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MPH program in Connecticut

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100% online MPH program

Earn your 42‑credit MPH degree fully online.

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Complete in as few as 12 – 15 months

Classes are offered in an accelerated 7‑week format.

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Six class starts

We offer six start dates annually for the program.

Advance your career in Healthcare with an MPH degree

  • 100% Online
  • 6 Start Dates
  • No GRE/GMAT Required
  • 7-week Terms
  • 3 Concentrations
  • 15 month Accelerated Option*

*Program length may vary by individual

Make a true impact — with an MPH degree

Become a catalyst for change and make an impact in healthcare with Goodwin’s MPH degree. Our expert faculty will prepare you with the knowledge and skillset to take on complex healthcare issues at local, national, and global levels. As an MPH student, you will learn to tackle a range of public health issues, including acute to chronic illnesses, lifestyle and behavioral health, maternal and child health, the opioid epidemic, Medicare for all, COVID-19, the flu, obesity, and emerging health issues.

The MPH Curriculum

Our 42-credit MPH program is comprised of 33 core credit hours and 9 credit hours. Focus your studies in an area of public health that interests you. Choose from three concentrations — Global Health, Community Health, or Health Policy and Management — and meet your specific personal and professional development goals.

Coursework includes:

MPH 502 Principals of Epidemiology
MPH 504 Public Health Policy
MPH 508 Global Public Health
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A flexible online MPH program

You can earn your MPH degree fully online — on your schedule. Take classes full- or part-time in an accelerated 7-week format and earn your degree in as few as 12 – 15 months. At Goodwin University, we’re making your educational goals achievable.

An investment in your future

Tuition for the MPH program is competitive with other private non-profit colleges, and we break it down for you so you know exactly what you'll pay before you start classes. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Students entering the MPH program must meet all program admissions requirements.

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Racquel S. Wright, MPH

“The MPH program at Goodwin has taught me to follow my dreams in the Public Health field and that I can accomplish anything in life with the mindset of always moving forward and striving for greatness.”

Your career-focused MPH degree

Goodwin University provides the curriculum and critical thinking skills needed for a variety of public health careers post-graduation.

MPH graduates develop a strong voice in the field and make a significant impact on the world.

Career options for MPH graduates include:

  • Community Health Workers
  • Disaster and Emergency Coordinators
  • Environmental Health Specialists
  • Epidemiologists
  • Public Health Directors and Educators
  • Research Assistants
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Expert Faculty

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Maritza Bond, MPH

Maritza Bond is a dedicated health professional experienced in local, state, and federal services and mandates. She is the new Director of Public Health in New Haven after being the Director of Public Health and Social Services for the city of Bridgeport. Her expertise includes promoting community health using policy, system, and collective impact framework.

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Meg Zayan, EdD, RDH, MPH

Dr. Zayan has previously served as the dean and director of UB’s Fones School of Dental Hygiene, worked for the Colorado Migrant Health Department, the U.S. Agency for International Development, CARE International, and the U.S. State Department. She has taught online courses for 10+ years.

The benefits of two universities

This is a joint program offered by Goodwin University and University of Bridgeport. You will learn alongside fellow students from both universities and share experiences in a richly diverse learning environment. Upon completion, your master’s degree will list both universities.

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