ISU Meridian Health Science Center

Master of Public Health

Masters of Public Health imageIdaho State University's Master of Public Health (MPH) program is unique to the state of Idaho. It is the only MPH program in Idaho that is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

The goal of public health is to improve the health of populations through the planning, implementing, and evaluating health promotion and disease-prevention programs. Public health professionals design intervention programs by using a combination of health education and related organizational, economic, legislative, and environmental support to enhance the probability of creating a healthier populace.

Focusing on community health emphasis courses include an acquisition of requisite public health knowledge and skills in the areas of epidemiology, biostatistics, health care ethics, health organization and policy, health program planning and evaluation, health marketing, health education promotion, research methodology and environmental health.

Many of our graduate students are employed during the regular academic school year and enroll in courses in the evening and in the summer sessions.

Maren Nelson
Phone: (208) 282-2729

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921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209