The Master of Public Health degree is offered in traditional and executive formats at the University of Southern Mississippi. Concentration options include health policy and administration, health education and epidemiology and biostatistics.
The Executive MPH is designed for health care professionals with at least three years of experience who have reached a point in their career where they need the skills and knowledge to manage staff members, organizations and health systems. Students in the Executive MPH have diverse backgrounds including public health, hospital administrators, physicians, pharmacists, dentists, nurses, therapists, social workers, nursing facility administrators and consultants.
The small cohort size allows for a highly interactive learning environment in which ideas, professional experiences, and expertise in the areas of health care, management and public health are readily exchanged. The EMPH is the first and only accredited executive program in the state. Faculty are nationally recognized in their fields and bring a unique combination of real-world experience and academic standing to the classroom.