Master of Public Health (Online)

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Become a leader in public health policy and practice. 

New—The Master of Public Health prepares the next generation of public health policy leaders and practitioners to ensure global health and safety.

Classes are offered online and the curriculum includes internship and immersion work in public health-related organizations and settings. Online courses are asynchronous, which allows students to access and complete coursework at any time of the day or night. 

Rivier’s Master of Public Health is a 42-credit program. Courses are offered in fourteen- and eight-week terms during the fall and spring semesters, and during the summer.

Many Rivier graduate students are employed full-time and attend the University on a part-time basis. The Master of Public Health features a 21-month course of study with students taking two 3-credit courses in nearly all terms.

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Rivier's high-quality, hands-on bachelor's and master's programs prepare students for leadership roles in a global environment. For more information, Visit the Department of Nursing and Health Professions.

Rivier Master of Public Health graduates can pursue leadership roles as:

  • Public health officers
  • Epidemiologists
  • Biostatisticians
  • Clinical trials researchers and analysts
  • Environmental health directors
  • Hospital administrators
  • Global public policy directors
  • and many other public health- and safety-related positions

Rivier’s Career Development Center (CDC) provides professional advising, assistance with resume development and career planning, internship opportunities, and job search information. For a complete list of CDC resources, visit the Center’s web page.


Student/Alumni/Faculty Profiles

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