Online Master of Public Health

Earn a Nationally Recognized MPH Degree from Virginia’s First College of Public Health

Located in Virginia. Serving the World.

Drive public health change at the social, environmental, and community levels using evidence-based approaches with George Mason University’s online Master of Public Health.

This flexible degree is grounded in experiential, hands-on learning. Throughout your program, you’ll work in diverse public health spaces, gain experience through applied fieldwork, and make professional connections with alumni and other public health experts.

Mason’s MPH was recognized in the most recent U.S. News & World Report rankings of graduate and public health programs. Students benefit from courses led by renowned faculty and a legacy of excellence from Virginia’s first College of Public Health.

Our program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), so you’ll graduate eligible to sit for the Certified in Public Health (CPH) examination. You will also be qualified to pursue rewarding careers in a variety of public health settings.

Discover the rich online learning experiences available exclusively from Virginia’s largest research university. Plus, capitalize on the proven career and advancement achieved by graduates of Mason’s online programs.

Complete in as few as 2 years

100% online courses

CEPH accredited

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Experiential Learning for Lifelong Success

MPH students complete a public health practice concentration and 200 practicum hours. With field placement and internship service, you’ll apply your new skills by working alongside seasoned professionals.

Rigorous Academic Standards. Flexible Online Format.

At Mason, we design online programs to offer innovative experiences that propel your ambitions. Like our students on campus, you’ll benefit from our commitment to academic rigor and integrity while learning from the same renowned faculty. And the online format means you can seek an impressive graduate degree or certificate without leaving home, while stationed abroad, and even while traveling. Plus, access advising services online to get the guidance you need to graduate.

Become a Public Health Expert

Prepare to work in health and social service agencies, private companies, and nonprofits, making an impact on your community and the world.

Careers for graduates:

  • Environmental health specialist
  • Epidemiologist
  • Public health educator
  • Research associate
  • Social science analyst

Bringing Mason to Learners Worldwide

George Mason University is Virginia’s largest public research university. Located near Washington, D.C., Mason enrolls more than 39,000 students from 130 countries and 50 states. With online programs that draw from our spirit as a leader in scholarship and research, Mason prepares graduates to succeed in a rapidly changing world.

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