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aspects of public healthMaster of Public Health (MPH) Program

Program Director: Kathleen C. Brown, PhD, MPH

The MPH curriculum consists of 42 semester credit hours and is a non-thesis professional preparation degree program. To meet the educational needs of working students, the MPH degree can be earned on a part-time basis with most classes offered during late afternoons and evenings. Based on the experience of other part-time students, the degree program typically can be completed in two to three years.

Please view our program introduction here.


Mission, Vision, Goals, and Values
Program History

National Accreditation
Instructional, Research, and Service Objectives
Field Practice and Master's Essay
Program Governance

Core MPH Competencies and Courses


Available Concentrations

The MPH program currently offers three concentrations: Community Health Education, Health Policy and Management, and Veterinary Public Health. Please click on the image below for an in-depth description or each concentration.

MPH Concentrations VPH link HPM link CHElink


Dual MPH Degrees

The Department of Public Health is proud to offer dual degrees with the University of Tennessee College of Law and the Department of Nutrition. More information on these joint degrees can be found below:



Currently, the MPH program makes two minors available to its students: the epidemiology minor and the Intercollegiate Graduate Statistics Program (a statistics minor). You can find out more about these two minors by clicking here.



Additional MPH Information





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