East Carolina University (PHP & SBP)


The Master of Public Health (MPH) and the Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree programs at East Carolina University (ECU) in the Brody School of Medicine offers an interdisciplinary curriculum that prepares students with opportunities to engage in rich and meaningful community public health experiences. Accredited in June 2007, ECU’s affordable, practice-based MPH and DrPH courses focus on public health needs of rural and minority populations.

Located along the coastal plains, ECU is the third largest public university in North Carolina, with nearly 30,000 students. Curriculum concentration areas include: (1) Community Health & Health Behavior, (2) Epidemiology, (3) Health Policy, Administration, & Leadership, and (4) Environmental & Occupational Health. Concentration areas are directed to formulate solutions to address adverse health effects among vulnerable communities that experience health disparities and prepare students for leadership positions.

Website: www.ecu.edu/publichealth/