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.

The 60-credit MPH–PHP program is a cohort-based experience 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 will acquire the skills needed to take on the task of improving the population’s health.

CEPH-accredited, rigorous program

Classes are developed and taught by OSU’s renowned faculty with experience across public health disciplines and public health practice settings.

Course materials include a diverse range of subjects relevant to your future career. The curriculum is driven by current public health challenges and reflects the complexities of public health practice in the 21st century.

You will learn to prioritize needs and problem solve to advance goals, manage resources and influence health policy and practice at the local, state, national and international level.

This program is offered by OSU’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences (CPHHS), the first in Oregon to be accredited as a School of Public Health by CEPH, and delivered online through Oregon State Ecampus.

Benefits of earning your degree online from Oregon State University 

  • All classes are developed by OSU's renowned faculty, who are recognized for their research, expertise and innovation.
  • 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.
  • Oregon State is one of only two universities in the nation to hold land, sea, space and sun grant designations. 
  • OSU's online students receive the same diploma and transcript as on-campus students.

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