Master of Public Health
- Los Angeles, CA
- 3 Years
Built upon The Chicago School’s history of practitioner-focused learning, the Master of Public Health in Los Angeles is designed for working adults passionate about making a difference in the health and wellness of others through the promotion of community and public health. The Chicago School’s 21st Century curriculum embraces the evolving U.S. healthcare landscape, which has […]
Built upon The Chicago School’s history of practitioner-focused learning, the Master of Public Health in Los Angeles is designed for working adults passionate about making a difference in the health and wellness of others through the promotion of community and public health.
The Chicago School’s 21st Century curriculum embraces the evolving U.S. healthcare landscape, which has seen dramatic change following the implementation of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act while developing a global mindset to respond to the challenges of a highly interconnected world. The rigorous curriculum integrates theory, scientific research, professional practice and innovation – all framed by career-focused community engagement, offering the knowledge and skills drawn from a variety of disciplines.
The Chicago School’s Master of Public Health (MPH) consists of 42-credit hours including 27 credits of core courses, 9 credits in a chosen concentration, and 6 credits of fieldwork culminating in a capstone project. All students participate in a 10-day international field experience, allowing them to examine the unique and common health challenges of a diverse, yet interconnected world.
Our MPH degree program in Los Angeles, California offers a flexible hybrid class schedule. The program serves as a doorway into the exploding public health and healthcare job market.
Graduates are equipped with the skillsets required to successfully engage as collaborative partners in multicultural and stakeholder-diverse settings.
Master of Public Health Concentrations:
Master of Public Health in Los Angeles: Student Experience
Immersed in the heart of the most diverse city in the most diverse state in the U.S., students attending the Los Angeles Campus will benefit from significant networking opportunities as they experience real-world training in the city’s rapidly evolving downtown business district. Together they learn from and work side-by-side with an experienced, qualified, and passionate faculty practitioners.
In addition, students enrolled in the program are offered the opportunity for hands-on learning through ConCISE, a student run consulting firm with a mission of providing solutions to business and organizations throughout Southern California.
In accordance with national accreditation standards, MPH students acquire skills in basic public health domains and apply these skills through a community-based fieldwork experience relevant to their career objectives. MPH students complete a minimum of 100 hours of fieldwork over a 15-week semester. Through their supervised field experience, students apply MPH principles to real-world settings.
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Application to the MPH Program is open to any person who has earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and who meets other entrance requirements. Students applying to the Master of Public Health program must submit the following:
- Application Fee: $50
- Essay – Please answer the following two questions within three double spaced typed pages (approximately 500-750 words). Essay must specifically address the program/specialization for which you are applying.
- How will your personal and professional accomplishments, academic background, and experience contribute to your success in this program?
- How will the successful completion of this Program support your professional career goals?
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae – Relevant work experience is recommended
- Interview with Program Chair or Faculty Designee.
- Official College/University Transcripts
- Students must submit official transcripts from all schools where degrees have been earned. The Chicago School requires that all schools be regionally accredited higher education institutions. Official transcripts may be sent directly from the institution or with your application for admission as long as they are official, sealed, and signed across the envelope flap when they arrive.
- Letters of Recommendation
- Previous Coursework
The Chicago School is dedicated to keeping our professional degree programs accessible to anyone regardless of financial status. In addition to the scholarships that may be available, our Financial Aid department will help provide you with information to determine what financial arrangements are right for you.