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Amy Cantrell, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor of Biostatistics

Cantrell Receives Public Health Award for Faculty Excellence

Amy Cantrell, PhD, a clinical associate professor of biostatistics, was selected by UF public health students for the 2016 Public Health Award for Faculty Excellence. The award recognizes a UF […]

Regine Mojica, a graduating MPH student, reviews her poster for Public Health Day with Dr. Jamie Pomeranz.

Public Health Day April 2016

In the photo above, Regine Mojica, a graduating MPH student, reviews her poster for Public Health Day with Dr. Jamie Pomeranz. Regine’s special project focused on tobacco licensing and marketing […]

Public Health Newswire

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.

Recent News


Live streaming seminar for online MPH students

Students in the online MPH program have expressed interest in opportunities to interact with their colleagues in real-time.  As a result, the online MPH staff provided a live seminar opportunity […]

Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood

Dr. Sabo-Attwood Appointed to EPA Science Advisory Board

Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood, chair of the department of environmental and global health at the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions, has been appointed to a three-year […]


UF MPH student honored as 2015 Rising Star of Safety

Congratulations to online Master of Public Health Student, Jennifer Johnson, for recently being named a 2015 Rising Star of Safety by the National Safety Congress (NSC). Ms. Johnson is a […]


UF MPH alum featured in CDC’s #IAmCDC campaign

UF MPH alum featured in CDC’s #IAmCDC campaign. Captain Margo Riggs works as a supervisory epidemiologist at the CDC where she works in public health preparedness. To learn more about […]


PHHP Diversity and Inclusion Committee Hosts Diversity Day

The PHHP Diversity and Inclusion Committee organized the third PHHP Diversity Day, which was held Thursday, November 5. Dr. Pedro J. Greer, Jr., professor of medicine and associate dean for […]


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!