Dec 05, 2021  
2019-2020 ATSU University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 ATSU University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health, MPH


Master of Public Health Program


CGHS’ online Master’s in Public Health prepares students for leadership in the field of public health.  This program integrates web-based instruction, directed readings, email, and chat room interactions among students and faculty. The College uses mission-driven, context-based curriculum design and assesses student learning through authentic assessments. It includes a culminating supervised practicum project in a public health setting emphasizing evaluation and service delivery planning or operations, resolving a management problem, or evaluating a program component.

Department Mission Statement

The mission of the MPH department is to prepare public health professionals for leadership to advance public health, promote individual and community health and well-being, and to serve under-served populations to decrease health disparities locally, nationally, and globally.

Department Vision

The department will be the preeminent academic preparation for public health professionals. We will provide a contemporary and flexible curriculum that empowers our students to translate knowledge to meet the growing needs of domestic and global health and wellness.

Department Values

Leadership – We value leadership development for our students, faculty, and staff and encourage participation in community and professional service.

Integrity – We value the highest ethical principles of fairness and honesty in all of our interactions.

Scholarship – We value critical thinking and the generation of ideas through innovation and analysis.

Diversity – We value differences among people and their personal and professional perspectives.

Interprofessional education – We value the combined contributions of our educational community and work to achieve an environment of teamwork and collaboration.

Innovation – We value the development of progressive and efficient mechanisms for learning, teaching, and technological delivery.

Length of Program

The Master of Public Health program consists of 48 credit hours.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition is due the first day of class. The tuition due each semester is based on the credit hours being taken by the student during that specific semester. Delinquent tuition penalties accrue at 1.5% per month, which is 18% per year.

Tuition Student Technology Fee
$697 per credit hour $32.00 per credit hour

Curriculum

Courses

Descriptions and Credit Values


A typical course schedule consists of the following. Additional course options may be available and listed below under Other Courses.