Master of Public Health

Our classrooms extend beyond campus borders, into a city famous for its forward-thinking approach to public health advocacy and community outreach

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USF at Presidio, Sacramento, Online

An interprofessional degree for tomorrow's public health leaders. Study public health in classrooms that extend well beyond campus borders, into a city famous for its forward-thinking approach to public health advocacy and community outreach.

  • AuthoritativeCEPH-Accredited Program
  • Flexible – Entry in Fall for On-Campus; Entry in Fall or Spring for 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 coursework in a myriad of fields, including epidemiology, biostatistics, community and behavioral health, 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.

Public Health Webinar Series From Our Award-Winning Faculty

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.

We prioritize teaching and provide a true interprofessional education. If you want to develop marketable competencies — all in one program — then look no further, and welcome to USF Public Health.

Dru Bhattacharya, MPH Program Director

State Authorization

USF is not currently accepting applications from online students who reside in Alabama*, Arkansas*, Delaware, Iowa*, Kentucky, Maryland*, Minnesota, New Mexico (DNP, MPH, MSIM, MSN), North Carolina*, Ohio (MPH, MSIM), Oregon and Wisconsin*. Additionally, USF is not currently accepting applications for online students for the MSN and DNP online programs who reside in Louisiana, Maine, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island and Tennessee. Note, residents of states where USF is not authorized for online education may attend USF courses and programs at any of our California based campuses. *States with asterisks (*) are states where USF does not intend on seeking authorization. Please check back for changes in status for all other states, or learn more about state authorization here.