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MPH Program Welcomes New Students

MPH Program Welcomes New Students

The master of public health program welcomed 70 new campus MPH students and 16 online MPH students this past August with new student orientation activities. Among this diverse group of individuals […]

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CEPH accreditation renewed for 7 years!

  The University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions has received re-accreditation as a school of public health from the Council on Education for Public Health for […]

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APHA Public Health NewsWire!

  To keep you informed of up-to-the-minute news in public health the Public Health Program at the University of Florida is streaming the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) Public Health […]

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Welcome to our online Master of Public Health (MPH) Program, where you may earn your MPH online with no campus visits required!

Candidates for the program are either geographically distant from Gainesville or unable to take the time away from their jobs to take courses in the campus-based program.


Student Handbook

Highlights of the program include:

  • Two options for program length, depending on prior degrees
  • A curriculum designed to provide competence in essential public health service areas
  • A range of contemporary courses in epidemiology, environmental health, health management, health policy, biostatistics, and the social and behavioral sciences, with a focus on applications to public health practice
  • The most up-to-date and user-friendly software
  • Detailed online handbooks to guide academic and technical applications
  • Ongoing opportunities to interact with course faculty and technical support staff
  • Integrative internship experiences tailored to individual goals
  • Opportunities to visit the UF campus and interact with other MPH students and faculty

The University of Florida has been offering an online certificate in public health since 2006. We launched the online MPH program in January 2010, and both programs continue to grow.  Our experience with online students has provided us with opportunities to adjust our online course delivery techniques to be as user-friendly as possible. Click here for students’ comments about our online program.

This Web site includes a great deal of information about our online MPH program. Please click on the tabs at the top of the page to access the information you need. If you do not find the answers you seek, please contact us.

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Dr. Sarah McKune, PhD

Welcome to the world of Public Health!  Through research, teaching, and service, we at the University of Florida are working to address the dynamic health challenges confronted by individuals and societies around the world. Our Public Health programs are built by and made up of some of the leading researchers and practitioners in their fields.  From infectious disease to chronic disease; from domestic issues to global challenges; from microbiology of pathogens to policies that determine health services, we offer a range of programs that will appeal to your interests, challenge your thinking, and advance your career options.

This website contains a great deal of information about our online MPH  program. If you don't find the information you need here, please contact us. We can be reached by email at or by phone at 1-866-62-UFMPH.

For information about our certificate, campus MPH, PhD, and other program opportunities in public health, please go to our Public Health Programs website at

Welcome to the world of Public Health.  We hope to see you soon.

Sarah McKune, PhD, MPH
Director, Public Health Programs

Our online MPH students in action

Our online MPH students can be found working in a variety of health related fields from locations around the globe!