The No. 1 Public School of Public Health¹ Offers an Online MPH

Specialize in One of Four Concentrations

Complete a Master of Public Health degree in as few as 16-32 months.

In the face of pressing public health challenges, communities in the United States and beyond need tailored solutions that work in practice, not just on paper.

If you’re committed to making a difference where it matters, join us at the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earn your Master of Public Health (MPH) degree online.

No GRE required.

As a student, you’ll gain the crucial real-world experience, specialized expertise and interdisciplinary public health knowledge you need to take action and create a resilient culture of health for populations around the world.

Our degree programs are designed for working professionals, which means you can earn a degree in as few as 16-20 months without leaving your place of work and start making an impact right away.

Our concentrations pair skills with purpose

MPH Leadership | Lead Teams and Organizations

Leverage research and practice-based evidence to mobilize teams, strategically align organizations and systems, and accomplish large-scale change. Graduates advance health in clinical, community-based and workplace settings.

MPH Nutrition | Provide Nutritional and Dietary Guidance

Learn how to assess the scientific evidence for dietary guidelines and effectively communicate nutritional information to the public. Graduates work in a range of settings, from nonprofits and governmental agencies to nutrition marketing and media companies.

Applied Epidemiology | Use Data to Solve Global Health Crises

Identify public health threats and inform targets for interventions that reduce risk for entire populations. In the online MPH program’s Applied Epidemiology concentration, you’ll develop the epidemiologic skills to improve health on a larger scale.

Nutrition and Dietetics Program

Prepare to sit for the Commission on Dietetic Registration exam and become a practicing RD. From preventing disease to working with underserved populations to collaborating on public health initiatives, the Nutrition and Dietetics program graduates provide highly effective care to clients in multiple sectors and settings.

Take the next step in your public health career with MPH@UNC. Request information today.

¹Ranking information is from the most recent U.S. News & World Report list of best public health schools, published in 2021. UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health is ranked the No. 2 school of public health overall, but is the highest ranked public institution on the list.