Master of Public Health Program


Public Health MPH | Oregon State University

The College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University offers six options in the Master of Public Health program. Students enjoy small class sizes, access to over one hundred faculty members who are experts in a wide array of public health disciplines, four research centers, and access to faculty in OSU Health Extension with representation in all 36 Oregon counties. Our campus is set in a picturesque, walkable and bike-friendly town with easy access to the Cascade Mountains, the Pacific Ocean, and Portland.

On Campus MPH Program

The Master of Public Health Program at Oregon State University offers six disciplines.

The program is designed to be completed in two years, or six quarter terms.
Application deadlines are December 1 and March 1 and one cohort of students begins each fall.

Current OSU graduate students

Current OSU graduate students interested in our dual DVM degree or a concurrent degree, contact the Public Health Programs Manager.

Transfer credits

See the OSU MPH General Student Handbook for information about transfer credits. Note that the consideration of transfer credits is determined after admission and matriculation by the student’s graduate advisor/committee on the Program of Study form, which is submitted to the Graduate School for approval.

Time limit to complete degree

All work toward a master’s degree, including transferred credits, course work, thesis (if required), and all examinations, must be completed within seven years.

How to apply for fellowships

  • Applicants may apply for Fellowships. For detailed descriptions of available fellowships, application deadlines etc., please visit graduate fellowships.
  • Applicants desiring consideration of faculty nomination for fellowships must have a complete application filed by the December 1 deadline for first consideration. Applicants and continuing students are encouraged to apply for appropriate awards that do not require faculty nomination
  • For information on scholarships at OSU visit Financing Your Education at the Graduate School website.

Information about research (GRA) positions

For information on graduate research assistantships (GRA) at OSU visit the Graduate School Website. Research assistantships are determined by individual faculty members who have research grant funding, interested applicants must contact faculty directly.

Online MPH Program

An Online MPH Program is currently in development. More information will be provided here when it is available.

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