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Format: Online, In-Class, Accelerated Bachelor's to Master, Fast Track

The MPH with a concentration in Maternal & Child Health Policy & Leadership is offered by the Department of Health Policy and Organization.

The Master of Public Health (MPH) with a concentration in Maternal and Child Health Policy and Leadership is designed to educate individuals who will plan, administer, and evaluate programs in maternal and child health. The program provides information about the special problems faced by women and children — including children and youth with special health care needs — and their families. It develops and integrates skills from maternal and child health policy and leadership and demonstrate their application in problem solving and systems development. The program is funded, in part, by the MCH Center of Excellence.


Students in this track must complete 44 credit hours. This includes the MPH Core, Concentration requirements, electives, MPH Capstone, and internship. Full-time students generally complete this degree in two years or less (four to five semesters). Part-time students may take at least six-to-eight semesters to complete.

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Applicants to this program must meet the general admission requirements for the Master of Public Health degree program.

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