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  • 20 Best Online Bachelor’s in Public Health 2018

    A Bachelor's degree in Public Health (BPH) prepares students for careers in public health, medical and health services, health education, community health, health administration, environmental health, nutrition, epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy, and more. A bachelor's degree in Public Health can also prepare students for a follow-on degree in public health, like a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) or an online Doctorate in Public Health (DrPH). The demand for public health professionals will continue to rise… Continue Reading

  • Top Online PhD in Public Health (DrPH) Programs 2018

    If you’ve already earned an MPH or related degree and are interested in research, teaching, or consulting in the field of public health, a Doctorate in Public Health (DrPH) may be a good investment. According to the Association of Schools of Public Health, the demand for public health workers, advisers, teachers, and consultants is at an all time high, and the need for public health leaders with doctoral-level degrees is great. The DrPH is an… Continue Reading

  • 10 Schools for Best MPH Fellowships 2018

    Public Health has been described as being concerned with improvement of health and prevention of disease and disability, worldwide. It is one of the most versatile fields of study there is, because it is implicated in the widest range of concerns in the professional and political world. Every person has concerned themselves with the health of someone at one time or another; an aging parent, a child, a partner, a co worker, perhaps themselves. Health… Continue Reading

  • 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

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