About the Program


Indiana Wesleyan University’s Master of Public Health (MPH) is a 46-credit-hour graduate program designed to provide students with a thorough understanding of each of the five (5) core areas of public health, including Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Environmental Health, Health Services Administration, and Social and Behavioral Studies.

With a Master’s in public health in Indiana, you can build upon your Bachelor’s degree and be prepared for a career where you can influence public health on a local, state, national and/or global level.  

IWU is a Christian university, and this program is provided from a distinctly faith-based foundation through a unique hybrid learning model.* Students will value, understand and apply the inter-related social-behavioral theories and contextual factors needed to address the complex health problems of 21st-century households, communities and organizations. 

Upon degree completion of the MPH program, students should be able to:

  1. Apply evidence-based knowledge of social, biological and environmental determinants to disease and health conditions.
  2. Employ appropriate methods of design, analysis and synthesis to address population-based health problems in urban, rural and global environments.
  3. Integrate understanding of the interrelationships among the organization, delivery and financing of health services.
  4. Explain public health principles and concepts through various strategies across multiple sectors of the community.
  5. Promote diversity and cultural understanding in public health education, research and practice.
  6. Demonstrate public health knowledge and skills in practice settings.
  7. Demonstrate effective leadership competencies for building partnerships in advocating for public health programs and policies.
  8. Articulate a Christian worldview toward various public health issues.


This degree program offered through Indiana Wesleyan University will seek national accreditation with the Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH).


We are committed to prepare students to improve the health of populations locally and globally through strengthening health systems, building stronger communities and facilitating healthy behavior from a faith-based foundation.

*The hybrid learning model consists of students attending class for one 5-day intensive on campus during August of the first year with the remaining content being covered in an online setting. The courses will be offered as 8-week sessions with students taking 1-2 courses per session.

If you’re searching for Master’s degrees or Indiana public health degrees, please contact Indiana Wesleyan University at 866-498-4968 for more information about this adult education program from an accredited university. 

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