Master of Public Health (MPH), Samford University Online

Samford University’s Master of Public Health/Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine coordinated program prepares students for practice-related careers such as primary care and public health physicians in government agencies, rural health centers, and international health organizations.  Samford’s multidisciplinary approach helps students apply the latest scientific evidence to build solutions to address current global health problems.

The program is designed to allow DO students to take the majority of course work for the MPH during the summer term and all MPH courses are offered online.

A Bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university (degree in any field).
A career statement indicating interest in primary care and public health.

Required MPH Courses

PHLT 500    Health Systems, Organizations and Policy

PHLT 501    Introduction to Epidemiology

PHLT 502    Public Health Foundations

PHLT 504    Biostatistics for the Public Health Professional

PHLT 506    Planning and Management

PHLT 533    Health Communications for the Health Professional

PHLT 608    Leadership for the Health Professional

PHLT 699    Integrative Learning Experience

Two (2) Public Health Electives