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Program Overview

The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree is designed to prepare professionals for leadership roles in the assessment and promotion of public health. The 42-credit program has a multi-disciplinary curriculum which provides graduates with a comprehensive and multifaceted approach to ensuring the health of our communities.

The mission of the Master's Degree in Public Health (MPH) program is aligned with the mission of the College of Saint Elizabeth to promote leadership in service and social responsibility to others and to support the well-being of all individuals and communities; particularly those who have been traditionally underserved in our society. The mission of the MPH program is to train professionals to be leaders in promoting the holistic health and wellness of individuals and groups; particularly those at highest risk living in communities with greatest need for health and wellness support. Through coursework and community-based field experience, graduates of this program will be prepared advocates at the policy and the direct service levels for reducing systemic health disparities and promoting cultures of health for all groups in our society. Graduates will also be prepared to enhance health in human populations through organized community efforts.

Graduates of the MPH program will be prepared to work in a variety of settings such as non-profit organizations, government agencies, hospitals/health systems, and insurance companies. Examples of potential employment positions include health program coordinator, community health educator, health policy analyst, and research analyst.

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How You Will Benefit

Upon completion of the MPH, graduates will have received advanced academic training and will be prepared to:

  • Be competent in community health assessment.
  • Be competent in providing direct service to communities and groups.
  • Demonstrate cultural competence and ethical and professional behavior.
  • Have acquired competence in planning, implementing, and evaluating health promotion programs and interventions.
  • Have acquired competence in collaborating with community partners such as health systems in the promotion of community health.
  • Understand the social, behavioral, and environmental factors that affect health of individuals and populations.

Admission Requirements

For International Students:

  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions. International transcripts must be evaluated by NACES (i.e. WES) on a course by course basis.
  • TOEFL/IELTS (if necessary)

Contacts

For additional program information, contact:

Regina Riccioni, Ed.D., MPH, CHES
Program Chair of Health Administration and Business
(973) 290-4271
rriccioni@cse.edu

For admission information, contact:

Deborah S. Cobo
Associate Director
Graduate and Continuing Studies
(973) 290-4194
dscobo@cse.edu

Who We Are

Founded in 1899 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, the College of Saint Elizabeth has a strong tradition of concern for the poor, for developing leadership in a spirit of service and social responsibility, and a commitment to the promotion of women as full partners in society.

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