The MPH is a 44-credit hour program of study that prepares graduates for careers in health administration and policy. The College of Public Health and the MPH program offered by the Department are accredited by the Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH). The MPH program may be completed by full or part-time students and is offered in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.
Graduates of the program are placed in fellowships or appointed to administrative positions in health organizations and state or county health departments. Graduates also occupy positions such as program directors, administrators, consultants, quality officers, department heads, systems and policy analysts, compliance officers and project directors.
For more information, contact the Vice Chair of the Department, Shari Kinney (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The OU Difference: Choosing the MPH
Students in the MPH HAP major describe three main reasons they choose the MPH Degree:
- (1) Jobs: HAP MPH graduates are prepared for leadership positions in a variety of government, private and non-profit organizations. Students report this provides them more opportunities for employment.
- (2) Cost: The MPH program costs $369.80 per credit hour and is only 44 credit hours.
- (3) Practicum: Students have a wide variety of practicum opportunities that are flexible for working professionals and also tailored to meet the professional goals of the student.