About Adelphi’s Master of Public Health
The Master of Public Health program is developed on a broad, multidisciplinary perspective reflective of the discipline. The goal of the MPH Program at Adelphi University is to provide society with knowledgeable and professionally educated people to enhance the public health infrastructure and the health of populations. The program is designed to provide students with a wide range of skills and tools necessary to work in the public health arena. The integrated, evidence-based core and foundational courses along with a concentration, enables all students to achieve mastery of both discipline-specific and cross-cutting competencies. The curriculum was derived from the model curriculum of the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) and was developed to also align with the criteria of the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). Courses are designed in accordance with the ASPH Core Competencies and discipline-specific competencies. The graduates of this program are prepared to assume key roles in public health organizations as managers, researches, educators, advocates, and directors. They will ultimately provide leadership in creating and implementing programs and policy that promote the ideals of public health.
The Adelphi University MPH program will provide an interdisciplinary academic program of study that fosters skill acquisition and competency in key areas of public health practice, both current and emerging.
- Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year institution.
NOTE: You do not need a Nursing Degree for the Master in Public Health
- Minimum 2.75 cumulative grade point average
- Must have completed an undergraduate statistics course
- Completion of an MPH Program admissions form
- Completed 500 word (typed) essay on reasons for applying to the program
- 2 Letters of Recommendation
» Plan of Study for Master in Public Health
Upon completion of the program the student will:
- Acquire an understanding of the public health paradigm for health promotion and disease prevention and will be able to conceptualize, implement, and evaluate population health interventions.
- Acquire the essential competencies of public health’s core content areas, and apply those competencies to complex public health issues.
- Demonstrate knowledge and application of basic principles and methods of population health research to advance scientific knowledge of the health of human populations.
- Articulate and advocate the values and ethics that distinguish public health as cohesive field of practice and inquiry.
- Plan and execute programs or research initiatives intended to advance the public’s health on the local, national, and international levels.
- Explain how their chosen public health concentration contributes uniquely to the study of population health, and how it intersects with other public health disciplines.
- Successfully plan and execute programs or research initiatives intended to advance the public’s health and health awareness, locally, nationally, and internationally.
- Communicate effectively and appropriately with diverse groups of professional colleagues and public constituents.
- Locate, assemble, and critically analyze data, information, and knowledge resources.
- Assume key roles in public health organizations as managers, researchers, educators, advocates, and directors; and provide leadership in creating and implementing programs and policy that promotes the ideals of public health.
If you have questions regarding the Masters of Public Health Program, please contact:
Program Director and Professor, Public Health
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Coordinator, Center for Health Innovation
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Center for Health Innovation
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