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A Strong Foundation in Health Promotion
With training from talented and experienced faculty, Spring Hill College’s online public health program prepares students for the Certified in Public Health (CPH) and Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) credentials, positioning them to become leaders in their communities.
A basic understanding of public health concepts has demonstrated itself to be essential for the protection and health promotion of society. That’s why this program prepares students to make a positive impact on the societies they live in by educating on health and improving the infrastructure.
Meet the Need for Public Health Professionals
The public health infrastructure is critically lacking all over the country, so there is always a need for talented, trained professionals. That’s why there are about 16,100 openings for health education specialists and community health workers each year on average.1
Our online program will prepare you to educate your community and become a leader that’s well-equipped to work for positive change.Explore Careers
Learn Valuable, Life-Changing Skills
The curriculum in the online Master of Public Health program is taught by experienced faculty and will give you the opportunity to earn CPH and CHES credentials. In the program, you will learn to educate future leaders, identify public health issues and more. The MPH program also features ASPH-Aligned Curriculum and gives students the opportunity to experience a hands-on internship/practicum.
Spring Hill’s online MPH program is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
- Ethics in Public Health
- Health Communications
- Foundations in Epidemiology
- Gender Communication
MPH Admissions Details
Transfer Up to 9 Credits
No GRE/GMAT Required
Apply now to earn your Master of Public Health degree from Spring Hill College. Our flexible, fully online program will give you the experience you need, regardless of your schedule. Here’s what you’ll need to apply:
|A completed online application|
|A baccalaureate degree or higher from an accredited college or university|
|GPA of at least 3.0|
|Official transcripts from every college-level institution attended|
|Three letters of recommendation from academic or professional references, resume/curriculum vitae and statement of purpose and objectives|
An Affordable MPH Program
$16,851 Total Tuition
$411 Per Credit Hour
The online Master of Public Health program offers a cost-effective way to get ahead of the competition. Our support staff will work with you through financial aid, scholarships, loans and military benefits to make sure you’re receiving the most affordable education.Learn More
What You’ll Learn
Throughout this program, you’ll learn to be a responsible leader in the field of public health. The practical skills you’ll gain will allow you to help educate communities about vital health information and communicate complex ideas effectively. In addition to completing courses in public health, you’ll also study ethics, gender communication, business and more.
After completing the program, you will be able to:
- Educate current and future leaders in public health practice and policy by emphasizing critical thinking in an interdisciplinary environment.
- Engage in collaborations and partnerships to identify health issues, develop strategies to address these issues and disseminate effective, evidence-based public health practices.
- Stay abreast of current research, evidence-based guidance and evolving strategies related to public health.
- Use targeted, needs-specific approaches to address health issues in a variety of settings and populations.
Dr. Casey Daniel, PhD, MPH
Dr. Casey Daniel is Director of the Masters of Public Health Program and an associate professor at Spring Hill College. Dr. Daniel completed her master’s and doctoral degrees in Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, followed by a postdoctoral Cancer Prevention Fellowship at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
In addition to teaching, Dr. Daniel has a robust research program. Her work focuses on behavioral epidemiology, cancer prevention, health communication, behavioral intervention design, implementation, and evaluation, mixed methods research, health policy, and reducing health disparities, particularly in rural areas. She is particularly interested in increasing HPV vaccination to prevent HPV-related cancers, reducing general vaccine hesitancy, and examining the effects of COVID-19 and “Long COVID.” She has conducted several studies focused on increasing vaccination uptake and reducing barriers to vaccination, particularly among adolescents and young adults. Dr. Daniel has published over 40 scientific papers in respected, peer-reviewed journals, and presented her work at the conferences of numerous professional organizations including the American Public Health Association, the Society of Behavioral Medicine, and the American Medical Association.
Dr. Daniel is the current Board Chair of the HPV vaccination non-profit organization, VAX 2 STOP CANCER, whose mission is to prevent cancer by expanding the use of the HPV vaccine through HPV vaccine through education and public awareness and increasing HPV-associated cancer research. Additionally, Dr. Daniel is the Immediate Past Chair of the Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition and Lead of the Data Work Group for the Alabama Adolescent and Adult Vaccination Task Force. Dr. Daniel was also selected as a member of the Health Equity PRO/Community Engagement Task Force for the National Institutes of Health national RECOVER (Researching COVID to Enhance Recovery) Initiative to study the long-term effects of COVID.
Guidance from Expert Faculty
Our faculty are experienced in their fields and dedicated to the success of our students. Through the course of your online learning, they’ll be there to give you support, answer your questions and impart valuable knowledge to put you ahead of the competition.
View all faculty members at Spring Hill College here.
Online Study at Spring Hill College
When you enroll in Spring Hill College’s online Master of Public Health program, you’re joining a supportive environment that’s committed to your success. Online learning at Spring Hill offers:
- An asynchronous format. Listen to lectures, read texts and complete coursework on your time.
- Full-time and part-time flexibility.
- An experienced and caring faculty.
- A collaborative and diverse learning experience.
Answers To Common Questions
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You can earn the online Master of Public Health degree in as few as two years. Total duration depends on the number of transfer credits accepted and whether you choose to study full- or part-time.
You’ll complete 14 courses to earn the Master of Public Health degree. You can learn more about coursework for the Master of Public Health at Spring Hill College here.
Yes. The online Master of Public Health program prepares students for both Certified in Public Health (CPH) and Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) credentials.