Master of Public Health in Public Health Practice online curriculum
Through our extensive online MPH in Public Health Practice curriculum, future public health practitioners, educators and leaders can develop broad, research-based knowledge of public health, policy and practice.
This 45-credit program focusing on general public health practice consists of:
The University of Nevada, Reno online Master of Public Health in Public Health Practice provides training for a broad range of opportunities, such as the following:
- 21 Credit Hours in Core Curriculum
- 18 Credit Hours Specialization (Public Health Practice)
- 3 Credit Hours Practicum
- 3 Credit Hours Capstone
Field Studies – An MPH Culminating Experience
Field studies is required of all students earning a graduate degree in public health. It allows each student the opportunity to apply what they are learning in the didactic courses to real-world experience in a public health setting as well as develop valuable professional and leadership skills all while completing a graduate project. The field experience is a minimum of 200-hours completed over three consecutive semesters. The scope of the graduate project varies from student to student based on the agency, institution, or organizational needs of the host site, the student’s previous experience, and career goals as well as their specific area of interest in public health.
Public Health Practice (Specialization Courses)
MPH Culminating Experience