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Public Health Professional Paths

Started Jun 7, 2023


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About the Course

This course aims to provide you with a comprehensive overview of the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree. It will cover the benefits and advantages of pursuing an MPH degree, the skills and competencies you will develop, and the potential career outcomes in this field. The course is divided into four modules.

Module 1: What is a Master of Public Health (MPH) Degree? In this module, you will gain knowledge about the available specializations within the field of public health and develop a solid understanding of the core competencies necessary for success in this program.

Module 2: What are the Benefits/Advantages of Earning an MPH Degree? This module will delve into the various career opportunities that await you in the field of public health and demonstrate how earning an MPH degree can help you accomplish your professional goals.

Module 3: Skills and Competencies. Here, you will explore the foundational and specialized skills and competencies that you will acquire through the MPH program. These skills will enable you to effectively collaborate with others in the field.

Module 4: Career Outcomes. In the final module, you will gain insights into the diverse job roles and industries that public health professionals can engage in. Additionally, you will learn how an MPH degree can contribute to attaining your desired career outcomes.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the benefits and advantages of pursuing a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the skills and competencies that can be acquired through an MPH program.
  3. Assess the potential career outcomes and opportunities available in the field of public health.
  4. Apply the knowledge gained to make informed decisions regarding the pursuit of an MPH degree.

Meet the Instructors

This course is developed by the School of Public Health-Bloomington Office of Online Education and Office of Career Services.


Length: 1 hour


School of Public Health-Bloomington


Credit: None


Audience: Undergraduate students

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