Trinity’s School of Nursing and Health Professions offers a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree program. The MPH degree plan is a 42-credit hour program conducive to the working adult. Courses are offered evenings and weekends and combine face-to-face and online learning components. Students can enroll on a full-time or part-time basis.

Public health impacts every person in our society by addressing healthy living and housing, behavioral choices, food access, healthcare availability, exercise venues, and environmental exposures.  Work environments include local, state, and national government institutions and non-profit organizations.

Trinity’s Master of Public Health degree is an excellent next step for students from a wide range of disciplines, and especially those whose undergraduate majors are in Health Services, Psychology, Human Relations, Community Education, Business, Sociology, Communication, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Nursing, and other similar fields.  The MPH might also be an excellent second master’s for professionals already credentialed in Education, Healthcare, or other human services professions.

Ask us about our Dual Degree Programs!

Trinity’s School of Nursing and Health Professions offers two dual degree programs that are an interdisciplinary, and cost efficient, approach to earning two graduate degrees. The dual degree option allows students to complete one degree prior to completing the second degree. The MPH program may accept up to 12 credits from the MSA or MSN program.

Master of Science in Administration (MSA)/Master of Public Health (MPH) Dual Degree Program
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)/ Master of Public Health (MPH) Dual Degree Program

Your Academic Journey in Public Health

The Master of Public Health degree program is part of Trinity’s complete set of public health programs, from a certificate to an advanced degree.

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Degree Level: Graduate
Degree Type: M.P.H.
School: School of Nursing and Health Professions
Offered as a Major: Yes
Offered as a Minor: No
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Trinity’s School of Nursing and Health Professions offers a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree program. The MPH degree plan is a 42-credit hour program conducive to the working adult. Courses are offered evenings and weekends and combine face-to-face and online learning components. Students can enroll on a full-time or part-time basis.

Public health impacts every person in our society by addressing healthy living and housing, behavioral choices, food access, healthcare availability, exercise venues, and environmental exposures.  Work environments include local, state, and national government institutions and non-profit organizations.

Trinity’s Master of Public Health degree is an excellent next step for students from a wide range of disciplines, and especially those whose undergraduate majors are in Health Services, Psychology, Human Relations, Community Education, Business, Sociology, Communication, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Nursing, and other similar fields.  The MPH might also be an excellent second master’s for professionals already credentialed in Education, Healthcare, or other human services professions.

Ask us about our Dual Degree Programs!

Trinity’s School of Nursing and Health Professions offers two dual degree programs that are an interdisciplinary, and cost efficient, approach to earning two graduate degrees. The dual degree option allows students to complete one degree prior to completing the second degree. The MPH program may accept up to 12 credits from the MSA or MSN program.

Master of Science in Administration (MSA)/Master of Public Health (MPH) Dual Degree Program
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)/ Master of Public Health (MPH) Dual Degree Program

Your Academic Journey in Public Health

The Master of Public Health degree program is part of Trinity’s complete set of public health programs, from a certificate to an advanced degree.

Learn about the other programs in this sequence:

Affordable Tuition

The affordable tuition for the Master of Public Health, M.P.H. degree program in NHP is $825 per credit hour.

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The program is 42 credits (or 14 classes) long and students who are enrolled full-time (3 classes per semester) and take classes Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters can finish in a year and a half (or 5 semesters).  Those students enrolled part-time (1-2 classes) would take longer.

We do not have a GRE requirement as we have a 3.0 GPA minimum with provisional acceptance for those lower than a 3.0 on a case-by-case basis.

The MPH program is a synchronous program and is only online in the Fall 2021 semester due to the COVID pandemic.  We are slated to return to in-person classes in the Spring 2022 semester as of right now.  Students meet every other week, 8 times throughout the semester.

Various undergraduate degrees are accepted since Public Health is everywhere in the world and in various sectors. A passion for increasing the health and wellness of the community and world should be displayed in the entrance essay.

The MPH program does not have any pre-requisite courses to enter the program.

Students are enrolled on a continuous basis so there is ‘technically’ not a cohort but students can expect about 15-20 students in the courses.

Become a healthcare leader, having an impact on people's lives and communities' health.

The Trinity Advantage

  • Affordable: Trinity’s tuition for the MPH is one of the lowest in the region
  • Alternate weekly format: Online courses with Friday and Saturday face-to-face sessions 8 times a semester.
  • Attend full-time or part-time
  • 42-Credit Hours

Choose from Two Tracks

  • Community Health
  • Global Health Leadership

Prepare for Success: Potential Careers

  • Public Health Crisis Communication
  • Public Health Analyst
  • Public Health Preparedness Planner
  • Community Health Specialist
  • Health Communications Specialist
  • Go on to earn your Masters in Public Health, or enroll in Trinity’s Dual Degree Program

Learn In Demand Skills

  • Effectively communicate community needs, program actions, and strategic plans in times of health crises
  • Create processes for standardizing data to improve health
  • Develop and implement culturally sensitive strategies and programs to improve health in communities
  • Critically analyze needs to lead organizational change in alignment with health priorities
  • Apply evidence to address health disparities
  • Utilize quantitative and qualitative data to impact health care systems
  • Implement strategies or programs that impact behavioral change

MPH Core Curriculum

ADMN 613 Ethics for Leaders
HADV 621 Health Advocacy: Access and Navigation
HADV 631 Health Advocacy and Behavior Change
SNHP 530 Quantitative Research and Biostatistics

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MSA/MPH Dual Degree Program
Make an impact on the health and wellness of your community. Earn a dual degree in Master of Science in Administration and Master of Public Health
MSN/MPH Dual Degree Program
Become a nurse leader in community and public health. Earn a Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N) and Master of Public Health (M.P.H) in Trinity’s dual degree option.
Master of Science in Nursing, M.S.N.
Offers BSN nurses two tracks to continue their education as advanced nurses: Nursing Education and Nursing Administration.

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