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Online Master of Public Health Degree at UVM

Leading the Way in Online Public Health Education

Program Overview

The University of Vermont’s new Master of Public Health degree program is a 42-credit online graduate program that begins in fall 2014.

UVM is a leader in health care and environmental education and known quality provider through our affiliation with Fletcher Allen Health Care, Vermont’s academic medical center.  UVM’s College of Medicine is a leader in interdisciplinary education, and faculty have depth of knowledge and experience in public health, providing a broad range of expertise to students.

The University of Vermont’s online public health master’s program enables students to explore current public health and health policy issues while gaining a strong foundation in population health sciences.  The program offers a Generalist MPH Degree, and has excellence in Environmental Public Health, Quantitative Public Health Sciences, and Health Policy, Leadership and Advocacy.

Full-time students can complete the program in 2 years. Part-time student (students enrolled in fewer than 9 credits per semester) have up to 5 years to complete the program.

Who should apply?

Whether you want to learn more about public health issues or you seek a new career in health care, research or public health, our master’s in public health program can help further your goals.

This program is designed for health professionals in all disciplines, public health professionals, researchers, medical and graduate students, and others who wish to increase their knowledge in public health. In addition to enhancing careers in public health practice and health professions, the program also prepares graduates for advanced study at doctoral level.

Our online program will teach you how to:

  • Evaluate, promote and improve the health of a wide variety of populations.
  • Develop and work with a multidisciplinary, collaborative network of professionals in healthcare, government agencies and non-profit organizations.
  • Navigate the multiple levels of community resources.
  • Identify changes to the healthcare system and new requirements for accountability.
  • Implement new models for population-based medical practice.