AT A GLANCE
- Provider: University of Michigan
- Platform: Coursera
- Format: Completely online
- First class starting: Fall 2019
- Link to Degree Page: Master of Public Health | Coursera
Ranked among the nation’s top schools of public health by US News and World Report, the University of Michigan School of Public Health educates and trains more than 1,000 graduate and undergraduate students each year. The school's interdisciplinary strength of the faculty and curriculum empowers learners to develop innovative solutions to complex health challenges, including chronic and infectious diseases, obesity and food insecurity, health care quality and costs, climate change and environmental determinants of health, and socioeconomic inequalities and their impact on health. Leveraging the flexibility of an online degree, Michigan Public Health prepares you to analyze, communicate, and lay the groundwork for a healthier tomorrow.
In this degree, you will receive accredited training from top faculty in a variety of public health disciplines for deep foundational understanding. Plus you’ll be able to select from a wide range of specializations for focused expertise, including population health, program planning and evaluation, health analytics, genomics and precision health. This program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.
The Master of Public Health degree is expected to launch in 2019, subject to approval by the University of Michigan.
Who is this degree for:
This degree is for students who have an interest in the complex interplay of social, environmental, economic, political, technological, and social justice forces that shape human health globally and locally. Michigan's program emphasizes application of research methods and foundational public health principles to improve population health outcomes. This degree welcomes learners from varied backgrounds in health professions, health industries, government, and non-government organizations who are looking to advance their career.
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