Master's in Public Health (MPH Degree Online)

Master of Public Health Online Degree Program

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Become an Expert in Public Health through Liberty’s Master's in Public Health (MPH Degree Online)

Liberty University’s Master's in Public Health program (MPH Degree Online) is one of the leading graduate online health degrees providing practical knowledge to students seeking necessary skills for their career in the public health field. The MPH Degree Online curriculum builds on your knowledge and experience to grow critical thinking, leadership and marketing skills. Whether you are seeking to grow in your current role or explore other areas within the health field, our Online MPH program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and training you need.

The Master's in Public Health Online online degree program is a great option for individuals wishing to impact the world for Christ through the ministry of health. Our MPH degree online program can enhance the professional preparedness of a recent college graduate or the seasoned professional. Physicians, nurses, health educators, lawyers and social workers are among the many professionals who have benefitted by augmenting their knowledge and skill base with an MPH online degree.

Why Choose Our Master's in Public Health Online Degree?

Our MPH Degree online is an industry leader in online public health programs taught by health professionals with real-world experience in clinical and leadership settings. You will learn from their vast years of experience, inside and outside of the classroom, combined with your knowledge, to grow in practice and leadership. Our MPH degree online is offered 100% online, allowing you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take courses on a campus. Master's in Public Health online degree program classes will teach you important concepts in environmental health, epidemiology and more.

What Will You Learn in Our MPH Degree Online?

Liberty University’s Master’s in Public Health online degree is an excellent way to further your skills or take the next step toward a new career! As a student in our MPH degree online, you have the opportunity to customize your degree with a specialization. These specializations allow you to tailor your degree to an aspect of health that aligns most with your passions and career goals. Through six foundational health classes, you will explore biostatistics, patterns of disease, environmental health factors, health policy and management, and research methods so you can better understand the advanced training in your specialized classes. In as little as two years, our Master’s in Public Health can equip you with the in-demand skills employers are seeking in a wide variety of health careers. With Liberty’s Master’s in Public Health online degree, you can be confident that the training and skills you gain in our program can prepare you for success in any career you choose!

Our Master's in Public Health degree is supported by the Department of Public & Community Health, providing an integrated approach to health, offering competency-based and practice-focused preparation for successful careers in public health and healthcare. Through a Christian worldview, you will learn to strategically address the health needs of priority populations from the individual to the global level using a variety of health promotion and education strategies.

Highlights of the MPH Degree Online Program

  • By earning your MPH degree from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in the public health field.
  • Tuition for our Master's in Public Health degree has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • You can complete our online Masters in Public Health degree in less than two years.
  • You will benefit from networking opportunities with other public health professionals in the program from around the country.

MPH Degree Online Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

MPH Degree Online Program Format

  • 100% online
  • 42 total credit hours
  • A maximum of 21 credit hours may transfer to Liberty if approved.
  • Eight-week classes, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

MPH Degree Online Requirements and Information

  • This program falls under the School of Health Sciences.
  • Review the program admission requirements
  • Review the Graduate course guides for this program. (login required)
  • HLTH 698 MPH Practicum - If you have completed the following items and would like to begin your practicum, please contact the practicum coordinator, Giordana Morales at For more information about MPH Practicum FAQs, documents, and contact information, please visit MPH Practicum - HLTH 698.
    • Complete core and specialization courses successfully, elective courses may be taken concurrently with the practicum
    • Submit and pass your background check through Castle Branch
    • Mail completed agreement form to the MPH Practicum Coordinator for approval.

Potential Career Options with an MPH Degree

  • Disaster Relief Worker

  • Medical Researcher

  • Health Educator
  • Public Health Specialist
  • School Nutrition and Food Services
  • Food Sanitarian (Inspector)

Our students' career goals vary, and that is why our MPH Online degree programs are such a great fit. You can choose to personalize your MPH degree online through a deeper understanding of the leading health problems or by creating strategies to address these problems. You will explore the use of counseling, public campaigns, social media and political processes as to advocate for health among diverse populations. Liberty University will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to be confident in any industry you choose through your Masters in Public Health online.

Customize your Online Master's in Public Health with a Specialization