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MPH Program Overview
Grand Canyon University is one of the few colleges that actually offer an entirely online MPH program designed to help working professionals fit their education into their scheduled. Those enrolling here will learn all of the skills needed to enter a number of positions and work to analyze, design, and implement a wide range of different public health issues. Jobs in the public or private sectors are possible and range from schools, universities, community organizations, hospitals, and more. Students will be taught the principles, theories, and concepts of public health and will end the program with a practicum and capstone that they’ll design.
MPH Curriculum and Courses
There are numerous courses that are involved in the MPH curriculum, each one designed to deepen one’s understanding of the field. Some of the courses students of the program will take include:
• Introduction to Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences
• Public Health Policy
• Environmental Health
• Public Health Administration
• Social, Behavioral, and Cultural Factors in Public Health
• Health Care Innovation
• Business/Project Plan Evaluation and Development
• Evidence-based Research Project – Also called the Capstone Project
These programs combine to create a total understanding of the various subjects that make up the MPH field. They cover a large number of different areas and fully prepare students for their future.
Those hoping to enter the field must have a bachelor’s degree in a related field and must be licensed health care professionals. Additionally, US citizenship is required. The program has less strict admissions requirements than some other programs around the nation, but it is still a competitive program to enter.
MPH Tuition and Financial Aid
Grand Canyon University features different start dates as well as different tuition costs. The overall price will vary depending on different programs and situations, and the type of financial aid options available will vary depending upon a student’s unique situation. Contacting the school is the easiest way to determine costs and aid.