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Courses

1

Course at a time

6

Weeks per course

8

Courses per year

What you'll learn

When you earn your online Master of Public Health with a concentration in Community Health Leadership, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. 

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Assess community health needs to develop and interpret public health programs
  • Create and implement community health programs
  • Evaluate and apply principles of biostatistics, environmental health, epidemiology and social-behavioral models
  • Evaluate programs and appropriately apply public health research findings to community health initiatives
  • Advocate for improved health outcomes, communicate shared vision, influence change and champion solutions
  • Evaluate current local and global health trends and create recommendations for institutional and health policy response
  • Mobilize community stakeholders for public health initiatives in diverse settings
  • Create and market health communications for individuals and groups from diverse cultural, ethnic and educational backgrounds
  • Create an effective leadership strategy, lead public health professionals and manage multidisciplinary system stakeholders

Schedule

Your academic counselor will help you schedule your courses for the online Master of Public Health with a concentration in Community Health Leadership.

Program Purpose Statement

The Master of Public Health with a concentration in Community Health Leadership (MPH/CHL) program prepares graduates to function in leadership roles in health education and community health settings. This program does not prepare or lead to any type of licensure or certification.

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Master of Public Health with a concentration in Community Health Leadership?

A MPH/CHL can prepare you to be a: 

  • Health educator
  • Community health worker
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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for health educators and community health workers is projected to be much faster than average between 2018 and 2028.

Tuition

Paying for school

locked-in tuition

$698

Cost per credit

Keep the same fixed, affordable tuition from start to finish of your degree program, even if it takes longer than you planned. That’s our promise: no matter what surprises life brings, you can count on us.

SAVE TIME AND MONEY ON YOUR DEGREE

Credit transfer made easy
Graduate faster by transferring in prior eligible credits from another accredited institution.

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Institutional accreditation

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), hlcommission.org. Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor.

Faculty fast facts

26

Average years of industry experience

32

Directors of Services

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.