The Master of Public Health (MPH) program at West Chester University prepares students to become effective practitioners and leaders in the fields of community health, environmental health, or health care management. Students come from all parts of the world and bring with them a range of experience that enriches the learning of students and faculty.
The MPH at West Chester University is a CEPH- accredited* 46 credit degree program with a multidisciplinary curriculum focused on problem solving, research and professional development. The MPH is competency based and can be tailored to meet student needs. The WCU faculty has a long tradition of personal and professional concern for students, and strive to afford students opportunities for involvement, recognition and support. Often, students work closely with faculty on a range of community outreach and research projects. Additionally, students complete a 4-credit, 200 hour Applied Learning Experience (I and II) practicum at a community practice site where they apply skills and cultivate core public health competencies. Thank you for your interest in West Chester University’s MPH program. Please explore the MPH website, contact faculty and staff, or visit the campus. We are confident that you will find an engaging program that will empower you to reach your educational and professional goals.
*NOTE: Official notification was received on June 27, 2016 for a 7 year accreditation period for the MPH Program from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) The accreditation term runs to July 1, 2023.
Public Health Online rated WCU's MPH: Health Care Management as a "TOP PICK: BEST ONLINE MASTER’S IN PUBLIC HEALTH DEGREES FOR 2019-20"