Online Master of Public Health (MPH) Degree Programs

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Earn your Master's degree online from top Public Health schools

Why earn a public health degree?

Receiving a degree in public health can open a path to a career in many fields. Whether you are looking to get your M.S. in Population and Health or advance your career with an MPH degree, you can find affordable online public health degrees from top universities offered on Coursera.

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Learn more about online public health degrees on Coursera

Top Quality Learning

We partner with leading universities to deliver the world's best online public health degree programs.

You don't need to quit your job or move to a new city to earn a top university degree in public health. Learn from the same professors and graduate with a high-value credential from the same university. Choose from a variety of online MPH programs and public health degrees in some of today’s most in-demand fields, and learn from leaders in the public health community.

Top Quality Learning
$22,000 for an online degree vs $52,000 for an on-campus degree

Affordable Pricing

Earn a high-stature public health degree for much less than similar programs.

We partner with top universities to create affordable learning programs that make public health degrees more accessible for everyone. With tuition well below most on-campus degree programs, online public health and MPH degrees on Coursera are designed to allow students to invest in their education and increase their earning potential post-graduation. Financial aid is available for qualified students.

Modular & Stackable

Try your first course risk-free & start working towards your public health degree today. Courses, Specializations, or MasterTrack Certificates that are part of degrees allow you to start learning right away, so you can make progress on your own schedule. If you are admitted to the full program, your completed courses count towards your degree learning.

Modular & Stackable

APPLIED, REAL-WORLD LEARNING

Benefit from team-based learning and live expert instruction.

Online public health degrees on Coursera are powered by technology that helps you spark meaningful connections with faculty and your peers. Throughout the program, you may attend online lectures from anywhere and interact directly with professors and classmates. On every step of your learning journey, you’ll have access to a dedicated online student support team. Get help to resolve sticking points so you can master new concepts and skills in computer science.

What students and faculty say

One of the features that worked so well for me was how modular it is.DAN GARTLEY, iMBA STUDENT
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It’s rooted in strong research, but also students will get the opportunity to have a project, a real-world application of the skills that they’ve learned.Helen WardProfessor of Public Health, Imperial College London
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Our aim with this program is to increase the public health knowledge and skills based across the globe and locations that need it the most.Paul AylinGMPH Program Director, Imperial College London
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Impact the world with a career in public health. Join Coursera and Adara Citron, MPH.Coursera WebinarsLearn from world-class experts who are leading the future of public health, 100% online.

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Grant M.

University of Illinois iMBA Student

Average age

35 years

Anu A.

University of Illinois MCS-DS Student

Average work experience

14 years

Students represent

95 countries

Qian Z.

University of Illinois MCS-DS Student

1st year student retention

92%

Ashish K.

University of Illinois MCS-DS Graduate

Frequently Asked Questions about Online MPH Degrees

  • A Master's in Public Health, or MPH, is an interdisciplinary graduate degree focused on the science and practical application of building good community health by learning to work designing good community education, working within the legal and political system to promote public health initiatives and policies. Master's in Public Health degrees can focus students looking to make the world a healthier place in many areas, including epidemiology, health education, environmental health, population science, biostatistics, and health services administration.

  • You can learn public health anytime and anywhere in the world – All you need is an internet connection.

  • For students that go through public health degree programs on Coursera that are accredited by our university partner, all of the content is created by university faculty members who are subject matter experts. Your degree will be conferred and accredited by the universities themselves.

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Coursera offers online Master’s degrees and Bachelor's degrees in Data Science, Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, MBA, Accounting, Entrepreneurship, and Public Health. If you are still evaluating a full degree program on Coursera, you might be interested in a MasterTrack Certificate. Public Health MasterTrack Certificates that are part of degrees allow you to start learning right away, so you can make progress on your own schedule. If you are admitted to the full program, your completed courses count towards your degree learning.

Discover financial resources to help fund your degree, and get the support you need to successfully pursue your learning goals.