The University of Akron - UAkron Online

Master of

Public Health

100% online

Same expert faculty as in-person classes


Earn your public health graduate degree through a consortium of four major Ohio universities

Program Overview

Join the Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health (CEOMPH) program, a collaboration between four esteemed Ohio universities, dedicated to advancing public health education, research, and service. Our mission is to equip current and future professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to enhance community health both in eastern Ohio and beyond. Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health, our program offers a comprehensive curriculum encompassing core courses, specialized tracks, and hands-on experiential learning opportunities.

What will I learn?

Our curriculum includes six core courses covering essential topics such as Public Health Concepts, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Health Services Administration, and Policy and Environmental Sciences. Additionally, students undertake a two-part integrative Capstone Project, enabling you to apply your learning to real-world public health challenges.

Program Highlights

  • Expert Faculty Collaboration: Benefit from the expertise of faculty members across all four partner institutions, ensuring a diverse and comprehensive learning experience.
  • Flexible Learning Options: Designed for working professionals, our nontraditional program offers distance learning through webinars and online courses, allowing students to study from anywhere in the world.
  • Interactive Learning: Engage with peers and faculty through non-mandatory webinar sessions held on select Saturdays each semester, fostering collaboration and networking opportunities.
  • Customized Pathways: Tailor your learning experience with elective courses offered at any of our partner universities, allowing you to explore specialized areas of interest.
  • Hands-On Experience: Participate in community-based projects integrated into core courses, gaining practical skills and making meaningful contributions to public health initiatives.
  • Certificate Options: Enhance your credentials with certificate options available within the program, showcasing your expertise in specific areas of public health practice.


Application requirements


Spring, Summer, Fall


1-6 years


No prerequisite courses




42 credits

Join us in our mission to make a difference in public health, as we prepare the next generation of leaders to address the health needs of communities worldwide.