Public Health

We offer both an undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) as well as a Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accredited Master of Public Health (MPH) degrees. Learn more about Public Health.

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Build a healthier community with a BS in Public Health

Our new bachelor’s program is now accepting applications for Fall 2019. Study with expert faculty, gain real-world experience, and connect with industry leaders.
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Reduced tuition for out-of-state MPH students

Out-of-state students in our Master of Public Health program can now receive a reduced tuition rate.
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MPH & BSPH gain CEPH Accreditation

The Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) has awarded the Muskie MPH and BPSH degrees accreditation through December 2021.
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USM building on first-time exchange program with University of Iceland

Graduate students from USM and the University of Iceland learned about each other's culture and approach to public health this summer in a first-time exchange.

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Jay Knowlton's USM Experience

Jay Knowlton talks about being a graduate student in public health, the Muskie School of Public Service faculty, and why he's happy to be a student at USM.

Master of Public Health at USM

With USM's Master of Public Health program, you can continue to work full-time while you complete your degree in up to six years' time.
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Muskie Public Health Education Corps

This select group of Muskie public health graduate students works with epidemiologists at the Maine CDC, Division of Infectious Disease.