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  • Most Affordable Online MPH Programs, 2017

    One of the fastest-growing and most dynamic career paths today is in Public Health. With our booming population and ever-expanding healthcare system, government, private industry, and non-profit services are working together to address the many critical health issues that plague our nation - obesity, cancer, addiction, pollution, and many, many more. All of that system together is what we think of as Public Health. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, the… Continue Reading

  • Are There Scholarships for Online MPH Programs?

    Getting a college education is not cheap, this can be especially true for online programs. The average student graduated over $30,000 in debt in 2016 (CNN, 2017). Financial experts advise never owing more in student loans than you will earn in your first year on the job. Luckily some professions, such as working in the public health sector, are well paid, growing fields that make that a possibility. Not only do MPH degrees lead to… Continue Reading

  • How Much Can I Make With An Online MPH?

    The one question most students ask before embarking on a Masters Degree in Public Health, is “how much money will I make?” Luckily for those interested in obtaining a MPH, the salary outlook is favorable. On average, many starting salaries in these positions is $50,000. However, when investing in your education, students also want to keep in mind the cost of their education vs their salary potential. With the abundance of online programs available, many… Continue Reading

  • Can I Get A CEPH Accredited MPH without the GRE?

    The short answer is, yes, many schools will offer their Masters of Public Health (MPH) degree without the requirement of taking the Graduate Records Exam (GRE). What is CEPH? The Council on Education for Public Health is a national, independent organization that is recognized to accredit not only graduate schools offering MPH, but also their graduate public health programs. In order to achieve this accreditation, the schools must meet their published criteria. By choosing a… Continue Reading

  • Top Public Health Stories of the Year (2015)

    Here are the most important public health issues that made headlines in 2015. 1. PERSONALIZED MEDICINE By Ayswaryak via Wikimedia Commons Most medical protocols are based on treating the average patient. Personalized medicine allows health providers to tailor prevention and treatment based on an individual’s genetics, health, environment, and lifestyle. In January 2015, President Obama announced his Precision Medicine Initiative that will support research into how to tailor treatments and care to individuals. The Initiative will… Continue Reading

  • 15 Best Value Online MPH Programs 2016

    The online degree option is ideal for students who are unwilling or unable to relocate or who do not wish to leave their current employment. Most of the best online MPH programs allow for a part-time study extended over a longer period than traditional 2 year residential programs. When researching online MPH program options, be sure to check your state's authorization of distance education - laws that regulate whether an institution can offer distance education… Continue Reading

  • Best Value Schools of Public Health

    Earning a masters degree is an investment - students will be expending time, energy and resources over the course of a program. On the financial end, full-time students will most likely not earn a salary, will be required to take out loans, and will have to move to a new city or state. They will put much of their time and energy into studying, working part-time as a research assistant, and completing an internship/practicum (examples… Continue Reading

  • 2015 Ranking of Best Value Bachelor of Public Health Programs

    When it comes to choosing the best value public health program for your undergraduate education, it's not all about the money. While cost may pay a significant role in deciding among programs, higher tuition does not necessarily translate into a better program, and vice versa. To aid you in your search, we have profiled* and ranked accredited bachelor's degrees in public health according to net price (based on in-state residency), student to faculty ratio, diversity,… Continue Reading

  • Most Affordable Residential MPH Programs for 2015

    There are a number of factors to consider when choosing an Masters in Public Health program: quality of the program, concentrations offered, opportunity for mentorship in a student’s specific interests, student life, and location, to name a few. In addition, prospective students need to consider the cost of attending graduate school and the potential amount of debt owed upon completing the degree. Given that recent data puts graduating masters students at an average of $57,600… Continue Reading

  • Epidemiologist Salary and Job Prospects

    If you are thinking about pursuing a career as an epidemiologist, you should know that this vocation can bring a variety of personal and professional benefits. In addition to earning competitive salaries, epidemiologists have the opportunity to contribute to the health of the communities they serve. By learning more about the field of epidemiology as well as the salary and job prospects for individuals working within this sector, you can make an informed decision regarding… Continue Reading

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