Be a public health hero

The need for skilled public health professionals is on the rise. Join the workforce or advance your career and make a difference in your community with an online degree or certificate in public health from the University of Missouri.

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Employment of health educators and community health workers is projected to grow 16 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.1 Get ready to enter the workforce, or to make your next career move, with one of our online degree programs.

100 percent online

Mizzou’s online public health degrees and graduate certificate programs are 100 percent online: no campus visits are required. You can earn your degree on your own schedule.


Choose one of our online options for your public health degree or graduate certificate:

Bachelor's Degree

Public health

Advance your career in the health care and prevention field; prepare to enter the workforce in a number of core areas of public health.

Graduate Certificate

Global public health

Understand the global dimensions of public health issues, and strengthen your ability to work effectively with culturally diverse communities.

Participatory health research

Understand community-based, patient-centered and clinical effectiveness research methods.

Informatics for public health

Gain knowledge and expertise needed by public health informatics officers, information officers, health care workers and community professionals serving the public health field.

Public health

Advance your career in promoting health, preventing disease and building readiness.

Master's Degree

Public health with an emphasis in veterinary public health

Obtain training in zoonotic disease prevention, food safety and other emerging issues in animal and human health. This program is the first fully online program of its kind in the United States.

Public health with an emphasis in health promotion and policy

Advance your career in population-based or public health service; promote the health and well-being of communities in Missouri and elsewhere.

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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.