Master of Public Health (MPH)

The Master of Public Health (MPH) program prepares future public health leaders to address pressing public health issues at the local, state, national, and global levels. Through its rigorous courses and curriculum, fieldwork, and research projects, the MPH program prepares students with a strong practice-based skill set that focuses on inter-professional collaboration and management tools to address the social determinants of care and improve healthcare quality and outcomes.

The USF MPH program offers the following concentrations/locations:

It made me look at things from many different perspectives. It put my real life experiences and academic experiences together.

Mishaal Gill, MPH '19  | California Immigrant Policy Center

Program Features

Through its rigorous courses and curriculum, fieldwork, and research projects, the MPH program prepares students with a strong practice-based skill set that focuses on inter-professional collaboration and management tools to address the social determinants of care and improve healthcare quality and outcomes.

  • Authoritative - Award-Winning Faculty from Public Health, Nursing, Behavioral Health
  • 14: 1 student-faculty ratio - allowing students to develop strong relationships with their teachers to receive guidance and mentorship towards their career goals
  • Comprehensive & Flexible: We offer concentration options that allow students to specialize in a key area of public health
  • Hands-on Practical Experience - 250 hours of fieldwork placement in a public health organization
  • Mission Driven Approach:  At USF, students are prepared to embody our mission, goals & values to lead and act as change-agents who are advocates for a just and equitable health care system - especially for vulnerable populations.

Accreditation

The University of San Francisco Master of Public Health Program housed in the School of Nursing and Health Professions received notice on January 7, 2020 that the Council of Education for Public Health (CEPH) has granted full accreditation status for the USF public health graduate program. Accreditation status is awarded for seven years through December 31, 2026.

State Authorization

Please check our State Authorization Status List for the states and territories from which we can enroll students in specific online degree programs.

Contact Info

School of Nursing & Health Professions

Monday–Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

2130 Fulton St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 422-2806