Health Education and Promotion: MPHDepartment: Kinesiology and Health Science Department
College: Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services
The Health Education and Promotion (HEP) Master of Public Health (MPH) program at USU trains students to be leaders in the field of Public Health. HEP MPH graduates are well prepared for careers in health care settings, academic institutions, local, state, and federal health agencies, private industry, and non-profit organizations. Students receive training in program planning and evaluation, social determinates of health, health communication, quantitative and qualitative public health methods, health behavior, health policy, leadership, and systems thinking.
The Health Education and Promotion MPH Degree emphasizes the behavioral, social and cultural factors related to individual and population health and health disparities over the life span. Learn to promote and sustain healthy environments and healthy lives for individuals and populations.
The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services may charge differential tuition for this program. Differential tuition is an added cost per credit for courses in the program. See the last page in the USU Tuition & Fee schedule for more information.
Students who complete a MPH degree in Health Education and Promotion can seek out diverse positions in public health organizations that offer opportunities for leadership roles, professional development, and higher pay and benefits. These organizations include:
- Local, state, and federal health agencies
- Colleges and universities
- Health care organizations
- Utah Department of Workforce Services
- Community social service organizations
- International health programs and aid agencies
Potential positions for MPH graduates include:
- Disaster and emergency specialist
- Medical and health services manager
- Public health educator
- Public health nurse
- Medical social worker
Select degrees and programs are not available at all Utah State University locations. Please contact a Statewide Campuses advisor to verify program availability.If you are intending to complete this program online outside the state of Utah, please review our state authorizations to see if this program is offered in your state.