Liberty University MPH Degree Online
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Class Type 100% online*, 8-week courses
Next Start Date Jan 15, 2024
Transfer Credits Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
Accreditation CEPH
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Solve Public Health Issues and Improve General Well-Being with Liberty University’s Accredited Online MPH Program

Most people dream about a career that allows them to travel the world, see new cultures, improve their community, and make a great income while doing so. If your interest lies in educating people on better health practices, then a career in public health doesn’t have to be just a dream – it can be a reality. 

Liberty University’s Master of Public Health degree online can help you take your passion for science, research, and health education to the workforce. Whether your vision is to have a local, national, or global career, the field of public health has plenty of opportunities for you to thrive. And according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for health educators and workers is projected to grow 17% between 2020 and 2030.** That’s nearly double the average growth rate for all other occupations!

With so many reasons to choose a career in public health, you may wonder what public health degree programs are available online. At Liberty, we have online MPH degree programs in environmental health, global health, community health promotion, and nutrition. Imagine what you could do after graduating with your master’s in public health online! From traveling the globe helping those in need to creating better health policies for your community, your degree can help you make the difference God has called you to make.

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Why Choose Our Online Public Health Degree?

At Liberty, we know that your responsibilities don’t slow down when you start your master’s degree. That’s why we’ve designed an MPH online program for working professionals. With an education tailored to your schedule, you can continue to thrive in your career, family, and community relationships.

Taught by health professionals with advanced experience in clinical and leadership settings, our MPH degree online is an industry leader in online public health programs. Our professors have years of experience, inside and outside of the classroom. With CEPH accreditation, competitive prices, and a fully online format, we offer one of the best online MPH programs you can find. Choose Liberty’s master’s in public health online degree so you can be confident that the training you invest in can prepare you for success.

As a pioneer in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to design an online degree program that blends academic excellence with flexibility and affordability. Our CEPH-accredited MPH degree online can be completed from the comfort of home in mostly 8-week sections. Our online public health degree is taught by expert professors, offered at an affordable rate, backed by a regionally accredited university with a brick-and-mortar campus, and taught from a Christian worldview. 

In addition, you can complete our online MPH program in as little as 2 years. A 2-year commitment to Liberty’s online MPH degree offers you a rewarding academic experience and a lifetime of benefit. The time has never been better to pursue an online MPH degree, so don’t delay – earn a career-enhancing credential at Liberty and take your career to new heights.

What are the benefits of earning an MPH degree online through Liberty University?

  • CEPH-Accredited Online MPH Programs | Liberty University’s public health degrees are accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). This means that you are receiving training that has been tested and verified for academic excellence. Employers and medical schools look for employees who have CEPH standards from their degree program, so you can be confident that your public health degree can help take you further.
  • Recognized for Affordability | Our online public health degree is ranked as one of the most affordable public health programs in the nation. And with an affordable online MPH degree that can be completed in as little as 2 years, you can achieve your goals for less money and in less time!
  • 100% Online | Our MPH degree allows you to gain all the vital industry skills you’ll need to make an impact without the hassle of completing on-campus courses. Additionally, you can benefit from flexible 8-week courses and no set login times.

**Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, at Health Education Specialists and Community Workers (viewed online July 14, 2021). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.

Customize Your MPH Degree Online with a Specialization

With such a broad field like public health, we know that our students need a way to fine-tune their skills to a specific industry need. Your interests and passions for health care are unique — which is why you need a degree that fits both.

Liberty’s affordable MPH programs online allow you to personalize your degree in community health promotion, environmental health, global health, or nutrition. Each of these degree paths can help you identify health problems in your field and create effective strategies to address these issues.

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What Will You Learn in Our CEPH-Accredited Online MPH Program?

Whether your next step after graduation is more schooling or a new job, you need an MPH degree that equips you for success. Liberty University’s master’s in public health online can help prepare you to improve health care and public health practice at local, national, and global levels. 

As a student with us, you can receive an MPH degree supported by the Department of Public and Community Health. That means that your public health courses seek to integrate competency-based and practice-focused preparation that you can readily apply to your career in public health and healthcare. At the same time, you can learn from a Christian worldview as you strategically address health needs — from the individual to the global level — using best practices in health promotion and education.


With any of our online MPH degrees, you will complete 6 foundational health classes. These courses explore major public health principles like biostatistics, patterns of disease, environmental health factors, health policy management, and research methods. The master’s in public health online classes will teach you important concepts in environmental health, epidemiology, and more.

By understanding this foundational information, you can become better prepared for your concentration’s specialized classes. As a student in our MPH degree online, you are able to personalize your program with a specialization in environmental health, global health, community health promotion, or nutrition. Our MPH specializations allow you to tailor your degree to an area of health that aligns with your unique passions and career goals. 

Liberty’s master’s in public health program online seeks to build on your knowledge and experience so you can hone your critical thinking, leadership, and marketing skills. Whether you are seeking to grow in your current role or explore other areas within the health field, Liberty’s Master of Public Health degree online can help you succeed.

Is an online MPH degree worth it?

Yes, in our opinion, an online MPH degree is worth it. Earning an online MPH allows you to further your education, network with like-minded peers, learn from expert professors, and prepare for a variety of well-paying careers – all from the comfort of home. 

Liberty’s Master of Public Health degree is a versatile degree that can help you pursue several in-demand, well-paying career fields. One of those career paths is epidemiology. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, epidemiologists earned an average of $74,560 per year in 2020.* Demand for epidemiologists is projected to grow 30% by 2030 – which is much faster than the average rate of job growth for occupations in the United States.* 

Our online Master of Public Health program can be completed in as little as 2 years and provide you with a lifetime of benefit. The time has never been better to earn your master’s in public health – and the career prospects associated with this degree are promising. Partner with us, earn a marketable credential, and take your career to new heights. 

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, at Epidemiologists, 2021 (viewed online March 2, 2021). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.

Online Master’s in Public Health Careers

Liberty University’s MPH degree online can help prepare you for excellence, whether you are a recent college graduate or a seasoned professional with years of experience in the public health field. Physicians, nurses, health educators, lawyers, and social workers are among the many professionals who have benefitted from the online Master of Public Health program at Liberty. By partnering with us for your online MPH degree, you can experience firsthand what a Master of Public Health can do for you.

Some of the careers you can work in with a degree in public health include:

  • Director of non-governmental organization (NGO)
  • Disaster relief worker
  • Food sanitarian (inspector)
  • Government medical specialist
  • Health and safety advocate
  • Health educator
  • In-country field consultant
  • Medical researcher
  • Public health specialist
  • School nutrition and food services

    Highlights of the MPH Degree Online Program

    • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of’s best online schools in America. Earning your online MPH degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
    • Tuition for our Master of Public Health degree has not increased in 9 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
    • Liberty’s public health programs are accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
    • You can complete our online Master of Public Health degree in as little as 2 years.
    • With this online program, you can benefit from networking opportunities with other public health professionals from around the country.

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    HLTH 698 MPH Practicum (for current students)

    • 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

    If you have completed the above items and would like to begin your practicum, please contact the practicum coordinator at For more information about MPH Practicum FAQs, documents, and contact information, please visit MPH Practicum – HLTH 698.

    MPH Degree Online Military Benefits

    Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

    As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:

    • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
    • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

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    Admission Requirements for Liberty University’s MPH Online

    Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 2.5 or above cumulative GPA for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions-related information. 

    All applicants must submit the following:

    • Admission application
    • Application fee*
    • Official college transcripts
    • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
    • Proof of English proficiency (for applicants whose native language is other than English)

    *There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during Financial Check-In. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

    **An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first. 

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    Transfer Policies

    At Liberty, we want to help you make the most of your prior education by allowing you to transfer in previously earned college credit. That’s why you can transfer in up to 50% of your total credits for a master’s or doctoral program!

    Some restrictions apply. Please visit our Transfer Policy page for more information.