The world's population continues to grow, with projections forecasting about 9.8 billion citizens by 2050.* That growth creates a global need for public health professionals who may develop innovative solutions that promote equitable access to care. Help eradicate health disparities when you earn your Master of Public Health with a concentration in Global Health.
Why earn an online MPH in Global Health from SNHU?
From analyzing health trends in a public health office to implementing educational programs in the field, your degree can keep you focused on the issues in your community or take you to a country in dire need of assistance.
Southern New Hampshire University is an applicant for accreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health. The accreditation review will address the Master of Public Health and the Master of Public Health with a concentration in Global Health programs. Other degrees and areas of study offered by this institution will not be included in the unit of accreditation review. Additional information can be found on the CEPH website.
SNHU's MPH program puts you on a path toward progress. By joining the global health movement, you invest in the world by working toward access to equitable healthcare across all borders. Our online degree prepares you to raise awareness of health as a basic human right, whether it's through research, financial assistance or policy analysis.
Program outcomes include:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your MPH in global health online at SNHU include:
Your master’s in global health positions you for opportunities within:
From designing educational platforms to analyzing today’s health issues, you’ll open yourself up to a variety of roles in the field that allow to you serve on a global level.
The global health concentration has been developed by industry experts with relevant experience, including Dr. Sarah McCool, whose work in global health issues has taken her to Haiti and Bangladesh.
SNHU's global health concentration takes your MPH further into worldwide well-being. Our program pairs a solid foundation of public health issues with 3 courses that allow you to specialize in the principles and policies of the global health environment.
Taught by faculty who've worked in the field, the degree also aligns to the competencies instituted by the Association of Schools and Programs in Public Health (ASPPH), strengthening both your skill set and your mindset for this life-changing profession.
As part of the MPH program, students must also complete a practical experience over 2 terms where you will gain real-world, onsite field-work experience. Similar to an internship, this experience offered in both PHE 680 and PHE 685 allows you to apply your knowledge in a public health setting and learn from working professionals in the field while networking and adding valuable experience to your resume. You will locate, select, and confirm a site along with guidance and support from program staff, faculty, and administration prior to enrolling in PHE 680.
The practical experience must be US based. Please ask your admission counselor or advisor for more information. The degree culminates with a capstone project that synthesizes coursework with real-world experiences.
Total Credits: 42
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer a 25% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed Annually.
$150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) as well as several other accrediting bodies.