M.P.H. Public Health

When you earn your Master of Public Health from Concordia University, Nebraska, you will learn how to provide quality education, research, service, and leadership to ultimately improve public health and diminish health disparities locally, nationally, and globally. 

With an online M.P.H., you will: 

  • Learn to develop, implement, and evaluate health programs, describe models and theories of health behavior, and apply principles and practice of effective health marketing and communication. 
  • Improve population health by developing, implementing, and evaluating health strategies that educate, promote health, and prevent disease. 
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills you need by combining theory and a 75-hour practicum to ensure you’re fully prepared to promote and protect the health of individuals and communities. 
  • Tailor your degree with a concentration in the population or sector you’re most interested in serving. 

Public Health Courses

39 credit hours
$525 per credit hour
100% Online
8-Week Courses
24 Months Time to Degree

Protect and Improve the Health of Populations Worldwide

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Program Highlights


With an online graduate Master of Public Health degree in from Concordia University, you’ll find a distinctive blend of faith-based training and real-world experience. You’ll also: 

  • Learn from faculty members that emphasize practical, values-based education with a Christian framework.  
  • Master the five key domains of public health as recognized by the Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health: Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences, Health Policy & Management, Epidemiology, and Social & Behavioral Sciences. 
  • Be able to tailor your degree with a concentration in the population or sector you’re most interested in serving: 
    • Master of Public Health, Community Health Education  
    • Master of Public Health, Health Policy & Administration  
    • Master of Public Health, Medication Safety & Pharmacovigilance 
      • Medication Safety & Pharmacovigilance emphasis is offered in partnership with, and is only available through, Concordia University, Wisconsin. 


Learn from professional experts who bring faith, years of experience and specialized knowledge to the classroom. 

Meet the faculty


Monica T.

The Public Health program has not only expanded my knowledge of public health topics, but it has also invigorated my passion to make a significant contribution to the health and life of others.

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Information sessions run approximately 20 minutes. During these meetings, we will discuss the program formats, application process, financial aid, payment plans and questions that you may have.


Concordia's online Master of Public Health degree is designed to meet the rigorous standards of the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education. 


Degree Goals

An M.P.H. graduate from Concordia University, Nebraska will be able to:  

  • Design and implement public health programs. 
  • Analyze and apply findings from medical literature and research. 
  • Develop and assess healthcare strategies to promote health and wellness. 
  • Conduct public health research ethically using the latest accepted methodologies. 
  • Educate others on healthy behaviors.   

Career Outcomes

The demand for informed, convenient healthcare means that the world of public health needs innovative leaders who understand the realities facing today’s patients, providers and policymakers.


  • Teach people about behaviors that promote wellness. 
  • Work with individuals one-on-one or with groups in schools or community programs. 
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve the health of those you work with, collect data and discuss health concerns. 


  • Investigate patterns of diseases and injury and look for their causes by collecting and analyzing data from observations, interviews, surveys and biological samples. 
  • Communicate findings to the public, health practitioners, and policymakers. 


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