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Online public health degrees

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 much faster than the average for all occupations. Get ready to enter the workforce, or to make your next career move, with one of our online degree programs.

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

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Graduate certificate

Epidemiology (Grad cert)

Graduate certificate in epidemiology

Rise to the challenge of utilizing analytic methods to study the occurrence and distribution of health-related conditions.

Global public health (Grad cert)

Graduate certificate in global public health

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

Public health (Grad cert)

Graduate certificate in public health

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

Public health communication (Grad cert)

Graduate certificate in public health communication

Further your career in public health or journalism. Increase skills in communication with unique, interdisciplinary courses.

Master's

Health promotion and policy (MPH)

Master of 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 everywhere. The health promotion and policy (HPP) emphasis combines a thorough knowledge of behavior change theory and program planning and evaluation with valuable knowledge of how policy decisions are influenced and made. This emphasis is particularly attractive to students with undergraduate degrees in psychology, social work, political science, communications and other related fields.

Veterinary public health (MPH)

Master of 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.

Students in the veterinary public health (VPH) emphasis area receive training in zoonotic disease prevention, food safety and other emerging issues in animal and human health. This is an ideal complement for an undergraduate degree in animal science, biology or related fields.

Bachelor's

Public health (BHS)

Bachelor of health science in 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.

What our graduates are saying

Amanda Grodie.
A lot of the information I was learning in class, I was able to apply to my current role.
Master of public health ’15

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