Master of Public Health in Maternal and Child Health
- Delivery:Fully Online
- Cost:$980.00 per credit
- Total credits:42
- Credential:Graduate Degree
- Admission GPA:3.0
- Application deadlines:May 1 for fall*
- Campus:Twin Cities
- College:School of Public Health
The Master of Public Health (MPH) is one of the oldest, most highly regarded maternal and child health programs in the nation. Designed for individuals with a graduate degree and/or three years of professional experience, the program can be completed by full-time students in two years, completely online or with some on-campus courses.
Our training focuses on public health skills development (program design and evaluation, advocacy, epidemiology) and Maternal and Child Health (MCH) content (reproductive health, infant and child health, adolescent health, social disparities, family systems, and women’s health).
* Scholarship consideration deadline for fall: December 1
Spring admission (advanced-standing program only): November 15
May and Summer admission (advanced-standing program only): March 1
Financial aid is available for eligible students. Students must fill out the FAFSA form and use code 003969 when applying for financial aid for this program. MCH has additional information about financial support and scholarships.
- PUBH 6606 Children's Health: Issues, Programs, and Policies (2 cr)
- PUBH 6613 Children and Youth With Special Health Care Needs (2 cr)
- PUBH 6902 Maternal, Infant, and Preschool Nutrition (2 cr)
- PUBH 6020 Fundamentals of Social and Behavioral Science (3 cr)
- PUBH 6414 Biostatistical Literacy (3 cr)
Visit the University Catalog for complete curriculum information.
Graduates work to promote social and environmental conditions that contribute to the health of women, children, youth, and families. Much of their work is focused on socially and economically vulnerable populations in the U.S. and abroad. Our graduates work in city, county, and state health departments and other government agencies; nonprofit organizations, clinics, and agencies; universities; and research institutes. They are public health program and department managers, epidemiologists, clinicians, survey researchers/analysts, health educators, and policy aides.
Read an in-depth look at MPH recent graduate statistics.
"I’m energized by my peers, who have similar passions and goals, as well as the opportunity to build lifelong friendships and professional networks."
—Michelle Gin, MPH 2015