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Public Health Administration, MPH

Master of Public Health 

The IU Online Master of Public Health in Public Health Administration prepares students to assume leadership roles in public health agencies.

As a student in this program, you learn to effectively develop and implement policies and manage programs that promote public health. You have the opportunity to  engage with public health and health services organizations in Indiana and beyond. You have the option of focusing on rural populations.

In addition to the public health core, coursework focuses on:

  • Finance and budgeting
  • Public health economics
  • Legal issues
  • Resource acquisition and management

Graduates of this program may work in regulatory agencies, advocacy groups, professional associations, think tanks, consulting firms, nonprofit organizations, businesses and corporations, hospitals, county health departments, universities, health foundations, and local, state, and federal government agencies.   

Your IU Online MPH in Public Health Administration prepares you for such careers as:

  • Evaluation specialist
  • Public health advisor
  • Public health policy analyst
  • Public health research coordinator
  • Program manager
  • Project director
  • Program coordinator
  • Public health consultant

Degree Requirements

To earn the MPH in Public Health Administration, you must complete a total of 44 credit hours. Requirements are broken down as follows: 

  • MPH degree core courses (20 credit hours)
  • Public Health Administration concentration courses (12 credit hours)
  • Additional MPH concentration courses or electives (12 credit hours)


To be accepted to this program, you must have:
  1. A bachelor’s degree
  2. Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher
To apply to this program, complete an online application that includes:
  1. Official transcripts
  2. Resume
  3. Three letters of recommendation
  4. Statement of purpose, 600 words or fewer
  5. TOEFL or IELTS scores (international applicants only)



SPH-X 601 Assessment and Public Health 3 Credits
SPH-X 650 Evidence-Based Approaches to Public Health 3 Credits
SPH-X 660 Population Health Determinates 3 Credits
SPH-X 685 Public Health Policy and Politics 3 Credits
SPH-X 610 Professional Development Seminar 1 2 Credits
SPH-X 611 Professional Development Seminar 2 2 Credits
SPH-X 696 Professional Practice Experience in Public Health 4 Credits

Public Health Administration

SPH-H 661 Legal Issues in Public Health 3 Credits
SPH-H 662 Acquiring and Managing External Funds 3 Credits
SPH-P 680 Public Health Economics 3 Credits
SPH-X 561 Finance and Budgeting 3 Credits

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Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $518.62
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1555.86

Additional fees will apply.

Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $621.98
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1865.94