Master of Public Health

NMSU Online degree programs are designed to serve students who want to pursue a program or course(s) via technology (100% online, hybrid or ITV formats) . NMSU Online offers programs in online and hybrid formats for Certificates, Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Graduate Certificates, and Doctorates,  as well as and K-12 NM educator licensure and endorsement programs.

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The Online MPH has curriculum and degree requirements in common with the campus program, and is covered by the same accreditation. There are two concentration offered: Health Behavior and Health Promotion (HBHP) and Health Management, Policy and Administration (HMAP). All coursework for the degree can be completed off campus utilizing web-based technologies. The program is aimed at meeting the needs of working students and others for whom a campus-based program is not an option. The MPH degree prepares public health professionals to work in a variety of settings, including state and federal agencies and many community-based organizations.

College: Health and Social Services
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Program Credits: 42
Program Length: 3 - 4 years
Cost Per Credit Hour: $411.50
Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250

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Occupations Salary Range
Community Health Workers $29,930 - $64,340
Health Educators $35,380 - $86,050
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other $38,800 - $102,870
Midwives $38,800 - $102,870
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $42,990 - $138,650

NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
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HLC phone: 800-621-7440

Accredited by the Council on Public Health Education

Contact Information
Name:Sue Forster-Cox
Title:Online Coordinator
Phone: 575 646-2183