Online Master of Public Health at Oregon State

Online Master of Public Health at Oregon State

100% online MPH program — part time or full time

Online MPH at Oregon State

Oregon State’s online MPH program prepares you to take on leadership roles informing public health action.

With an emphasis on public health systems, policy and prevention intervention, you can look forward to jobs centered around program management and implementation in public health or allied health settings.

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The online MPH-Public Health Practice was rated as one of the top 10 online MPH programs by Fortune.

Advantages of earning your MPH online with Oregon State


Learn your way

You can complete the online MPH full time or part time, with only one course required per term.

This fully online program can be completed from anywhere in the world.


Applied curriculum and projects

Online courses are taught by leading public health professionals and researchers, who integrate real-world issues into class work.

The Oregon State MPH program requires 60 credit hours (about 40 semester credits) and culminates with an integrative learning experience. It does not require a thesis.

Curriculum incorporates key areas of public health work, including health promotion, epidemiology, management and leadership, and health policy and systems.

An internship, that can be completed where you work, ensures you can apply what you learn.


Exceptional support

MPH faculty are committed professors and researchers, as well as dedicated advisors.

You’ll be paired with a faculty advisor and MPH internship coordinator who will collaborate with you and support your success both in and outside of the classroom.


Online learning at its finest

Our MPH online degree program is delivered through Oregon State Ecampus, which is widely considered one of America's best providers of online education.

You’ll receive the same diploma and transcript as on-campus students.

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Carter Michell

Carter Michell, Online MPH-Public health practice, '23
Fellowship coordinator, Oregon Health and Science University

“The knowledge gained in this program is wide in scope, and as someone who did not have public health education prior, I feel well-rounded across public health disciplines. It has prepared me for professional-level work in health specialties, wherever I may end up.”


Your graduate public health education is an investment in your future. We understand you must weigh the cost and benefits of your graduate education.

OSU’s MPH options are among the most reasonably priced in the Pacific Northwest.

We have reduced the tuition cost by nearly $4,000 to help address affordability and reduce barriers for the future of public health.

The Oregon State MPH participates in the Western Regional Graduate Program. You may be eligible to save about $8,000 in tuition over the course of the program.

Applying to the Oregon State MPH Program

Applications are reviewed on Dec 1 (Priority), March 1 and June 1 (Final).

The GRE is not required. We have eliminated this structural barrier to promote a more equitable, diverse and inclusive student body.

All admitted students will begin the MPH program fall term each year.

If you are ready to apply to the program, visit our how to apply page .

David Cortez, MEd

Contact us

Our graduate recruiter can answer your questions about Oregon State graduate programs and chat about your interests, the application process and more.

Email David or call 541-737-5616.

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Our BS, MPH and PhD Public Health programs are accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. This distinction ensures your education meets the nationally-agreed-upon standards developed by public health academics and practitioners.