MPH Global Health Degree Online
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Mar 16, 2020

Influence Communities around the World with a Master of Public Health in Global Health

Liberty University’s 100% online Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) in Global Health degree will equip you to bring awareness of the health needs of communities around the world. The online M.P.H. in Global Health degree is a great fit for students who want to branch out into a career in healthcare management, advocacy, or any other healthcare-focused business role.

With accreditation through the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), you can be confident that your degree will be well respected in the field.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Online Global Health Degree Program?

The School of Health Sciences is made up of professors who are healthcare experts with professional training in real-world healthcare settings. Their wealth of experience will provide you with valuable insights into the healthcare marketplace and how to create practical solutions to needs using principles of health science.

The global health concentration of the Master of Public Health provides a unique focus that can prepare you to work in a variety of settings around the world, including disaster relief and health and sanitation consulting in foreign countries. The global emphasis is also useful for an international ministry, should you decide to pursue a career assisting, guiding, and influencing healthcare policy and procedure on a global scale.  

What Will You Learn in Our Online Master of Public Health in Global Health?

Liberty University’s online Master of Public Health in Global Health is an applied science degree and provides both theory and practical experience to solve real-world problems, with a required practicum designed to help you develop leadership and communication skills. Throughout this degree, you will dive into biostatistics, principles of epidemiology and environmental health, public health administration, social and behavioral theory, and research methods. Students leave the program prepared to influence healthcare by applying the latest scientific knowledge to health issues from a biblical perspective.

The global health area of study for the online M.P.H. degree guides you through research and practices that can help you meet healthcare challenges domestically and internationally as you advocate for better health outcomes.

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Highlights of Our Online Master of Public Health in Global Health

  • By earning your Master of Public Health in Global Health degree online from an accredited nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in the field.
  • Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
  • Liberty’s public health programs are accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
  • As an online student, you will have the opportunity to network with leaders and experts in public health from across the country.
  • You can complete the online Master of Public Health – Global Health in under 2 years.

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*HLTH 698 M.P.H. Practicum (for current students) – 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 M.P.H. Practicum FAQs, documents, and contact information, please visit M.P.H. 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 M.P.H. Practicum Coordinator for approval.

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.

Potential Career Options with an Online M.P.H. in Global Health

This online graduate program in global health helps students prepare for work in health promotion organizations and fields around the world, including: 

  • Department for International Development (DFID) 
  • Disaster relief worker within organizations like the Red Cross
  • Higher education
  • In-country field consultant
  • Medical research
  • Non-governmental organizations (NGO)
  • U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

Admission Requirements for the Online M.P.H. Degree Program

A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 2.5 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admission-related information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts can be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
  • Proof of English proficiency

*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.