Social Justice Scholarship

Students enrolled in the MPH program are eligible to apply for this exciting new scholarship offering funding ranging between $500-$1000 depending upon availability of funds at the time of application. Learn more »

Public Health Webinar Series

Informational webinars are available on topics from our award-winning faculty on the following topics:

See what our students have to say about our program:

More Information

Please contact Michelle Wylie, Population Health Sciences Department Supervisor, at (415) 422-4134 or

USF is not currently accepting applications from online students who reside in Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Massachusetts, Maryland, North Carolina and Wisconsin. Note, however, that residents in theses states may apply for enrollment in any USF courses or programs offered at any campus location.