Making a lasting impact — locally or globally

Amanda Grodie

Public Health (MPH) | Kansas City, MO

Amanda Grodie wanted a degree to move her career forward. The online master's in public health let her apply classroom lessons to her role in health education and share her real-world experience with her fellow students.

Quick facts

  • Program type: Master’s degree
  • Academic home: School of Health Professions | Department of Public Health
  • Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission, Council on Education for Public Health
  • Delivery mode: 100 percent online
  • Credit hours: 45
  • Estimated program cost: $21,530.25*

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices at Mizzou and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

Get the degree you deserve

A master’s degree in public health from MU can help you advance your career in population-based or public health service. If you want to promote the health and well-being of communities in Missouri and elsewhere, this may be the degree for you.

Career prospects

Employment growth
Median salary

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Epidemiologists

Job titles of recent MPH graduates

  • Epidemiologist
  • HIV case manager
  • Prevention coordinator
  • Research analyst
  • Statewide community organizer
  • Tobacco-free community project coordinator

Program structure and topics

The online master’s in public health is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.

Students typically take two classes each semester session and finish the program in three years.

Course work covers

  • Principles of public health
  • Perspectives in global health
  • Epidemiology
  • Public health research methods
  • Health care in the U.S.
  • Community-based public health interventions
  • Health program design and management

Mizzou Online Military Tuition Award

Are you a veteran, active duty service member, Reservist, National Guardsman, or a military spouse or dependent and want to study online?

See if you’re eligible for the Mizzou Online Military Tuition Award.

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