Accelerated MPH

The USM public health program is excited to announce the official launch of its accelerated Master of Public Health (MPH) degree option. Now students in any major can apply to start their graduate studies while still completing their undergraduate degree. Depending on their number of undergraduate electives, juniors and seniors may take up to 21 MPH credits, which is basically half of the MPH degree. These include classes in epidemiology, health systems, and social and behavioral health. The Public Health faculty notes, “There is a huge need for MPH graduates throughout Maine and beyond, with both the federal and state governments investing in our public health infrastructure. This accelerated option will help students interested in improving the public’s health get both degrees and into the workforce sooner.”

Students who are interested in learning more about the accelerated MPH program should email Professor Greenfield

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 2029.