Credits required
60 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 60 quarter credits are equal to 40 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$605 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Online An internship is required. You can complete all other courses online. Some courses may require proctored exams in your local area.
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Master of Public Health – Online

Take on our greatest challenges to health

Oregon State University’s Master of Public Health – Public Health Practice (MPH–PHP) online degree program will provide you the skills, knowledge and credentials to prepare you to be a thriving public health professional and to take on leadership roles informing public health action.

MPH program online

Your vision for a healthier future starts here. The online MPH program is designed to provide you the knowledge and leadership skills to pursue your goals as a public health professional.

Learn more about this program and the dynamic faculty.

The 60-credit MPH-PHP program is designed for early to mid-career professionals who want to find novel solutions to complex public health problems. From health policy to health promotion, and epidemiology to health systems, you'll acquire the skills needed to take on the task of improving the population’s health by learning to manage resources and influence health policy and practice at the local, state, national and international level.

This is a cohort-based experience, but you'll have the freedom and flexibility to move through the program at your own pace.

CEPH-accredited, rigorous program

This program is recognized by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), the national accrediting body for schools of public health and public health programs. The MPH-PHP program is offered by OSU’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences (CPHHS) and delivered online through Oregon State Ecampus.

Feel supported from start to finish

In this comprehensive and cross-discipline program, you'll be supported by an experienced team of public health faculty professionals, including a faculty advisor, an MPH internship coordinator, and the MPH administrative director, who will provide group advising sessions and support.

Oregon State has a long, proud history of involvement in training people to promote the health of communities. The faculty who help make up your support system have rich and extensive backgrounds across all disciplines.

Benefits of earning your degree online from Oregon State University 

  • All classes are developed by OSU's renowned faculty, who have experience across public health disciplines and public health practice settings.
  • With Extension offices located in all 36 Oregon counties, the CPHHS is the only School or College of Public Health in the nation with such a strong tie to Extension.
  • OSU is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • OSU's online students receive the same diploma and transcript as on-campus students.

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