About the Program
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
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:
- Apply evidence-based knowledge
of social, biological and environmental determinants to disease and health
- Employ appropriate methods of
design, analysis and synthesis to address population-based health problems
in urban, rural and global environments.
- Integrate understanding of the
interrelationships among the organization, delivery and financing of
- Explain public health
principles and concepts through various strategies across multiple sectors
of the community.
- Promote diversity and cultural
understanding in public health education, research and practice.
- Demonstrate public health
knowledge and skills in practice settings.
- Demonstrate effective
leadership competencies for building partnerships in advocating for public
health programs and policies.
- 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).
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.
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
from an accredited university.