Yes, many courses are offered online and in the evening. Some students may choose to take 2 to 3 courses per semester. The maximum time to complete the degree is six years. The degree requires a 240-hour practicum experience that may require adjustments to work hours to complete.
Most courses are in 3 hour blocks, generally from 12-3 PM, 3-6 PM and 6-9 PM. Two required courses are offered from 10-12 AM. The practicum hours can be flexible.
Tuition and fees for full time students who are state residents is approximately $7,800 per year. Scholarships are available for incoming MPH students and current MPH students. Some employers have tuition reimbursement programs.
First year classes average about 25 students per class, with classes in the Department of Health Administration and Policy averaging 6-12 students.
New students can enroll for the Fall or Spring semester.
All students complete a Practicum Preparation Course where they can explore their interest in different areas of Public Health Practice and find a placement to meet their career goals.
Graduates find employment in many different settings from federal organizations such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, state organizations such as the state department of health, department of mental health, department of human services, local health departments, non-profit organizations and hospitals.